Regina Hospital employee volunteers in Guatemala through Allina Health program

Chris Kummer, right, recently volunteered in Guatemala through the Allina Global Fund. One of the projects included helping Thelma, left, with a house makeover.

[Hastings Star Gazette, March 26, 2018] It was a desire to do more that sparked Chris Kummer’s interest in a Guatemala volunteer trip. Kummer is an occupational therapist with Regina Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation department. Through the Global Fund program at Allina Health, she was able to participate in a one week trip with 22 Allina Health employees where they engaged in humanitarian efforts.

“It was a really great experience,” Kummer said.

Kummer spent the week in Antigua, Guatemala, building a house for a Common Hope family, visiting a public government-owned hospital and other various projects. Read the full story at

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