Worldwide Community First Responder Innovates With New TV Show
Posted on February 6, 2018
The Rockland-based international nonprofit is expanding its outreach. Click here to read more.
Making an impact in Rockland: Jackie Cassagnol
Posted on November 4, 2017
Jacqueline Cassagnol, Founder of Worldwide Community First Reponder, has taken inspiration from personal story and built an organization with a mission “to prevent deaths worldwide through education and training”. Click here to read more.
Worldwide Community First Responder, Sixth-Anniversary
Posted on September 23, 2017
Worldwide Community First Responder, will be hosting its sixth-anniversary fundraising gala. Click here to read more.
WCFR Thanks Vincent HoSang Family Foundation
Posted on June 13, 2017
We are extremely grateful for the Vincent HoSang Family Foundation. Click here to read more.
Meet Our June 2017 Hudson Valley Hero: Jackie Cassagnol
Posted on June 1, 2017
The Spring Valley RN is the founder of a global emergency education and training organization. Click here to read more.
JACKIE CASSAGNOL AND WCFR: THE SPIRIT OF NURSES’ WEEK
Posted on May 15, 2017
Jackie Cassagnol’s life changed when Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010. Click here to read more.
Worldwide Community First Responder, Inc. NAMED “2017 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits
Posted on March 27, 2017
WCFR has been named a “2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. Click here to read more.
WCFR Day is Official! This Year It’s Sept. 24
Posted on December 28, 2016
A County Executive proclamation commemorates 5 years of teaching people and saving lives in Rockland. Click here to read more.
Devastation In Haiti Hits Home For First Responder From Spring Valley
Posted on November 22, 2016
For the second time in six years, Spring Valley’s Jackie Cassagnol traveled to witness firsthand devastation in Haiti. She came away more heartbroken from the pain of a recent hurricane than she did in 2010, when an earthquake ravaged the island. Click here to read more.
Rockland Nonprofit Teaches First Responder Training Worldwide
Posted on August 16, 2016
Jackie Cassagnol of Spring Valley started Wordwide Community First Responder in 2011. The organization provides free training for first aid and health education classes. Click here to read more.
Who we are: Worldwide Community First Responder
Posted on March 11, 2016
Nanuet-based nonprofit offers health education and training. Click here to read more.
When disaster strikes
Posted on November 27, 2015
Haitian Diaspora, Get Involved!
Posted on March 27, 2015
“If only we knew what you are teaching us right now, fewer people would have died during the earthquake,” said a Haitian student during a first response training in Grand Goave, Haiti, in 2011. Click here to read more.
Worldwide Community First Responder, Jacqueline Cassagnol
Posted on December 31, 2014
In a year when an Ebola outbreak in West Africa demonstrated the vulnerability of our public health system, as well as the selfless dedication of health care professionals, Jacqueline Cassagnol’s growing notoriety is just what the doctor ordered. Click here to read more.
Collaborating Globally to Transform Haiti’s Healthcare
Posted on November 17, 2014
International Nursing Research Congress, 2014 Theme: Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes. Held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong Click here to read more.
WCFR Founder & President Jackie Cassagnol Named One of Rockland’s Forty under 40 by the Rockland Economic Development Corporation
Posted on October 18, 2014
The nonprofit she founded seeks to help people change the world. Click here to read more.
WCFR: Improving Health in Haiti through Education
Posted on April 24, 2014
Our poster presentation “WCFR: Improving Health in Haiti through Education”, which won an award at the HANA Annual Convention is now available online. Click here to read more.
WORLDWIDE COMMUNITY FIRST RESPONDER: AN IDEA BECOMES A REALITY
Posted on March 21, 2014
In celebration of the accomplishments of Worldwide Community First Responder, Inc. since its beginning in 2011, we would like to share with you highlights of its two year journey. Click here to read more.
The Journal News: Spring Day of Caring
Posted on April 14, 2013
The WCFR Spring Day of Caring project “Assessing West Nyack’s Community Health” was featured on The Journal News. Click here to read more.
Letter to the Editor: Nanuet’s MLK Day of Service
Posted on February 9, 2013
Jackie Cassagnol gathered a team of volunteers to collect data and assess Nanuet’s community health last month. Click here to read more
The Journal News: MLK Day of Service
Posted on February 8, 2013
The WCFR MLK Day of Service project “Assessing Nanuet’s Community Health” was featured on The Journal News. Click here to read more.
Letter to the Editor: WCFR Walk For Health
Posted on October 15, 2012
Organized by Worldwide Community First Responder, Inc.—a Rockland Not for Profit Organization—Founder Jackie Cassagnol thanks participants and sponsors. Click here to read more
How do you prepare for chaos?
Posted on October 2, 2012
An STTI member launches nonprofit to train health care workers on how to respond to international disasters. Click here to read more
Spotlight Nonprofit: Improving the odds of natural disaster survival in third-world countries with first responder education
Posted on July 27, 2012
LatinaLista — When disaster hits countries like Haiti, Guatemala, rural areas of Mexico, etc. the loss of life usually rises after the initial tragedy for one simple reason — medical personnel on the scene don’t know how to respond. Click here to read more
New Non-Profit in Town Lends Help Worldwide
Posted on July 26, 2012
She launched WCFR back in May and her most recent trip to Haiti was earlier this month. She has also dived into helping with the rebirth of the Nanuet Chamber of Commerce. Click here to read more