Martin Smith, Senior Communication Officer

Recent Posts by Martin Smith, Senior Communication Officer:

Steve Stirling Honored for Lifelong Commitment To Healing Children

MAP International President Steve Stirling was honored with the 2018 Human Excellence Award on June 19 by the Hope Collaborative at Harvard University for his lifelong commitment of helping to heal children around the world.

Topics: steve stirling Awards Harvard Hope Collaborative

Puerto Rico Needs Your Help

(Editor's Note:  MAP International is working to save lives and restore hope for people in Puerto Rico.  Please consider a generous gift today to help get medicine and health supplies for people in need.  

Topics: disaster relief MAP International Hurricane maria Puerto Rico Johnson & Johnson pray for puerto rico

Irma Relief: A measure of comfort in a difficult time

Tens of thousands of Coastal Georgia residents are returning to their communities following evacuation from Hurricane Irma.

Many are finding their homes uninhabitable due to damaging flood waters and downed trees on top of their roofs.

Topics: disaster relief Hurricane Matthew MAP International irma hurricane irma brunswick georgia florida displaced people disaster health kits shelters Savannah evacuation shelter coastal georgia floods

Hurricane Irma Update

Many of our friends and family experienced significant flooding due to the enormous tidal surge from Hurricane Irma.  At this time, we ask for your continued prayers for the well-being of all those affected by both Irma and Harvey.

Topics: disaster relief MAP International hurricane harvey hurricane texas hurricane irma florida

MAP Relief For Texas Grows

Flooding in Texas - Health Conditions & Threats

Flooding and disasters like Harvey hurt children, the elderly and disabled the most. Many already have compromised health. Events like this make them even more susceptible.

Love is what you do....

Our partner, Love A Child, begins each day at 4 a.m. It’s a great time of day to avoid the heat of Haiti. For Bobby and Sherry Burnette and the Love A Child mobile clinic team, they’ve been rising early for more than 25 years because once they arrive at their mission site, people will have been lined up for hours to receive medical care.

Topics: medical relief earthquakes Haiti Medicine for the World Love A Child Clinic Love

A Humbling Day in Haiti

Board member Susan Roeder devotes much of her time with MAP working on the numbers.  She serves on our audit committee helping us maintain the top-notch charity ratings. Yet from our experience visiting clinics and orphanages, she eloquently sums up the day in one word. “Humbling.   To see modern day heroes of the faith sacrificing what would otherwise could be an easy life in the US, lead a life of service, treating people who have practically nothing with great dignity,” Mrs. Roeder said.

Topics: Health Medical Mission Packs Haiti Clinic Steve CEO

Making A Difference Through Partnership

Monday, August 7, 2017

This week we ask for your prayers as members of the MAP International Board of Directors and its Board of Governors, staff and guests travel to Haiti to visit with partner organizations, Christian Aid Ministries, Food For The Poor and Love A Child. 

Topics: Haiti Medicine for the World Christian Aid Ministries Love A Child

First Annual Bill Foege Global Health Award To Be Presented To Rotary International And Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation In June

On June 11, 2017, MAP International and the Atlanta global health community will launch the annual Bill Foege Global Health Awards.

Topics: Global Health humanitarian aid

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