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Dear Friends, Family and Forward in Health Supporters: As you probably are aware Hurricane Matthew was a direct hit on Southern Haiti October 4, 2016, exactly where Forward in Health provides life-saving healthcare every day.  Our clinic, Klinik Fonfred, opened in September of 2015.  Our mission and the need have never been more urgent and […]

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Spring Newsletter and Student Trip

                   Winchendon School students from the 2012 trip at the “nursing home”. In a little over 24 hours 14 high school students from The Winchendon School in Winchendon, MA will be waking up to begin their journey to Les Cayes, Haiti with Forward in Health. Travel day will begin with the bus pulling out of […]

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…the work remains

            2013 has gotten off to a great start for FIH and promises to be the year that the dream becomes a reality! The decision has been made to open the first wing of the clinic, a little less than half of the clinic space that has been built so far. This will require finish […]

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Bringing More Than Life Saving Medical Care

Aerial view of the FIH Compound Forward in Health is beginning 2013 with more plans, progress, and promise than at any time in our brief history. FIH was founded in 2006 with the apparently simple mission of bringing basic healthcare to the impoverished people of  FondeFred, Haiti. FondeFred is a community of 8,000 people with […]

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Forward in Health, the Gardner Massachusetts based non-profit constructing a healthcare clinic in Fonfred, Haiti, is kicking off the Christmas season with a Christmas concert. Performing will be the Fitchburg based Maverick Street Band. The date is Saturday November 24th at 7 PM at the Dukakis Auditorium at Monty Tech High School in Fitchburg, Ma. […]

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Second Annual Forward in Health Golf Tournament a huge success

Post tournament BBQ meal with braised beef, ribs, quarter of chicken and strawberry shortcake.               Here are the winners: Standing next to FIH co-founder Paula Mulqueen on  the left is  FIH board member and frequent traveler to Haiti Sandy Hartnett, Mike Harnett, Jimmy Walmsley, and Cathy Walmsley, along with FIH co-founder John Mulqueen Group of […]

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Many Faces of Forward in Health

Forward in Health continues to make strides towards the opening of a medical clinic in Fondfrede, Haiti. While this is the primary mission of FIH it is not the only way that we are able to positively impact people in Haiti and in our own community. Haiti is in the midst of a dry spell. […]

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Lorie Butler Blogs on Haiti, Nursing, & Faith

Realizing I needed to write in the FIH Blog I was finding it hard to write something when it’s been so long since I’ve been there.  However, being that Nurses’ week approaching us I thought about it and thought that it might be appropriate to talk a little about how my past trips to Haiti […]

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Dear Friends and Supporters,

Since 2001 – nearly a decade before the Haitian Earthquake – Forward in Health (FIH) has been working tirelessly to provide medical aid in Haiti alongside countless doctors, nurses, and other volunteers. In January 2010, when the tragic earthquake struck, Forward in Health’s mission to improve the health conditions and dignity of the people in […]

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