On Sunday, September 24, 2017, Operation Go Quickly (OGQ) participated in the 1st Annual Aledo Wine & Art Festival with a booth and a brief amputee soccer demonstration, both featuring Haitian artist and athlete Francillon Chery. We are grateful to Tim Goldberg, owner of the Stillwater Meadow Event Center and OGQ’s Director of Prosthetics, for […]
They say that everything happens for a reason. Sometimes we’ll be in places we’ve never been and meet people we never intended to meet. This is usually how we encounter our most memorable experiences. This is exactly what happened to Jose Daniel, Manufacturing Engineering manager, when he was introduced to the Haitian Amputee Soccer […]
The Haitian National Amputee Soccer Team will play an exhibition game at a special event from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at the Stillwater Event Center, 9842 E. Bankhead. In addition to the exhibition game, there will be an art show featuring the works of Francillion Cherry, one of the team leaders. Live music and […]
The Haiti National Amputee Soccer Team just received their American visas and will be traveling shortly to compete in the Cup of Americas Amputee Soccer tournament in Irvine, California July 28-30. Following the 2010 catastrophic earthquake which injured thousands, the Haiti Amputee Football Association was formed and affiliated with the World Amputee Football Federation. The […]
Safely back to OGQ prosthetist Tim Goldberg’s home in Aledo with Haitian Creole New Testaments, Creole tracts and heavy duty PEACE crutch tips. These items will be given to inmates in Cap Haitian and to others during our May 13-18 mission to Haiti.
At the age of three Joubens Jean (l) lost his left leg below the knee in a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, the amputation surgery left a sharp bone protruding just below the surface of the shin. Being very active, Joubens often came home with a bleeding stump. Last year OGQ provided funding for the stump […]