Global First Responder
International Medical Relief and Medical Missions
Global First Responder (GFR) is a secular, nonprofit, international medical relief organization founded by Dr. Adam Beckett in 2011.
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti left emergency response organizations in disarray, Dr. Beckett recognized the need for a centralized network of relief agencies and their associated volunteers. He began by developing a database and website to meet this need while establishing GFR: a nimble, non-government organization capable of coordinating teams of experts and professionals, deployed to serve needed capacities on high-impact, short-term trips to regions in need.
To date, Global First Responder has worked in 14 countries around the world in cooperation with multiple non-government relief organizations.
Global First Responder is an international relief organization conducting relief trips worldwide. We focus on healthcare delivery, health education, community development projects, and disaster relief. We welcome volunteers of all skill-sets. More than just medical professionals, our teams are composed of individuals from all walks of life. GFR has worked in a large number of developing countries to provide sustainable infrastructure and healthcare solutions.
All donations are utilized to purchase medical equipment, medication, and building supplies as well as support our operations.
Upcoming Trip: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
September 29, 2019
On September 29th, Stephen and Laura Griffith will lead the GFR team to the Abaco Islands to aid in Hurricane Relief. The islands were hit by category 5 Hurricane Dorian on...
Affiliates of Global First Responder
Global First Responder is a non-religious, non-politically affiliated, not-for-profit organization. Comprised fully of volunteers, no member of the staff or board receives any compensation. Global First Responder is proud to be affiliated with fellow globally conscious and dedicated partners: