Central American Relief Efforts
Providing Medical and Dental since 1988
Giving Season With Cape CARES
Tis the Season To Give Back!
2020 has not spared any of us from its destruction but Honduras has been hit especially hard. From COVID-19 outbreaks, to Hurricane devastations, there is a lot of work to be done and Cape CARES' Board of Directors are working tirelessly to make sure we are readily prepared to return.
Donate Today to our end of the year fundraiser to help us return to Honduras as soon as possible!
News Alert From Honduras
Hurricanes in Honduras
On November 3rd 2020, Hurricane Eta hit Honduras and devastated the country. The torrential rain has caused extreme flooding and landslides, creating massive road closures. Hundreds of thousands of peoples have lost their homes and more than 50 people have lost their lives.
On November 17TH 2020, just two weeks lately, Hurricane Iota came barreling through the country, intensifying the devastation.
Covid-19 cases are on the rise making all matters worse.
Cape CARES is working with a local organizations Mayor Potencial, to help provide as much relief as possible during this time. Check out their website below to learn more.
Cape CARES is a Honduran nonprofit humanitarian organization. We
maintain no religious or political
affiliation. We endeavor to deliver
high quality community-based care to people living in rural Honduras, including team-centered primary
care, medical and dental treatment,
preventive care, health education and training for the local communities.
Covid-19 has halted our brigades for the remainder of this year, but our work has not stopped.
Cape C A R E S is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before. We are working on many exciting projects to help improve the lives of others, and are very proud of the progress we continue to make. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work to promote positive change.
We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at Cape C A R E S Central American Relief Efforts. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our Organization and help bring medical and dental care to thousands of people in Honduras.
The Board of Directors at Cape CARES stands in solidarity with the
Movement for Black Lives.
We support those who are speaking out against the longstanding pattern of systemic racism in the United States resulting in violent deaths of Black People and serious health disparities in Black Communities.
We understand that systemic racism also affects the health of people and communities around the world including Black and Non-Black Honduran people in the communities that we accompany in Honduras.
to act intentionally to disband racist structures and practices,
to align with global best practices by following the ideals of collaborative community involvement in Honduras,
to actively work to diversify our board and our volunteers, and
to continue antiracist education and practices within our organization
Partner with Us
Our goal is to provide the best possible care to our patients in Honduras, which includes community participatory actions. Cape CARES has developed a Community First program which increases our reach and scope of our work. We are looking for individuals like you to sponsor a community and provide support to our volunteers and the communities we serve.
Volunteer in Honduras
Join a Cape CARES team and experience a week of service and camaraderie that will change your life! Our volunteers come from all walks of life and represent 43 states and 5 foreign countries. Whether your expertise is dental, medical, optical, translation, fundraising, teaching, we invite you to join us. Come be part of a Cape CARES team!
Make a Donation
Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards providing medical and dental care to our friends in Honduras.
“We seemed to have a very high number of young children and families this year. Many
families came for well visits and were in absence of
major health problems, evidence of a primary pediatric care model.”