Volunteer Stories

A Week in the Life of a Long Term CRUDEM Volunteer

My name is Ted Hodges, and I am working for six months as a long-term volunteer at CRUDEM. Read More

XYZ Youth Mission Club Builds Gazebo for Staff Recreation

Earlier this year, 24 high school students from the XYZ Youth Mission Club of St Thomas Reform Church, St Thomas, Virgin Islands built a gazebo as a staff recreation facility. Read More

Love Rescue Me

On April 29, a group of seventeen Senior High School Students and seven adult leaders from the St. Thomas Reformed Church in the Virgin Islands left for their annual mission trip. Read More

A Photographer’s Impression of Milot

Good fortune was mine the day I met Dr. Bill Guyol at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Conversation ensued, and before I knew it, he was offering me the opportunity to travel with his... Read More

CRUDEM Volunteer Goes Above and Beyond

Ed Constantine paused for a moment as he taxied the Beech Baron into position on Runway 5 at Boca Raton Airport. “At this point, I always pray.” Read More

Joseph’s Story: Emergency Medicine as Love-in-Action

...in the midst of tragedy love still works its glory; bringing awe into the most unlikely moments; calling forth the best of human nature, and weaving a tapestry of elements that leaves the participants... Read More

A Young Volunteer’s First Week in Milot: Reflections

When we walked to church last Sunday, a little boy walked past us in his white button-down shirt and his tidy-whities. When he reached the church, he stopped, leaned over, and pulled on... Read More

The Volunteers at the Hôpital Sacré Coeur

The post-earthquake period revealed a reality which daily operations has a tendency to, if not conceal, at least minimize: the success of Hôpital Sacré Coeur is not only national, but has reached foreign shores. Read More

The High Impact of Volunteering at Hôpital Sacré Coeur

CRUDEM’s Hôpital Sacré Coeur is so grateful to all of the dedicated and committed volunteers who have come to give of their time, talents and resources over the past 24 years. Read More