Global Mercy Blog

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Construction Hospital volunteer

Volunteering aboard a Mercy Ship doesn’t always mean traversing across the globe. For some volunteer professionals, like Birgit Hufkens, serving onboard is as simple as commuting from her home every day.  More info
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Construction Facts Hospital

Set to sail to Dakar, Senegal in 2022, she will bring a doubled capacity for safe surgery and medical training. But first, in just a few short months, something special will happen. For the first time, visitors will walk up the gangway and come on ... More info
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“When we went to the ship, we had an idea that we were going to serve and share our talents. But when I look back now, after two years, we’ve also gained so much from other people’s stories, lessons, and cultures.” More info
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