Our GFP family is growing — both in Haiti and in the US. Global Family was excited to bring three new volunteers on our October trip to Haiti. Brad and Mary are both teachers at Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, and Jill is a Phoenix-based commercial photographer. Our new friends joined some familiar faces — Maria, Karen, Jo, Brit and Lori — on an adventure that carried us from Port au Prince to Les Cayes to Port Salut and to Il a Vache. Our new volunteers got to meet the wonderful Sister Flora and tour her orphanage on the ilsand of Il a Vache. Brad brought toys and clothing for the children. We hope to one day team-up with Sister Flora and support the wonderful work she does with orphans and handicapped children.When we arrived in Haiti, we heard about two boys — brothers — who were in need of a home. They had been in an orphange in Port au Prince. A former volunteer at the orphanage reached out to us through Facebook and asked if we could help. We met with Cleff and Marc Donald and spent a few days with the boys. They are around 11 or 13 ...
Nov 23, 2011 10:43am    |   35 Comments