“The fact that 8-year-olds helped someone in need is such a
powerful lesson for all of us. That they took this project and ran with it
demonstrates that there is good in the world and it is reflected in these young
So far, five Creighton-led health care teams have traveled to the Institute for Latin American Concern (ILAC) in the Dominican Republic and were able to provide care for earthquake victims in Jimani just 30 minutes from Haiti’s capital. The quickness of the University’s response stems in part from its long-term relationship with ILAC. The University has supported health sciences students and faculty to provide health care at ILAC for more than 20 years. To make financial donations, please visit Creighton’s Haiti Relief Effort.