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TRIMEDX Foundation 2022 Year in Review

2022 was an exciting year for TRIMEDX Foundation. As travel resumed, and COVID restrictions lifted, the organization emerged stronger than ever. Thanks to the generosity of so many, more than $250,000 in annual contributions were received. These gifts allowed the organization to travel across 214,498 miles, supporting healthcare facilities in six different countries while completing 29 mission trips with 42 volunteers.  

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Consider a gift of time, talent or treasure

Thanks to generous donations from vendors, healthcare providers, talent technical staff, and others in the community, TRIMEDX Foundation continues to make a global impact by raising the standard of health care for communities in need. There is a tremendous need for working medical equipment throughout the world. Without functioning medical equipment, hospitals and clinics are unable to diagnose and treat patients. TRIMEDX Foundation was created in 2004 to address the international need for medical equipment repair and support. Working in partnership with medical mission...

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Foundation’s Q3 FY22 trip summary

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, TRIMEDX Foundation was anxious to resume international mission trips. In July, August, and September, fourteen TRIMEDX Foundation volunteers traveled over 100,000 miles and logged hundreds of volunteer hours. The Foundation team was thrilled to reconnect with our international partners in Niger, Zambia, Uganda, and Kenya, as well as continuing our domestic work in Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan.

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16th Annual Mission on the Greens is a success!

On behalf of TRIMEDX Foundation Board of Directors and staff, thank you for your support of the sixteenth annual Mission on the Greens, sponsored by Tri-Imaging Solutions. TRIMEDX Foundation is grateful for every sponsor, volunteer, and team member who made this year’s outing so memorable. A special thank you to the title sponsor, Tri-Imaging Solutions, and reception sponsor, USOC Medical.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Franco Wakhisi

TRIMEDX associate and TRIMEDX Foundation volunteer Franco Wakhisi began his career with TRIMEDX in Indianapolis in the Manager Plus One Program. Franco has been on three trips for TRIMEDX Foundation once to Nigeria and twice to Zambia.

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Foundation welcomes Kevin Collazo

The TRIMEDX Foundation is pleased to welcome Kevin Collazo to our team as the biomedical mission specialist. Kevin grew up in Puerto Rico where he obtained his biomedical engineering degree. Having worked as a biomedical technician, and more recently as a TRIMEDX site manager, Kevin brings over 12 years of valuable experience including working in different countries.

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Volunteer Spotlight: John Short

TRIMEDX associate and TRIMEDX Foundation volunteer John Short started as an intern in 2000 for TRIMEDX. John went on his first international mission trip in 2007 to Mozambique, Africa, and has been on a total of four international trips for TRIMEDX Foundation. John and his colleague, Randy Smith, support Good News Ministries, a free and reduced cost clinic in Indianapolis for the TRIMEDX Foundation on an annual basis.

Q: Why did you decide to volunteer with TRIMEDX Foundation?

A: I have always had a heart for serving the less fortunate. I was introduced to the TRIMEDX Foundation...

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Volunteer Recruitment

TRIMEDX Foundation volunteers are rewarded by seeing immediate results from their work and the impact it makes on the mission site, the people, and the communities they serve. No two days are the same, and achievement looks different depending on the successes and challenges encountered. 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Hanover

Charlie Hanover is a retired TRIMEDX associate and now uses his free time to support the TRIMEDX Foundation. Charlie’s first mission trip was to Kenya Relief, located in East Africa. Since that time, he has completed eight mission trips for TRIMEDX Foundation.

Q: Why did you decide to volunteer with TRIMEDX Foundation?

A: I have volunteered in church and local theater for many years. Once I retired and had more availability, I wanted to use my skills to give back. I financially support two children at Kenya Relief.​​​​​​​

Q: Who inspires you?  

A: My dad inspired me to be inquisitive and...

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