Inspirational Stories Shared at Talk & Taste
MedShare welcomed over 200 supporters to their 2nd Annual Talk & Taste fundraising event on Sept. 24. The event was presented by Halyard Health and highlighted the organization’s effective responses to global disasters.
Guests listened to impactful stories about humanitarian efforts after various disasters. Dr. Bruce Ribner, Medical Director of the Serious Communicable Disease Unit at Emory University spoke about the experience of caring for patients with Ebola virus. Dr. Carl Kihm, a podiatrist, spoke about his work in Nepal before and after the earthquakes of 2015; and Tatiana Jean-Louise, a MedShare volunteer, shared stories about her family in Haiti and her work after the 2010 earthquakes there. MedShare Co-Founder, A.B. Short also spoke about his experience as a volunteer in Haiti after the earthquakes in 2010. The festive evening included networking and dinner catered by Himalayan Spice; it was held at SweetWater Brewery.