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Annual Report 2022

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Reflections on 25 Years of Service and Friendship

In the late 1980s, my colleague Tom Drexler and I started a service program at Georgetown Prep called Somos Amigos. Our challenge: how do you take a young person...

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We’re Back! Volunteering to resume in 2022

December 2021. We’re back! After nearly two years, we are back! We are very happy to announce that we will have volunteers staffing our clinic again in 2022! We...

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Volunteering & Clinic Staff Update

Hace mucho tiempo! Summer greetings to everyone. I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on our plans for resuming volunteer trips to the Dominican Republic. The bottom...

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Will you help us close the gap?

“Why do you support Somos Amigos?” Update June 18, 2021: We did it! YOU did it! And we can’t thank you enough. Knowing we were set back by unanticipated...

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April Clinic Update

April 2021 represents one full year of changes. Today our operations look a little different than this time last year, when we had to figure out new ways to...

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Expanding our Women’s Health Initiatives

Where would we be without the women in our lives? This month, we’re celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8th by asking ourselves, “how can we honor our female...

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Remembering the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

As we conclude our January Clinic operation, we mark eleven years since a destructive earthquake struck Haiti, our neighboring country to the west. We were at the clinic and...

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Recognizing our staff and volunteers

We wanted to take this moment to recognize the incredible efforts of our Dominican team, without whom the past year of tremendous change would have been impossible. Muchisimas gracias...

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GivingTuesday: December 1, 2020

UPDATE (11/17): Double your gift by giving on our Facebook page, where Facebook will be matching all donations! Starting at 5 a.m. Pacific/8 a.m. Eastern, give Good Medicine and...

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