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Steve and Sharon Malone, Steve is the founder of Healthy Horizons for Children and Families, has been an emergency medical services paramedic since 1984 (Ret as of 2014). Since 2002 he participated in more than 38 missions worldwide, 34 of which were in Honduras. Steve took his first trip to Honduras in February of 2003. On that first mission, after just a couple of days in Honduras, he was touched by what he saw and by his emotions; at that point he knew that this trip would be the first of many more to come! He remembered saying, I dont want to just go back home and only talk about this experience for the next six months; I need to do what I can to help. Steve and his wife Sharon also lived in Mexico for one year 2014 to 2015, where they work closely with the people in the community near San Vicente Guerrero. They quickly realized that education support for the young and old was very important and badly needed. Steve currently (since 2016) work for the Canadian Red Cross in Ontario with the Prevention and safety division.

On November 7, 2005, Rotary International awarded him the Paul Harris Award in recognition of his International humanitarian work.

On September 12, 2011, Steve received the Governor General of Canada Exemplary Service Medal, in recognition of his dedication and outstanding service to those in need, both here at home and around the world.

On March 14, 2012 received the Long Service award from the Emergency Medical Services Chiefs of Canada in recognition of my contribution to emergency medical services and dedication in serving others.

On November 15, 2013 Graduated from the University of British Columbia with a certificate in International Development .

On February 17, 2014 He received recognition from the Honduras Red Cross for 11 year of service in the country. He was recognized for not only serving the Red Cross, but also for being of service to all people in the country.

 

Sharon has been working as a registered Massage Therapist for the since 1996. She has run her own practice since 1998 and has lots of experience in managing a small business. Her greatest motivation to serve is to improve the conditions for the children living in Honduras and Mexico one at a time! Sharon is the one behind the scene, she is the bookkeeper and proof ready Steve posting! (If there is spelling mistakes, it is because he did not wait for her to review it before it was sent or posted!!). She has traveled to Honduras on a few missions already and loves the country and the people of Honduras. She feels like the people of Honduras have so much to offer us and feel privileged to serve them. More recently Sharon lived in Mexico near the small community of Las Avas. She really enjoyed serving in the community and hopes to return someday to continue serving these wonderful and loving. Sharon was instrumental in getting HHCF officially registered as a charity in Canada. She has resigned from the board as of May 2018, but will still help on the side :) 

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Thomas Hebert local friend and supporter  

Tom has lived in Honduras since 1993. He was originally from Wisconsin; he first went to Honduras as a volunteer for Peace Corps, working with beekeeping and protected areas management. Later, among other things, he worked at George Town School as a elementary school teacher. Tom sadly past away in 2017 and he is greatly miss by his wife Sofia and all of their children and grandchildren.  For us, Tom was not only a local volunteer/supporter, guide, translator but so much more.  Tom was also a great friend and brother to all of us.  HHCF could not have done so much in the community of Jesus De Otoro without his help and support over the many years.  Tom has left a big hold all of our heart and he is greatly missed by all.  Tom thank you so much for all that you have done for HHCF and know that your service has help and saved many lives.  You will always be in our hearts.