Volunteer Stories

Below, you will find a collection of stories and journal entries from past Hôpital Sacré Coeur volunteers.

Donor Spotlight: The St. Louis Phatt BoyZ with Pete & Wendy McGowan

2015 marked the 10th anniversary of the Annual St. Louis Phatt BoyZ contest. What started originally as a weight loss contest among a group of modestly inflated middle aged men has now turned into an annual tradition for the benefit of CRUDEM. Read More

Thank You, St. Louis!

On September 10th almost 200 people packed The Schlafly Tap Room on Locust Street to celebrate — in Haitian style — The CRUDEM Foundation and Hôpital Sacré Coeur. Read More

A Message from Stephen Reese of St. Louis

All too often people become fixated with an image of Haiti as a place where years of corruption and poverty make it impossible to effect change. That’s not always the case. Read More

Donor Spotlight: Archie and Penny Jenkins, Jacksonville, Florida

My wife Penny, our son Arch and our family have been involved in several non-profits through the years, including chairing the Duval County and state of Florida Cancer Crusades and as a founder of... Read More

Thank You, Jacksonville!

On January 15, almost 300 people braved a ghastly Jacksonville rain storm to attend A Taste of Haiti, held at the Haskell Building on Riverside Avenue. Read More