Happenings

  • The 3rd Annual Pan-Florida Challenge for Hungry Kids

    Will You Take the Challenge to Ride for Hunger?

    January 27th, 2016, Jim, no comments

    As winter completely overtakes New England, we can’t help but look ahead to March and the Pan-Florida Challenge. We are thrilled to exchange the icy cold for two full days of cycling in sunny Florida, as we continue our efforts to raise money to provide meals for hungry children in Haiti. As the excitement around […]

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  • Showing Haiti on Its Own Terms

    The People of Haiti are Speaking Up; Are You Listening?

    January 13th, 2016, Jim, 1 comment

    So often, we (that is, American citizens) get caught up in the messages of mainstream media that position Haiti as a helpless, hopeless country desolated by natural disasters and extreme poverty. It is portrayed as a country completely dependent on benevolent, foreign organizations, whose future is solely determined by the amount of externally sourced relief it […]

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    Our First Five Years: Celebrating What God Has Done

    December 17th, 2015, Jim, no comments

    Feed. Educate. Employ. It has been five whole years, and these three words have stood the test of time through every moment of Help for Haiti’s journey. These words hold within them hundreds of stories of trials and triumphs, representing all that we have accomplished and all that we hope to achieve in the coming […]

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    Hope Seeds Brings Prospects of Self-Sustaining School System

    November 17th, 2015, Jim, no comments

    Hello Friends,  We are thankful that we are able to bring you such good news from Jim’s last trip to Haiti. As you know, our Academic Achievement Awards ceremony and celebration was a great success, and we are continuing to strengthen the bond between the Marmelade church-school and its surrounding community, supporting our goal of […]

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  • The 2014 recipients of the Academic Achievement Awards.

    2015 Academic Achievement Awards in Haiti

    November 2nd, 2015, Jim, no comments

    In 2013, Help for Haiti launched an initiative to emphasize the importance of continuous education, and to reward students for their diligence in the classroom. This week we will be honoring the students of the Marmelade school in Haiti for their hard work and measurable success! In July of every year, Haiti’s Ministry of Education […]

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  • HFH kids eating

    Year End Update and 2015 Food Pack

    December 28th, 2014, Stacy, no comments

    Every year since 2011, we have sent over 130,000 meals, or about 20,000 pounds of food, to hungry kids in Marmalade Haiti. For 2015 we are setting a new goal of over 150,000 meals. 150,000 meals mean 150,000 times next year a child in Haiti who arrives at our school very hungry will get a […]

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  • The Ride for Hunger

    The Ride for Hunger

    March 9th, 2014, Stacy, no comments

    A child who arrives at school famished is unable to concentrate on their school work no matter how good the teacher is at teaching. In rural Haiti, most kids show up at school hungry after a long walk to their school and no breakfast. At our school in Marmalade, Haiti every student is fed a […]

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  • Marmalade School Kids Eating Healthy Meals

    125,000 Meals for Marmelade School Kids in Haiti

    May 14th, 2013, Stacy, 1 comment

    On May 18th at the Frank Jones Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 700 local volunteers will pack 125,000 nutritious meals for kids in Haiti. The meals will leave on a truck Saturday evening and arrive in Haiti later this summer. We call it a “One-day Family Mission Trip to Haiti and never leave the Seacoast […]

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  • Pastor Villens' House in Progress

    Heading to Haiti

    May 14th, 2013, Stacy, no comments

    Seems like ages since I was in Haiti, but to put a timeline on it, I was there during Tropical Storm Sandy that then moved up the coast and devastated the northeast coastline as Hurricane Sandy. Much has happened since then and this trip will be for 10 days starting April 14th. Here is a […]

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  • Jim and the guys at Help for Haiti

    A Look Back and a Look Ahead

    January 23rd, 2013, Stacy, no comments

    You have made so much happen this past year it is hard to know where to start. 2012 was a wonderful year for Help for Haiti and as we look ahead, 2013 may be even better!

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