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UMFK Nursing students off to Costa Rica

August 17, 2017
Posted by: Duane Belanger

14 UMFK nursing students and a faculty member are off to Costa Rica to bring humanitarian aid and deliver medical care to Nicaraguan refugees. Through overwhelming support from the community students are bringing nearly 500 lbs of donated medical supplies. We will be posting frequent updates on this blog and at the UMFK Partners for International Relief (PIR) Facebook page which is at:

We extend our sincere appreciation to all the wonderful support we have received in preparation for our journey! Sincerely, 2017 Costa Rica Mission Team