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Did you know that it’s never been easier to support MEDRIX? Now you can give back to kids and families in Vietnam, every time you shop! Shopping through AmazonSmile gives you the same online shopping experience that you’re used to–and at the end of your purchase, Amazon donates 0.5% of your total to MEDRIX! It adds up quickly and is a great way to give back a little bit every time you shop.

Next time you go to shop, visit https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2041934 first to select MEDRIX as your charitable donation recipient–and that’s it!

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A Note from our Executive Director, LaRelle: Today the world lost a great and humble man, Dr. Lester Sauvage.  Although Dr. Sauvage has not ‘practiced’ for some time, his practice was always kindness and compassion to all of his patients, young and old.  I personally knew him through Seattle Children’s Hospital. I worked as one […] Read more

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An all-inclusive tour and inside look at MEDRIX projects in Vietnam, October 7-23, 2015 Guided through the beautiful country of Vietnam by experienced MEDRIX staff and volunteers, you will visit 4 major cities, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. You’ll get an inside look at MEDRIX projects in Hanoi and Hue, plus a lot of […] Read more

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Wow, thank to all of our donors and supporters for helping MEDRIX support nurses and nursing education in Vietnam during the annual GiveBIG campaign! Thanks to you, we beat our initial goal of $1,000 and raised a grand total of $2,350! On top of that, The Seattle Foundation will be adding some of their own […] Read more

MEDRIX is excited to be participating in the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event on May 5! This is a one-day online event that hundreds of individuals and businesses throughout the Seattle area participate in to support our local nonprofits. On May 5, your donations to MEDRIX go even further: The Seattle Foundation contributes extra funds that […] Read more

MEDRIX is honored to be able to provide life-saving heart surgery sponsorship for children in need. In 2015, we’re expanding our sponsorship opportunities to include adults who also suffer from congenital heart defects or otherwise need heart surgery in order to live a healthy and productive life. The need is great: many adults who suffer […] Read more

UPDATE 2/25/2015: Check out some new pictures near the bottom of the gallery! TET, or Lunar New Year in Vietnam, is just ending and all of the nursing students are ready to get back into the swing of nursing after a fun time off! MEDRIX is in Vietnam right now with the 2015 Northwest University […] Read more

Thank you to all of our supporters and donors : MEDRIX raised $1,500 for children’s heart surgeries on #GivingTuesday! WOW! What an amazing gift for children and families who are hoping for a healthy and hopeful future. Giving Tuesday is an annual day dedicated to giving back to our communities, both local and global. For those […] Read more

The holidays are almost upon us, challenging us to ask ourselves, What am I thankful for? This inevitably leads us to think about all of the people who do not have all that we do, and what their lives are like without the basic necessities. This year, MEDRIX is thankful for you! Your generous donation helped […] Read more

MEDRIX is very excited to continue our ongoing Autism Education Workshop in Vietnam right now! MEDRIX is partnered with National Pediatric Hospital. Together we collaborate to bring new knowledge regarding autism diagnostics and therapeutic techniques to rural doctors, nurses, psychologists, early childhood teachers, and community members! Current MEDRIX travelers include Shere Hawk, a special needs […] Read more