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April 5, 2022

Carlos Returns Home With a Spring in his Step

It is no surprise that Carlos’s joyful reaction to his new adult-sized prostheses brought tears to his Host parent’s eyes. Nick and Jackie Alectoridis have hosted […]
January 14, 2020

Mission Accomplished

Nineteen volunteers travelled to the Dominican Republic from October 26 to November 2, 2019 on the annual ENT medical trip to help disadvantaged children. The team, […]
October 11, 2019

Facing the World with Confidence

The International Inbound Program brought Mariana Lira to New Jersey for the fourth time this summer for additional reconstructive surgery on her face. A patient of Dr. Hakan Kutlu […]
July 2, 2019


During a six-month stay in New Jersey, Eulalia Estaban Pedro, a thirteen-year-old from Guatemala, underwent two surgeries for a frontal encephalocele performed by Dr. Richard Anderson, […]
March 25, 2019

Healing the Children New Jersey and Berkeley College Partner to Help Children in Ecuador

Healing the Children New Jersey and Berkeley College’s team of students, faculty, and alumna participated on a week-long medical mission at the Roberto Gilbert Children’s Hospital […]
March 18, 2019

Ophthalmology Team Improves the Quality of Life for Over One Hundred Ecuadorean Children

A team of twenty volunteers, led by Dr. Bruce Schnall, provided medical care to children with strabismus and ptosis. The team screened over three hundred children […]
March 17, 2019

Orthopedic Team Brings Hope to Ecuadorean Children and Their Families

Healing the Children New Jersey sent twenty-three volunteers to Guayaquil, Ecuador on an orthopedic mission in January to provide free surgical care to impoverished children. The […]
December 12, 2018

Annual ENT Mission to the Dominican Republic Helps Dozens of Children

Healing the Children New Jersey’s volunteer medical team screened 248 children and performed ninety-one procedures on sixty-seven children at the Centro Medico Romana in the Dominican […]
December 12, 2018

HTCNJ Returns to the Dominican Republic with an Ophthalmology Team

After a three-year hiatus, HTCNJ returned to the Dominican Republic with an ophthalmology team in November to help children suffering from congenital eye misalignment. The trip […]
August 13, 2018

HTCNJ Makes an Impact in Ecuador

In June 2018 HTCNJ sent twenty-seven volunteers to Guayaquil to provide free surgical care to children born with eye misalignment.  At the Leon Becerra Hospital the […]
June 4, 2018

How You Improved the Vision of Thirty Peruvian Children

In April a volunteer medical team traveled to Peru to perform surgeries on children with congenital eye misalignment. “The eleven-person ophthalmology team examined over 120 children […]
June 4, 2018

Your Support Has Given Children Brighter Smiles and Brighter Futures

For the third straight year, a volunteer medical team traveled to Peru in April to treat children born with facial and oral malformations. Dr. Lloyd B. […]