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November 20, 2017 |

Black Friday bargains, Cyber Monday sales… the headlines are full of opportunities for us to get deals in the next week. On #GivingTuesday (November 28), make plans to give by supporting First Hand Foundation’s Love Bag program. A Love Bag is a backpack full of essentials for children facing difficult situations. Last year, First Hand... Read more


October 27, 2015 |

A blog by Cerner associate David Dvorak First Hand Foundation was kind enough to allow me to participate in a Reach trip to Gulu Uganda a few weeks ago. For those of you who are not familiar with Reach, the program allows an actively contributing member of First Hand to travel to various locations around... Read more


May 22, 2015 |

Though she made a point to set no expectations for her medical mission trip to Guatemala, Robyn Vaughn, a Cerner associate and member of the First Hand Foundation’s Clinical Decision Committee, was still blown away by the people she met and the experiences she had. They changed her entire outlook on life. “I knew before... Read more


May 22, 2015 |

It wasn’t uncommon for a poor, sick man to walk four hours, take an eight-hour bus ride, and bounce through the mountains on the back of a donkey just to get to Chulucanas, Peru, where medical attention was waiting. Besides an annual visit from a medical mission group, villagers had little or no access to... Read more


September 16, 2014 |

Libby Forth, a team lead for Cerner’s AMS First Response group, had the privilege of being the first associate sent on a First Hand Foundation Reach trip to China this past June. She and 40 other people from around the world ventured to the remote villages of Lao Jun Po and Tou Zhai (near Huining)... Read more