Guatemala City, Guatemala


Population: 1 million

Language: Spanish

Living in Poverty: 60%

Poverty Defined: Earning less than $150 US a month

Mission Facts


Fundraising Goal:
$150,000

Volunteers:
Surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and medical support staff

Impact: The Osborne Head & Neck Foundation (OHNF) delivers life-saving and life-changing surgical care to communities in need around the globe. Through our annual Medical Mission we connect expert volunteer surgeons with those suffering in remote areas of developing nations. Past missions have included Ethiopia, India and Peru.

Fundraiser Profile

Join me and change lives in Guatemala

I was named after my grandfather, Johnny B. Drummer, who died from colon cancer when I was seven months old. Although I never had the chance to get to know him, it was important for me to learn about the disease that took his life. Through my time at The Osborne Head and Neck Institute, I was educated about the causes and treatment of colorectal cancer, and the resources needed for prevention. I also became acutely aware that the medical resources we have in our country are far more abundant than many other countries that lack the most basic medical care.

I now have the opportunity and privilege to give back to those who are not as fortunate. In February 2022, I will be traveling with The Osborne Head and Neck Foundation’s physicians and other volunteers to Guatemala City for a Medical and Impact Mission. Our goal is to provide individuals with the medical support they need, while helping underprivileged schools and orphanages. Please join me in making a difference by contributing to this life-changing mission. Any amount will make a difference, whether you donate $10 or $100. Any support would be greatly appreciated!

I’ve committed to raising $10,000 towards Medical and Impact Missions in Guatemala. With your support we can change lives.

$9,850 of $10,000 pledged

Medical and Impact Missions are 100% funded by donations from supporters like you. We commit to communities with little to no access to medical care, and bring all supplies needed to perform a wide array of medical services.

Your donation is…

  • Providing clinical and surgical services, at no cost, to those living in extreme poverty in Guatemala
  • Arranging and paying for transportation for patients living in remote villages
  • Providing local language experts to eliminate language as a barrier to care
  • Securing lodging for patients in the city during treatment and post op care
  • Sponsoring children to be fed, sheltered, clothed, and protected at the Hogar Shalom Orphanage
  • Adding up to 50 computers for children in remote villages to learn employable skills that can lift them out of poverty
  • Refreshing a school and orphanage living quarters, inside and out, with new paint and onsite community works
  • Increasing access to education skills training

Fundraising

Make A Gift!

Your gift makes a major impact by providing shelter, and securing food, clothing and access to education for homeless children in Guatemala, but that’s not all. You’re also helping provide life-saving surgical care for families in the same region. Thank you.

$9,850 of $10,000 pledged

Guatemala City, Guatemala


Population: 1 million

Language: Spanish

Living in Poverty: 60%

Poverty Defined: Earning less than $150 US a month

  • Over 40% of the population has no access to medical care
  • Guatemala is ranked 31 out of 33 latin countries in child mortality and positive health outcomes
  • On average, it takes 9 hours of travel to see the closest doctor
  • Patients are often asked to bring medical supplies, hospitals do not have budgets to cover basic needs
  • Over 20 languages are spoken making access to care difficult

Mission Facts


Team Fundraising Goal: $200,000

Volunteers: Surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, medical support staff, and concerned humanitarians like you.

Impact:

The Osborne Head & Neck Foundation (OHNF) provides life-saving and life-changing surgical care to communities in need around the globe.

Through annual Medical Mission we connect expert volunteer surgeons with those suffering in remote areas of developing nations. Impact Mission volunteers simultaneously work towards improving the lives of underserved children and those living in poverty in the same region.

Past missions have included Ethiopia, Belize, India, and Peru.

Guatemala Impact Mission

Learn more about how your gift makes an impact

Guatemala Impact Mission

Learn more about how your gift makes an impact

Fundraiser Profile

Join Me and Change Lives in Guatemala

I was named after my grandfather, Johnny B. Drummer, who died from colon cancer when I was seven months old. Although I never had the chance to get to known him, it was important for me to learn about the disease that took his life. Through my time at The Osborne Head and Neck Institute, I was educated about the causes and treatment of colorectal cancer, and the resources needed for prevention. I also became acutely aware that the medical resources we have in our country are far more abundant than many other countries that lack the most basic medical care.

I now have the opportunity and privilege to give back to those who are not as fortunate. In February 2022, I will be traveling with The Osborne Head and Neck Foundation’s physicians and other volunteers to Guatemala City for a Medical and Impact Mission. Our goal is to provide individuals with the medical support they need, while helping underprivileged schools and orphanages. Please join me in making a difference by contributing to this life-changing mission. Any amount will make a difference, whether you donate $10 or $100. Any support would be greatly appreciated!

I’ve committed to raising $10,000 towards Medical and Impact Missions in Guatemala. With your support we can change lives.

$9,850 of $10,000 pledged

Medical and Impact Missions are 100% funded by donations from supporters like you. We commit to communities with little to no access to medical care, and bring all supplies needed to perform a wide array of medical services.

Your donation is…

  • Providing clinical and surgical services, at no cost, to those living in extreme poverty in Guatemala
  • Arranging and paying for transportation for patients living in remote villages
  • Providing local language experts to eliminate language as a barrier to care
  • Securing lodging for patients in the city during treatment and post op care
  • Sponsoring children to be fed, sheltered, clothed, and protected at the Hogar Shalom Orphanage
  • Adding up to 50 computers for children in remote villages to learn employable skills that can lift them out of poverty
  • Refreshing a school and orphanage living quarters, inside and out, with new paint and onsite community works
  • Increasing access to education skills training

Fundraising

Make A Gift!

Your gift makes a major impact by providing shelter, and securing food, clothing and access to education for homeless children in Guatemala, but that’s not all. You’re also helping provide life-saving surgical care for families in the same region. Thank you.

$9,850 of $10,000 pledged

Guatemala Impact Mission

Learn more about how your gift makes an impact

Guatemala City, Guatemala


Population: 1 million

Language: Spanish

Living in Poverty: 60%

Poverty Defined: Earning less than $150 US a month

  • Over 40% of the population has no access to medical care
  • Guatemala is ranked 31 out of 33 latin countries in child mortality and positive health outcomes
  • On average, it takes 9 hours of travel to see the closest doctor
  • Patients are often asked to bring medical supplies, hospitals do not have budgets to cover basic needs
  • Over 20 languages are spoken making access to care difficult

Mission Facts


Team Fundraising Goal: $200,000

Volunteers: Surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, medical support staff, and concerned humanitarians like you.

Impact:

The Osborne Head & Neck Foundation (OHNF) provides life-saving and life-changing surgical care to communities in need around the globe.

Through annual Medical Mission we connect expert volunteer surgeons with those suffering in remote areas of developing nations. Impact Mission volunteers simultaneously work towards improving the lives of underserved children and those living in poverty in the same region.

Past missions have included Ethiopia, Belize, India, and Peru.

Donate & Change A Life

PROVIDE FOR A CHILD IN NEED

You can meet the needs of one child in Guatemala for an entire year, including shelter, food, clothing and education for as little as $2.23 a day, $67 a month or $800 annually.

Thank you for your support!

Help this fundraiser reach their goal

$9,850 of $10,000 pledged
$
Dedicate this Donation

Honoree Details

Select Payment Method
Personal Info

Credit Card Info
This is a secure SSL encrypted payment.

Billing Details

Donation Total: $50.00 One Time