Our Stories

  • Bhaskar Mitra Sails for Timmy

    Bhaskar Mitra began volunteering with Timmy Global Health in 2012 when he was working for Microsoft in Seattle, Washington. Since moving to England to continue working for Microsoft, Bhaskar has found an incredibly unique and adventurous method of fundraising and raising awareness. In August, Bhaskar will set sail from London as part of the leg 1 of the Clipper 2017-18 race. The leg will take him across the Atlantic Ocean to South America. Read more about Bhaskar’s story in his blog post.

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  • This Bar Saves Lives: Partnering with Timmy to Bring Nutrition to Guatemala’s Children

    Timmy Global Health and This Bar Saves Lives partnered in 2014. Before we partnered, Timmy shipped 51,600 packets of Enov’Nutributter® and Plumpy’Nut® between 2011-2014. Today all of Timmy’s Plumpy’Nut® and Enov’Nutributter® is donated by This Bar Saves Lives, allowing us to provide nutrition to children in some of the hardest to reach communities in Guatemala.

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  • Fighting Malnutrition in Guatemala: Pop Wuj + Timmy’s Partnership

    Timmy works alongside our local partner, Pop Wuj, in Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala to address critical threats to the health of local communities. Guatemala, has the highest rate of malnutrition in the Western Hemisphere and 1 in every 2 children under the age of 5 are chronically malnourished, according to USAID. In the communities where Timmy works in the western highland among the indigenous populations, malnutrition rates reach 80% (UNICEF).

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  • Medical Professional Spotlight:  Dr. Stephen O’Connor, Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Stephen O’Connor was first introduced to Timmy in 2006 through his son, Thomas, who was a member of the Butler University Timmy Chapter at the time. He accompanied his son on a medical brigade to Quito, Ecuador and was hooked.

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  • Press Release: Timmy Global Health and Hydralyte Partner to Provide Better Tasting Clinical Hydration

    Hydralyte will donate more than 30,000 Oral Rehydration Solutions to communities in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala and Nigeria

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  • Timmy Chapter Spotlight: DePauw University

    Each week we spotlight one of our fine college or high school chapters doing amazing work both locally and globally. Our chapters work to accomplish the three pillars of a Timmy Chapter: Advocacy, Service, and Fundraising. This week we are taking a look at DePauw University!

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  • If not now, then when? Women Leading in Global Health.

    Kristina Graff, Timmy Global Health’s Executive Director travelled to Chicago in April 2017 to attend the GlobeMed Summit and a follow-on meeting of women leaders: “Courage and Companionship in Global Health Leadership”. The blog post below highlights meeting themes and addresses the following question: what can our organizations do to collectively address the leadership gap in gender equality and more broadly diversity – as organizations that work on capacity building, collective learning, advocacy, and more?

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  • Timmy Chapter Spotlight: Bellarmine University

    Each week we spotlight one of our fine college or high school chapters doing amazing work both locally and globally. Our chapters work to accomplish the three pillars of a Timmy Chapter: Advocacy, Service, and Fundraising. This week we are taking a look at Bellarmine University!

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  • Timmy Chapter Spotlight: University of North Carolina

    Each week we spotlight one of our fine college or high school chapters doing amazing work both locally and globally. Our chapters work to accomplish the three pillars of a Timmy Chapter: Advocacy, Service, and Fundraising. This week we are taking a look at University of North Carolina!

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  • Timmy Chapter Spotlight: Ball State University

    Each week we spotlight one of our fine college or high school chapters doing amazing work both locally and globally. Our chapters work to accomplish the three pillars of a Timmy Chapter: Advocacy, Service, and Fundraising. This week we are taking a look at Ball State University!

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