The Stories

The hallmark narratives of our foundation

We’re proud of our accomplishments, but even more excited about opportunities ahead. These stories are the perspicuous examples of hearing human need.


Life’s Bulldozer Moments

Donato Tramuto has just released his first book, “Life’s Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Leads to Success in Life and ...


Ripple of Hope Award

In 2014, Donato Tramuto received the Ripple of Hope Award from Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, joining distinguished recipients ...


Echoes of a forgotten illness

There was a time when AIDS and HIV were on everyone’s mind. But years after the incidence of AIDs ...


A desire to go back. And give back.

14 countries. 150 international students. The common thread: a desire to take the medical skills they have learned in ...


The rumblings of an earthquake

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, leaving more than 230,000 dead, 300,000-plus injured, and 1.5 million ...


Hearing Human Need

This isn’t just what we do.
We believe it’s our duty as citizens of the world. Attuned to people and the challenges they face, be it here in Maine, or across oceans, our goal is to make resources available to individuals and communities in need through collaborative partnerships.

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