How To Sign Up

how to sign up

Are you interested in joining Family Health Ministries on a week long mission trip? Would like to provide medical care to Haitian patients in Port-au-Prince? Help to conduct a week-long Vacation Bible School? Join a service team in Fondwa to build and repair homes? Family Health Ministries offers a variety of trips to meet your individual goals for international mission travel.

Please complete the steps below to begin your trip registration process. While individuals can sign up for any trip, we encourage small groups or groups of friends to go to Haiti together.

The cost for a week-long mission trip is $1,000-$1,200 per person. Each person is responsible for the cost can reserving their own airfare. The entire cost of this trip is a tax-deductible contribution. Reference travel websites for flight details and cost from your city to Miami. Your Mission Travel Coordinator will inform you whether your team will depart from Miami or Fort Lauderdale to Haiti.

Questions?  Contact our Mission Travel Coordinator with any questions not answered below.

 

How to Sign Up for a Mission Trip

1) Download a copy of the FHM Mission Guidebook to find out more about a FHM mission trip, Haitian culture and important tips for packing and travel in Haiti.

2) Select a trip from the list below.

NOTE: All individuals traveling with FHM to Haiti will be responsible for the $10 Tourist Fee payment due at the point of entry into Haiti. This fee is required and must be paid at the airport. It is not included in your registration fee/ mission trip cost. 

    • 2019 Mission Travel Dates

      • February 02-09: Tom Gato Clinic Hope Community Church Team: 1,200 + airfare
      • February 23-March 02: Blanchard and Tom Gato Clinic American Academy of Family Physicians
      • March 9-16: UNCSON Service Learning Team
      • March 16-23: Tom Gato Clinic Westminster Presbyterian Medical Team: $1,200 + airfare
      • June 8-15: Annual Summer Blanchard Clinic: $1,200 + airfare
      • June 22-29Tom Gato Clinic 519Church Medical Team: $1,200 + airfare
      • July 22-25: Annual Vacation Bible School Trip: $1,000 + airfare
      • September 23-28: Duke Chapels Service Learning Team
      • October 12-19: Annual Fall Tom Gato Clinic: $1,200 + airfare

3) Complete your registration form and return forms along with a $200 deposit to secure your spot on the mission team. You may scan and email the forms to info@familyhm.org and call our office to provide payment via credit card. Or you can mail to:
Family Health Ministries, PO Box 16783, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

You may also choose to REGISTER ONLINE and pay your deposit or full trip amount. 

Once you apply, the Mission Travel Coordinator will be in touch with you about all the details and preparations. 

4) Apply for a passport if you don’t already have one or renew your passport if it is expired or expires soon. Be sure to send a copy of your passport to us by email or mail.

5) Vaccinations: refer to the FHM Mission Guidebook for a list of suggested vaccinations for travel in Haiti.

6) Read the latest  CDC information on traveling to Haiti  and take care of any medical needs, e.g. anti-malarial chloroquine pills, etc.

7) Book your airfare. The FHM Mission Travel Coordinator will assist you with selecting your flight.

8) Pay the balance on your trip within 30 days of departure.

9)  Raising Funds for Your Trip to Haiti

If you plan to have others assist you in raising funds for you trip to Haiti, please download this form to track your donations. Submit the completed form with your donations to Family Health Ministries.