Congratulations Dr. Furey!

We would like to say congratulations to Dr. Andrew Furey, a resident here in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, who has recently been named the Red Cross humanitarian of the year. He is the founder of Team Broken Earth, which is a volunteer organization through which doctors are sent to help people affected by the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Dr. Furey started Team Broken Earth in the aftermath of the earthquake and has travelled to Haiti more than 20 times since to help provide health care as well as training and education for local medical professionals.

This amazing organization has grown to three chapters across the province and counts more than 200 volunteer doctors, nurses and physiotherapists across Canada.

We would like to thank Dr. Furey for all that he does, and we’re proud that he calls Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s home.