News & Events

News & Events

A Woman of Faith: Patty Baiza
02/14/2014

Whether Dr. Patty Baiza finds herself standing on a podium with the Guatemala’s Vice Minister of Health talking about Cervical Cancer prevention, or before a group of eager students in a remote village in northwestern Guatemala about how to identify the cells that will kill, or whether... Read More

Be the Miracle Update: A Cacophony of Joy
02/14/2014

Hilario Galindo was alive with noise this past week. Bulldozers grunting, with the occasional crash of a tree coming down. The echo of corrugated roof materials as the workers built temporary shelter for the workers who will work on the site over the next several months. The hum of... Read More

Open My Heart: Wilson's Story
02/14/2014

Northwestern Memorial Hospital has named Dr. Wilson Hartz III as a recipient of the 35th Annual Commemorative Humanitarian Award for his work with Faith In Practice.  Wilson did not inform us... Read More

Rooted in God's Love: Minor Clinic Dedication
02/14/2014

“It has always been a dream of mine to have a minor clinic at the Obras,” said Ray Maddox, PharmD, longtime Faith In Practice volunteer and board member.  In response, Dra. Hazel Quinonez, Medical Director of the Obras, said, “Let’s do it!”  Ray and Hazel are tireless when it comes to... Read More

The ballroom tables ready to host the guests.
6th Annual Women's Luncheon
02/10/2014

Once again, this year’s Women’s Luncheon turned out to be an amazing event. We want to thank all, nearly 300, of you who joined in support of our wonderful speakers and this life changing medical mission. Our distinguished speakers, Kathy Cameron, Robin Hardwicke, Melissa King Nelson,... Read More

2013 US Leadership Conference
12/04/2013

What a US Leadership Conference it was!  A spirit of community and hope.  Laughter and great ideas.  An amazing staff and leaders coming together for a common purpose. There was a special energy and intimacy at this year’s Leadership Conference, topped off by Felicity Thompson’s... Read More

The 2013 Gala, Honoring the Weekley Family, Raised More Than $ 780,000
12/04/2013

This record-breaking gala was filled with hope, laughter... Read More

Celebrating Casa de Fe 10-Year Anniversary
12/04/2013

“I like it here. Here they treat me like a human being”, he said, as we sat in the sunshine in the Casa de Fe. In his 60’s he looked as if he were in his 80’s. He had worked on a finca or farm his entire life, but when he was too feeble to work, they made him leave even though he knew... Read More

2013 Guatemala Leadership Conference
12/02/2013

The roof of the Casa de Fe Patient Guesthouse was a sea of red hats. Eighty-five Guatemalan volunteers who came from El Peten, Totonicapan, Santa Rosa and everywhere in between had gathered for the Annual Leadership Conference. These leaders also represent a total of about 700... Read More

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