Volunteering with Star Of Hope 2022

On this cold December Saturday Morning ( December 17 2022) Indian American Nurses Association of Greater Houston gathered to bring the magic and spirit of the Holidays to residents of Star of Hope. It was a fun filled day with many activities, music and fun.
Thanks to the immense donation and participation for this good cause, Let’s spread joy and peace!!!

Professional events

  • Conducted educational seminars and CPR classes in India and Haiti
  • APRN week celebration and education seminar November 13 2021
  • Installation Ceremony and Chapter Excellence award celebration, conducted on January 9, 2021
  • Retreat for past, present and future leadership, conducted January 25, 2020

Educational Events

  • Conducted about ten educational conferences with Continuing education hours.
  • APRN forum conducts regular educational programs year around
  • Education seminar conducted on April 23rd 2022 on Current perspectives in Nursing and clinical pearls
  • APRN education event conducted on November 15, 2018 on Immunotherapy
  • Educational Event and APRN celebration conducted on November 2022

Nurse’s Day Celebration

  • Every year IANAGH celebrates Nurses Day and Award Distribution in May
  • Silver Jubilee Celebration and Nurses Day Celebration, conducted on May 25, 2019

Community Events

  • Organized health fairs for local communities and for refugees providing health education on stroke prevention, Heart diseases, Diabetes, community CPR and other health related topics.
  • Gave charitable monetary donations and supplies to the needy in their difficult time
  • Every year IANAGH donates cash scholarships for high school graduates and the nursing students both in USA and in India.
  • Supported the Malayalee association by donating items to the Kerala house and providing a rolling trophy for their sports tournament.
  • Participated in DRUG and Alcohol prevention education for school children multiple times.
  • Conducted annual fund raising for American Heart Association and our team participated every year for American Heart walk and for Wear Red Day.
  • Collaborates with “United Light of Hope”, “Let them Smile Again” foundation and Indian nursing Council to provide outreach activities globally.
  • Every year IANAGH organize Cloth and Toys Donation Drive to support our Residents in Haiti.
  • IANAGH members participated at 75 th Independence day celebrations conducted at India House.
  • First IANAGH Picnic conducted on August 27 2022.
  • IANAGH collaborates with Asha Radio in Houston to bring education on Health topics.

Volunteer Events

  • We associated in the past with Fort Bend County for Vaccination, then free clinics with Doctors Association
  • Volunteered time and talent to go with surgical/medical missions to under developed countries like India, Mexico, Bolivia and Haiti.
  • Volunteered time at the Doctors’ charity clinic for the people without insurance Celebrated Nurse’s Day every year with outstanding topics and guest speakers. These gatherings were made memorable with cultural programs and gourmet food.
  • For the last 15 consecutive years participated at the Star of Hope during December with Christmas toy donation and Christmas program for the homeless women & children.
  • Volunteered at Hurricane Relief efforts and other disaster relief programs and donated monetary contribution to the Houston Mayor’s Hurricane Harvey fund.
  • Volunteered at Houston food bank and channel 8 (Public Broadcasting Service) multiple times
  • Donated $5000.00 for Kerala Flood Relief and four IANGH members and one family member went to Kerala and participated in medical mission in collaboration with NAINA and “Let them Smile” foundation from 9-14-18 till 9-25-18, conducted 16 mission camps, distributing care kits to include food items, infant formula, clothes and personal hygiene items. The team provided primary care and medication supplies for about 3250 patients and completed 39 surgeries.
  • The members participated again at the Kerala mission trip in January 2019.
  • Our Nurses Volunteers with Indian Doctors Association for free clinics.
  • IANAGH members collaborated with Fortbend County Immunisation Events.