Oct 7, 2013 - - HealthCare Volunteering drops 47% during government shut down
Sep 20, 2013 - - HealthCare Volunteer received U.S. Patent for global health volunteering system to help place volunteers during public health disasters
June 17, 2013 - - Dr. Neilesh Patel, Founder of HeatlhCare Volunteer, awarded National Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service by an Individual Under Age 35
May 15, 2013 - - HealthCare Volunteer Founder, Dr. Neilesh Patel DDS, selected as 2013 Jefferson Award Finalist for "Greatest Public Service by an American 35 and Under".
May 3, 2013 - - HealthCare Volunteer continues growth of social network for health care volunteering.
June 8, 2012 - - HealthCare Volunteer web traffic and user count hits all-time high in May, 2012.
April 2, 2012 - - HealthCare Volunteer launches revamped global health portal with supples / equipment donation system and trips and activites area.
Mar 22, 2011 - - HealthCare Volunteer suspends all international direct patient care programs in order to focus all resources on global health portal launch.
Sep 5, 2010 - - Healthcare Volunteer opens its third medical supply donations warehouse in the US; new location Santa Clara, CA
Jun 1, 2010 - - HealthCare Volunteer and Emirates Airlines team up to send 7 person health convoy into rural Tanzania.
May 31, 2010 - - HealthCare Volunteer sends first group of volunteers to Uganda.
Jan 14, 2010 - - HealthCare Volunteer prepares large shipment of medical and dental relief supplies to Haiti.
Dec 30, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer’s inaugural surgical trip delivers 52 cleft lip/palate and facial reconstruction surgeries in India
Dec 20, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer publishes 1st ever public health assessment report on Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands – Ecuador
Oct 13, 2009 - - Henry Schein makes $86,000 in medical/dental supplies donation to H.V. in
2008/2009; Makes generous renewal grant to HealthCare Volunteer until late
Oct 05, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer expands international volunteering network into Uganda
Sep 27, 2009 - - Lockheed Martin makes 2nd annual donation to HealthCare Volunteer to enable treatments for the underserved
Sep 24, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer to run facial deformities surgical trip in India
Aug 13, 2009 - - Healthcare Volunteer Conducts Site Surveys in Ecuador and Columbia for New Patient Care Programs
Jun 08, 2009 - - El Paso Dentists and Doctors Run Free Clinic at Local Juarez Church
May 29, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer launches new website with enhanced user interface and new features
May 29, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer plans medical and dental volunteer mission to Juarez, Mexico
Mar 24, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer volunteer network grows to more than 10,000 volunteers.
Mar 23, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer program makes debut on Spanish language television Univision KMEX Ch. 34 Morning Show: Noticias
Jan 7, 2009 - - HealthCare Volunteer partners with the American Red Cross to donate 1/2 ton of medical supplies to Las Cruces Mexicana Hospital in crime-stricken Juarez, Mexico.
Dec 23, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer completes oral health screening and education to children and orphans amidst crime-stricken Juarez, Mexico.
Dec 14, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer publishes the world's first report on Mpanda District, Tanzania Health Capacity/Utilization. Full Report
Dec 14, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer mentioned in Hindustan Times. Full Report
Nov 21, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer shipment of over 1000 lbs. of medical/dental supplies reaches Monrovia, Liberia hospitals/clinics.
Nov 20, 2008 - -HealthCare Volunteer receives almost $10,000 grant from Starbucks Innovation Fund / IYF. November 5, 2008 - Health Services Assessment, Isabela Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. Health Services Assessment
Sep 27, 2008 - - Healthcare volunteer - Liberia Youth in Stand OF Humanity and Developmental Action (YOSHUDEA) | Full report
Jul 1, 2008 - -HealthCare Volunteer sends 1/4 ton of med/dent relief supplies to Liberia, India and locally to Los Angeles, California.
Jun 24, 2008 - -HealthCare Volunteer receives donation from Ebay Foundation.
Jun 23, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer and University of Pennsylvania Wharton Healthcare International Volunteer Project sign partnership agreement to provide expert MBA health volunteers to emerging countries.
May 30, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer publishes 2nd Annual Global Health Volunteering Trends Report.
May 21, 2008 - - California Dental Screening Network makes first child-dentist connection in Los Angeles.
May 20, 2008 - - California Dental Screenings Network and HealthCare Volunteer on KTLA Ch. 5.
May 7, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer wins UCLA Humanitarian Award - The Daily Bruin | UCLA Newsroom.
Apr 28, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer launches the world's first global health volunteer location map.
Apr 26, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer to officially launch California Dental Screenings Network at CDA Convention on May 2 in Anaheim, CA.
Apr 14, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer receives first 1/2 ton shipment of medical/dental supplies from Henry Schein Foundation.
Apr 7, 2008 - - Emirates Airlines Foundation sends first group of HealthCare Volunteer physicians to Tanzania.
Mar 15, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer receives cash donation from SAP Inc.
Mar 9, 2008 - - - -HealthCare Volunteer locks in donation from Lockheed Martin.
Feb 16, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer expands direct patient care network to India.
Jan 25, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer mentioned in the Financial Times. Download Copy [4 mb]
Jan 24, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer opens international office in Quito, Ecuador.
Jan 13, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer advances to semifinals in the Echoing Green Social Change Fellowship Competition.
Jan 11, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer receives grant from Google.
Jan 4, 2008 - - HealthCare Volunteer publishes 2007 Annual Report showing huge increase in achievements over 2006.
Dec 26, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer Recognizes the Efforts of Volunteers with 2007 HealthCare Volunteer Awards
Dec 24, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer Annual Newsletter published
Dec 13, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer launches world's first global health volunteering opportunities map
Nov 24, 2007 - - Neilesh (Neil) Patel Accepts International Youth Foundation's Global Fellowship on behalf of HealthCare Volunteer
Oct 25, 2007 - - CDA Foundation and Henry Schein makes 2-year dental equipment grant to HealthCare Volunteer
dental screenings program.
Oct 24, 2007 - - Emirates Airline Foundation to provide HealthCare Volunteer physicians and dentists with free airfare to Tanzania.
Sept 29, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer opens office in Washington D.C. to aid expansion of free services to Eastern United States.
Sept 25, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer featured in Transitions Abroad- September/October Issue.
Aug 16, 2007 - - Neilesh Patel, HealthCare Volunteer President/Founder chosen as a 2007 Youth Action Network Fellow by the International Youth Foundation. | Downalod PR
Aug 11, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer President/CEO interviewed CNN Headline News; to air Sept. 10
Jul 24, 2007 - - Mark Choi, HealthCare Volunteer's V.P. of Canada featured in Korea Times, nationwide in Canada.
Jun 22, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer Surgeon Returns from First Medical Mission to Sumbawanga, Tanzania
Jun 4, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer receives product donation from Hu-Friedy Inc. and cash donation from SAP Inc..
May 16, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer announces results of world’s first research on global health volunteering trends.
May 1, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer to beta test free Los Angeles childrens' dental screenings program in response to new California state law AB1433.
Apr. 27, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer deploys first medical team to Tanzania.
Apr. 4, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer Becomes the World's Largest Listing of Health-Related Volunteering Opportunities
Apr. 2, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer partners with International Association of Dental Students (IADS) to place dental volunteers
Feb. 26, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer partners to list volunteering opportunities on SimplyHired and Myspace.com
Feb. 22, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer featured in Society for Public Health Education News & Views
Feb. 17, 2007 - - Healthcare Volunteer Announces the Assignment of Volunteers to Tanzania
Jan. 23, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer featured on Medical News Today
Jan. 7, 2007 - - HealthCare Volunteer celebrates 1 year anniversary; Download our 1st Annual Report
Nov. 23, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer launches successful health/nutrition volunteering pilot program in Zimbabwe - To launch 4 new programs in 2007
Oct 23, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer featured in Diversion Magazine - For Phyisicians at Leisure, November Issue.
Sept. 8, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer to be featured in Society for Public Health Education - News & Views, November/December Issue.
July 30, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer reports surge in healthcare volunteers seeking opportunities in Lebanon.
July 28, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer to build the world's largest listing of health-related volunteer opportunities by December, 2006.
July 5, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer receives first ever press coverage, in the CDA (California Dental Association) Update News
June 21, 2006 - -How Sweet It Is. . .Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Foundation awards financial grant to HealthCare Volunteer.
May 15, 2006 - - HealthCare Volunteer announces Official Launch of Free Worldwide Healthcare Volunteer Mobilization System.
May 6, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer launches Project Requirements aimed at providing the most up to date information on geographic volunteer laws, malpractice, licensure, visa and application procedures.
April 20, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer rolls out free volunteer mobilization system complete with volunteer profiles, resume uploads, new organization email alerts and opportunity inquiry tracking system.
April 6, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer receives 501(c)(3) tax exempt status today from the US IRS in about half the average processing time, affirming the need for the organization's free services; To start taking donations immediately.
March 18, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer's, DentalVolunteer subsidiary, continues to attract media attention with second publication, in New Zealand Dental Association News. [ Download Article (Right click -> "Save As" - 2.9 mb) ]
February 20, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer launches another free service that allows organizations to supplement their listings with a logo, volunteering pictures and volunteering applications to expedite the volunteer matching process.
February 3, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer acquires rights to HCvolunteer.com to provide shorter way to access HealthCare Volunteer web site.
February 3, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer launches two new free services to help connect healthcare volunteers: HealthCare Forum, an online forum for volunteers and organizations, and
HealthCare Cal, a global volunteering calendar
January 31, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer's, DentalVolunteer subsidiary, receives first ever press coverage in the Connecticut State Dental Association Communicator. [ Download Article (Right-click -> "Save As" - 2.3 mb) ]
January 1, 2006 - -HealthCare Volunteer launches free non-profit web site to connect healthcare volunteers worldwide.
International Volunteering News:
3.5.2007 - - United Planet places young volunteers to Western Africa.
12.15.2006 - - Hands For Nepal - A Volunteer's Story
7.1.2006 - - Camp Safe Haven offers respite to children with HIV through annual camp experience in Massachussets and Maryland.
2.9.2006 - - Sacramento Regional Medical Reserve Corps to develop a four county regional effort to enlist medical professionals for public health events.
2.8.2006 - - AMA’s Nathan Davis Award for International Medicine Given to IVU Founder
2.8.2006 - - Delta Dental's Smile-a-bration Event to provide free dental services to thousands of uninsured children in April.
12.17.2005 - - New Orleans Mission of Mercy slated for February in what could be the largest dental volunteering project in world history. [
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