Forward in Health Student Group Update

The Forward in Health Student Group at Gardner High School held its 6th Annual Teacher Talent Show on Thursday February 9th. Several hundred students watched as 15 teacher and staff acts sang songs, played instruments, performed magic, danced, and brought down the house with comedy routines.     The student group formed six years ago […]

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Last weekend we had to clean out a few storage lockers filled with miscellaneous items from previous trips to Haiti. What at the onset looked like a full day of labor ended up taking only an hour because we had a great turnout from the FIH community – pitching in and getting it done! This […]

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FIH Clinic Update from Audrey Hunter

Forward in Health continues to make headway towards completing Phase I of the health clinic in Fonde Frede, Haiti.  Walls are up, permanent stairs are being installed, there is talk about doors and windows being installed soon, and plumbing and electricity add to our optimism about a vision for a permanent clinic providing healthcare to […]

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Landmark Relationship

Monday December 12, 2011 the Forward in Health board made a unanimous decision designed to both complete the first phase of our mission, bringing healthcare to the people of Fondefred, Haiti, and also ensure our future. FIH is proud and excited to announce the signing of an agreement and relationship with Seven Hills Global Outreach […]

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FIH Truck filled with supplies

  Paul Demeo, John Mulqueen, and Bob Hurtubise Gardner High Haiti Club Packs the truck Sunday November 11, 2011 a truck filled with construction items, medical supplies, and clothing will leave Gardner, Massachusetts for Miami, Florida. The 24 foot box truck will then depart on a cargo ship for Haiti. Word has spread that Paula […]

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Lunch with Troy Brown Raffle

It is that time of the year again and thanks to the generosity of Narragansett Beer, Troy Brown, and Jimmy Kraskouskas of Anthony’s Liquor Mart in Gardner FIH is proud to announce our second raffle for lunch with Troy Brown. Only 500 tickets are being sold at $25 each.  Proceeds this year to benefit FIH […]

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Sister City Golf Tournament

Tomorrow is the first Sister City Golf Tournament at the Gardner Municipal Golf Course. This kicks off and celebrates the inauguration as Gardner, Ma and Fondefred, Haiti become Sister Cities. FIH is the proud recipient of the proceeds. Over 60 golfers, an Octoberfest Dinner, and many donated auction and raffle items complete the celebration.   […]

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Items needed for Supply Truck Going to Haiti

Forward in Health has received a generous donation of a 24 foot 2001 Sterling box truck. Matt Hogan, president of Industrial Packaging Supply Co. of Auburn, Ma., became aware of the need for a box truck by FIH and pledged to either find a donated truck or pay for one himself. True to his word […]

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FIH Update

It has been too long since our last blog and update. A lot has been happening. Here are some of the highlights.Hal Seifert has been home but returns to supervise construction in Haiti October 8th. We are anxious to complete phase 1 of construction and we are still on target to open the doors of […]

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