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All missions are carried out in the humanitarian spirit of service and compassion. All missions are supported by the generosity of special people and organizations in our community who carry and foster that same spirit. We welcome all donations of time, gifts in kind, and monetary contributions. OHH is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax-deductible.  

Donations are accepted through the MCV Foundation

Further information about giving and opportunities for online donations can be found at the MCV Foundation website:

Gifts of all sizes are needed

  • $25 would buy needed antibiotics and pain medication for a child to recover from surgery
  • $100 would buy clothes and shoes and other gifts for our patients and their families
  • $1,000 would sponsor a medical student or a volunteer to travel, participate in missions
  • Sponsor a surgical mission
    • $15,000 for Central American Missions
    • $25,000 for South American Missions
    • $35,000 for African or Eastern Mission
  • Sponsor a school or hospital:
    • $5,000 helps OHH bring and ship needed school supplies and equipment
    • $25,000 helps upgrade lacking and outdated medical equipment
  • Donate to OHH Foundation for longterm sustainability, for instance
    • $100,000-1,000,000 would provide an endowed base of support to ensure sustainability of the mission program

Gifts in Kind

For all pharmaceutical donations please contact Dr. Gregory Chenault.

Time and service by medical professionals and administrative personnel, medical equipment and supplies, and transportation to include air, ground, and shipping are always needed.

Gifts to OHH are tax deductible and can be directed to the Operation Helping Hands Fund

To give, please contact Dr. Michel Aboutanos

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