GlobeMed Benefit Gala 2017

Please join GlobeMed on Friday, April 7th at 7:00pm at Assembly Hall in Rackham Auditorium for our annual Benefit Gala. We will be having a dinner buffet, a silent auction, and a photo booth. All proceeds will support our partner organization, Amun Shea School in El Salvador. GlobeMed at the University of Michigan is one […]

GlobeMed Holiday Campaign 2015!

Dear Friends and Family of GlobeMed at the University of Michigan, GlobeMed is a student-driven non-profit organization working toward social justice and global health equity.At the University of Michigan, we partner with two community health organizations: the Joy-Southfield Community Development Corporation in Detroit, Michigan and the Amún Shéa School (along side the Perkin Educational Opportunity Foundation) in Perquin, El Salvador. Throughout the […]

GlobeMed Halloween 5K

What do Maleficent, Drake, and an 80s girl all have in common? They all came out to support GlobeMed’s third annual Halloween 5K on Saturday October 24th, 2015! In the largest group of participants the organization has ever had, the runners decked out in their best costumes to support health and education initiatives in Perquin, […]

Update: GlobeMed at UofM visits Amun Shéa, Summer 2015

Looking for a break from the recent cold? Check out the sunshine and smiles surrounding the amazing progress made this past summer as members of University of Michigan’s chapter, Fatou Ndaw, Nadia Azad, and Rachelle Lisenmayer, traveled to Northern Morazán, El Salvador to visit our international partners at Amun Shéa. The volunteers enjoyed helping with the various projects including, […]

GlobeMed Benefit Reception 2015

GlobeMedders have been hard at work preparing for GM at UMich’s 7th Annual Benefit Reception. From hitting the streets to ask for local Ann Arbor businesses to support GlobeMed through donations to arranging speakers from each of our partner organizations, members have been working tirelessly to make the night a huge success! The reception is an […]

Felicidades Amun Shea! (CONGRATS!)

Exciting news! The 9th grade and kindergarden classes at Amun Shea just had their graduation celebration this past weekend in order to celebrate the students’ achievements and continuation of education. While we couldn’t be there in person (the distance from Ann Arbor to Perquin, El Salvador is a good 3,159 miles), we wanted all of the […]

GROW in El Salvador: Free-time fun!

Here is a quick peek at some of the things our GROW team did during free time in El Salvador! This includes singing (lots of singing!), a trip to Aventuras de Perquin (small water park/tourism spot), hammock time, hikes, motorcycle rides (thanks Oscar!), attending Perquin’s winter festival (music, dancing, and lots of food!), and much […]