After spending eight days in Iraq and another four in transit, it was easy to see that Dr. Thomas was both exhausted and energized from his time with the Kurdish people. Despite the mountain of paperwork that awaited him on his desk, Dr. Thomas was happy to sit down and speak with me about his latest trip to Iraq and the things that were accomplished.
Operation HOPE holds an annual F.A.M.I.N.E. banquet and silent auction to raise money to send food and supplies to poverty stricken countries. This year’s banquet raised money for the orphaned children living in extreme poverty in Haiti.
Texas Tech Red Raiders senior running back Baron Batch spoke to campers in July at Camp Extreme in Floydada. Batch is an active member in Operation Hope’s A.C.T.S. - Athletics for Christ Teaching and Services - a bible study for college students.
On May 23rd – 29th 14 volunteers, consisting of a team of doctors, nurses and community members, went to Haiti on a medical mission trip.
A view of Port-au-Prince, Haiti from the plane displays the abject poverty in this country.