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#Giving Tuesday November 26, 2018

#GivingTuesday is November 27th. It is with your donations that Headwaters is able to organize ongoing relief operations both domestically and internationally. Donations from our supporters have raised funds for projects in the US, Haiti, Greece, and many more countries. Thank you for all your support! Click here to donate.

Join the Spirit of Giving November 15, 2018

Did you know that Minnesota has its own giving holiday? Please help us celebrate the legacy of philanthropy and generosity here in Minnesota by giving a gift that changes lives. Headwaters was born in Minnesota as a disaster response initiative organized in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and the urgent unmet needs facing communities in and around New Orleans. Over the last 13 years Headwaters has grown to have an

Margaret and Sandrine Volunteers August 22, 2018

Margaret and Sandrine visited our projects in Haiti 2 years ago and have been sponsoring kids in Haiti as well as raising money for various projects ever since. In January they returned to Haiti with a group of their friends (Mitch, Nora, and Mark). They had collectively raised over $20,000 and were eager to visit Haiti. Together they uphold our mission of inspiring a passion for service by experiencing volunteering

Team Time by Kelly Trolander Team Time by Kelly Trolander May 24, 2018

Kelly Trolander, a volunteer for Headwaters, spoke at the Masconomet Middle School to discuss the relief work she has been involved that also including counseling children and first aid responders after a disaster.   Team Time During their most recent Team Time experience, the 7th graders had the privilege of meeting and listening to a valued member of the Tri-Town community, Kelly Trolander. Kelly is the mother of current Team

Dr. Rebecca Thomley Being Recognized by Minnesota Business Magazine May 2, 2018

We’re excited to announce that Dr. Rebecca Thomley is being recognized by Minnesota Business Magazine as one of the 2018 (Real) Power 50 business leaders in the city. The list of honorees is impressive, and to be included with other “remarkable players in the Minnesota business community with a knack for getting things done” is a great accomplishment! You can see the list of all the nominees here: http://minnesotabusiness.com/real-power-50-2018

Headwaters Relief Organization’s Medical Trip to Haiti April 10, 2018

Headwaters Relief Organization traveled to Haiti in March, with a medical team performing clinics in a remote part of Haiti and seeing nearly 350 patients in 4 days.  Members of the team also conducted research studying the impact of disaster on children, a research project being done in conjunction with Georgetown University.  The team of doctors were also able to visit our sponsored orphanages to see to the medical needs

Give to the Max November 11, 2017

Give the Gift of Hope   Headwaters Relief Organization’s national and international volunteers have contributed their time and energy throughout this very busy year. Earlier in the year, we assisted in Tennessee following the wildfires, and in Arkansas and Wisconsin in response to flooding events. Our current operations include clean-up, debris removal and drywall removal in Texas and Florida following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our mental health team is providing

Local Disaster Relief Organization Responds to Hurricane Aftermath October 6, 2017

Recently Kristen Miller wrote an article on the hurricane aftermath with boots on the ground in Houston, Headwaters Relief Organization is gearing up for what is turning out to be its most active and potentially disastrous hurricane season to date. Local disaster relief organization responds to hurricane aftermath    

Response to Recent Hurricanes September 20, 2017

Texas, Florida and the Caribbean have been hit by record storms. In response, Headwaters Relief has been on the ground in Texas, helping initially with search and rescue efforts and working with families to support their physical recovery needs. Teams of Headwaters volunteers from throughout the U.S. are arriving every week to contribute their time and energy.  Working with churches and other community-based organizations, volunteers have been distributing donated supplies,