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March 30, 2019

A bust of our founder Father Luis G. Verplancken stands near the clinic he founded.

 The inscription on the plaques read as follows:

In gratitude to the Father Luis G. Verplancken Aldayturriaga, S.J. December 27,1926-September 26,2004. For his pastoral service to this co...

December 3, 2018

The Santa Teresita Complex, Jesuit Mission in Tarahumara, Creel, Chih. MEX.,   does NOT participate in emergent food distribution programs for alleged "famines". We have a FOOD FOR COMMUNITY WORK PROGRAM that we implement annually under an agreement with some communiti...

November 30, 2018


THANKS - for our friendly contributors

THANKS - for our friends who followed us to our new venue

THANKS - for remembering the new date

THANKS - for your generosity

GOD BLESS YOU!  We have been able to support the purchase of the new patient record keeping...

October 22, 2018

Thank you all for making our 20th Annual Celebration Dinner a resounding success.  Held on Saturday, October 6th here in Portland at the Riverside Golf & Country Club, a great time was had by all!  Thank you to Tim and the Riverside staff for hosting us once again - gr...

October 10, 2018

The Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund of Michigan cordially invites you to attend our 52nd Annual Benefit Dinner Dance

Saturday, November 10, 2018  6:00 PM to Midnight at

Zccaro's Banquets & Catering

46601 Gratiot Avenue

Chesterfield Township, MI 48051

$65 per person


September 24, 2018

A new program has been started at the clinic.  It's purpose is to reduce the incidence of child malnutrition with training for mothers, delivery of food supplements, and monitoring the child's health status. Here are some photos of the program participants.

August 26, 2018

The Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund of Oregon invites you to join us on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 for our

20th Annual Celebration Dinner

at Riverside Golf and Country Club
8105 NE 33rd Drive
Portland, OR 97211

Doors open at 4:30 PM

August 25, 2018

The 52nd annual TCHF Michigan dinner-dance is set for saturday, November 10, 2018. 

The event will be held at a new location:

   Zuccaro's Banquet Hall

   46601 Gratiot

   Chesterfield, MI 48051

Invitations will be sent out soon.

July 11, 2018

Dr. H. John Barkay D. O.

May 20, 1926 - June 29, 2018

It is with heavy hearts that we the members of the founding chapter of the Tarahumara Children's Hospital Fund mourn the loss of their founding father, Dr. Barkay.  In Michigan, Dr. Barkay devoted 44 years of his life...

July 9, 2018


Please join us on Saturday, October 6th for our 20th Annual Celebration Dinner.  This event will be held at Riverside Golf & Country Club on NE 33rd Drive in Portland.

Formal Invitations will be arriving by mail in mid-August.  You can also contact Peggy B...

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