Project Perfect World: The Mission Reaches the Halfway Mark
Cross Country Healthcare in conjunction with Project Perfect World Foundation (PPW)is dedicated to subsidizing the healthcare needs of children in under-served areas around the world. Project Perfect World was started in the early eighties, and since 1995 has funded at least 2 trips a year trips to perform maxillofacial, dental, and orthopedic surgery on children who would not otherwise be able to receive the care they need. PPW works with a highly skilled group of healthcare volunteers who donate their time and talents to serving these children.
Through this partnership with PPW, Cross Country Healthcare has provided life-changing operations to dozens of children in Ecuador.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCRN) is once again proudly partnering with Project Perfect World Foundation (PPW) for a fifth charitable medical mission trip to Guayaquil, Ecuador. The mission will take place during the week of October 7 – 16, 2017 and will be attended by Brenda Duncan, RN and Richard Fowler, RN, who are Cross Country's contribution to the Project Perfect World's medical team. Both Brenda and Richard left on Saturday, October 7th to begin their mission in Ecuador and will be assisting in performing Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery on 30-40 children at Roberto Gilbert Hospital.
Project Perfect World's mission is to improve the health of the world's children through medical intervention, mentoring with local medical colleagues and infrastructure development. Since 1995, Project Perfect World has funded at least two trips a year trips to perform maxillofacial, dental, and orthopedic surgery on children who would not otherwise be able to receive the care they need. This amazing organization works with a highly skilled group of healthcare volunteers who donate their time and talents to serving these children.
Our selected nurses have both previously traveled abroad on similar missions. Richard, an OR nurse with 28 years of experience, traveled to Hebron and Ramallah in the West Bank, while Brenda, an OR nurse with 14 years of experience and 24 travel assignments, represented Cross Country Healthcare during last year's Project Perfect World mission.
"Cross Country Healthcare is honored to be assisting on our fifth Project Perfect World mission. When our nurses return home and share their incredible stories with us, it reminds us why we remain focused on placing the highest quality healthcare professionals. We share Project Perfect World's vision on improving patients' lives and making a difference," explains Vickie Anenberg, President of Cross Country Staffing, a Cross Country Healthcare company.
Both Brenda and Richard will be sharing their experience upon their return on October 16, 2017 at 10:00am at the Cross Country Staffing headquarters located at 6551 Park of Commerce Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33487.