International Child Care - United States - Health and wholeness for children and families in empowered communities http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news en Third Annual Hunt for Grace http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/third-annual-hunt-grace <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/third-annual-hunt-grace" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/hunt1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Twenty-five hunters participated in the third annual Hunt for Grace earlier this month at the High Brass Hunting Preserve in Grant, OK. On two separate weekends, participates took part in a full day of all inclusive hunts for quail, pheasant, and chukar. They raised a total of $13,950 for children in Haiti and the Dominican Republic! Thank you to everyone who participated and donated money!</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/third-annual-hunt-grace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:08:01 +0000 Suzanne 756 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org 2014 Christmas Appeal http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/2014-christmas-appeal <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/2014-christmas-appeal" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/cmumma-1540bandw.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <h2>An Anonymous Donor Will Match your Gift Up To $80,000!</h2> <h4>&nbsp;</h4> <h4>Incredible opportunity to make your gift go even further! They will even match workplace giving!</h4> <p>Fundraising for Haiti has become progressively difficult over the last few years.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attachment"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/attachments/christmasappeal14b.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=594921">christmasappeal14b.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/2014-christmas-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:31:15 +0000 Suzanne 755 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org ICC Is Honored as 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/icc-honored-2014-top-rated-nonprofit <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/icc-honored-2014-top-rated-nonprofit" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/badge.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>For Immediate Release:</strong></p> <p><strong>INTERNATIONAL CHILD CARE IS HONORED AS 2014 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT <em>GreatNonprofits.org Award is based on Positive Online Reviews</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/icc-honored-2014-top-rated-nonprofit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:57:11 +0000 Suzanne 754 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org ICC Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/icc-earns-coveted-4-star-rating-charity-navigator <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/icc-earns-coveted-4-star-rating-charity-navigator" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/4star_125x125.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>For Immediate Release:</strong></p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/icc-earns-coveted-4-star-rating-charity-navigator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:44:58 +0000 Suzanne 753 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org GCH's 13th Nursing Symposium http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/press-release <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/press-release" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/ellen2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On November 6th at King's Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Grace Children's Hospital (GCH) participated in the 13th Nursing Symposium for Haitian nursing students. Director of Nursing at GCH Jocelyne Arnoux and ICC USA board member Dr. Ellen Palmer played key leadership roles in the preparation and execution of the symposium.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/press-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:49:06 +0000 Suzanne 752 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org CBR Sisters: The Story of Yadinay and Jacquelin Martinez http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/cbr-sisters <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/cbr-sisters" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/mumma-4398.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Australian poet Pam Brown once wrote: "An older sister is a friend and defender -- a listener, conspirator, a counselor and a sharer of delights." Sisterhood is a very strong bond; however, for 12-year-old Yadinay Martinez, her relationship with older sister Jacquelin, 24, is different from Brown's description.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/cbr-sisters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:51:12 +0000 Suzanne 751 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org The Story of Richardson Deseus http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/10/story-richardson-deseus <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/10/story-richardson-deseus" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/image003_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>At Grace Children's Hospital (GCH) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, more than 400 patients are seen each day. The hospital's inpatient ward treats approximately 300 children each year. Each child's stay averages three months, in which they receive excellent medical care from professional doctors and nurses, nutritious meals to help them grow healthy and strong, and comfort from the dedicated and loving mamas (nurses’ aides).</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/10/story-richardson-deseus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:19:10 +0000 Suzanne 750 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Fall Grace is here! http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/10/fall-grace-here <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/10/fall-grace-here" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/mumma-1030092.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In case you missed it in your mailbox, ICC USA has released the Fall 2014 Grace Newsletter!</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/10/fall-grace-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:46:03 +0000 Suzanne 749 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Eliminate TB by 2050: Development of New Vaccine http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/10/eliminate-tb-2050-development-new-vaccine <p>International Child Care plays a leading role in the prevention and cure of tuberculosis (TB) through the national TB program in Haiti. In a country where one out of every eight children will not live to see their fifth birthday due to the contraction of a preventable disease, child inoculation is an utmost concern for the organization.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/10/eliminate-tb-2050-development-new-vaccine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:55:44 +0000 Suzanne 748 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Playing to Heal http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/09/power-play-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/09/power-play-0" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/mumma-1030059.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Listen for God's voice in everything you do and everywhere you go; He's the one that will keep you on track" (Proverbs 3:6).</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/09/power-play-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:39:11 +0000 Suzanne 743 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org