The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Jake Wood: Deploying Veterans for a New Mission
By Megan O’Neil
Jake Wood was fresh out of the U.S. Marines and weighing business school when a deadly earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010. He rallied some fellow military veterans and medical personnel, flew to the Dominican Republic, and rented trucks. The group made its way into Port-au-Prince, where for 20 days they provided emergency relief and treated people who had what Mr. Wood describes as "horrific wounds." ...
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