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It’s #GivingTuesday!

Greetings Friends!      Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are over, but there is still one very important holiday shopping day left.  Today is Giving Tuesday.    What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to give back to the people and communities that need it the most?    Today,… Continue Reading »


Somalia and the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation

As a small nonprofit, we have to be diligent about where we allocate our funds and resources and what for what projects we solicit donor support.  That said, we have found the work that Dr. Hawa Abdi, called the“Mother Theresa of Somalia”, has done through her nonprofit hospital at the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation beyond inspiring.  Dr…. Continue Reading »


Team “Keepin’ ‘Em Toasty” Runs Half Marathon to Benefit Operation Incubation

On June 1, 2013, Operation Incubation supporters joined together to run the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon to raise money for our next project which we are hoping will be sending incubators and other critical life-saving neonatal devices to the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation in Somalia. Runners included Operation Incubation Co-founder Julie Eckert, Sarah Kurtzman,… Continue Reading »


Saving Lives in Uganda

Big things are happening over at Operation Incubation, and we are so excited to share what we’ve been working on thanks to so many of your generous donations!  This fall, Operation Incubation partnered with an amazing Charleston, SC-based nonprofit called the Palmetto Medical Initiative.  The folks over at PMI are doing some really great work at… Continue Reading »


A New Project in Uganda

As Operation Incubation has grown, we have found our small nonprofit increasingly drawn to work in Africa– specifically Uganda, where the infant mortality rate is sky high (6.12% to be exact) and the fertility rate is one of the highest in the world. Our desire has always been to locate and serve communities in the…… Continue Reading »


Revisiting Jamaica

The idea for Operation Incubation was born in Port Maria, Jamaica, where co-founder Julie Eckert was on a medial mission trip and learned that the medical clinic in Port Maria had no infant incubators.  Last January, Operation Incubation came full circle and fulfilled our original mission of providing a critical piece of life-saving equipment for the town… Continue Reading »