First-time Volunteers Travel to Haiti
In June, Global Family Philanthropy welcomed two groups of volunteers to Haiti, many of them being first-time volunteers. We were especially honored to have three of our past Imagine Award recipients with us: Katie Wilson, Evon Yaro-Fig and Jake Webb, who returned for a fourth visit.
GFP had three main objectives for these two trips: 1) launch Project Dignity, 2) set up and open the Malfety Medical Clinic, and 3) recognize Father Medenel's dedicated teachers. Our volunteers accomplished all of this and so much more!
Thanks to Chaparral High School student Rachel Brown, 200 students received gifts of full pencil bags.
Update from Haiti
Project Dignity Launches
Katie Wilson and Evon Yaro-Fig give the first bite of a nutritious meal to a new resident.
It's official: Project Dignity is up and running! We told you of the devastating conditions in which the elderly folks of Derac, Haiti were living at the GFP Imagine Gala in February 2014 and you answered with generous donations. In just four short months GFP built Oma's house- a clean and airy shelter where the first 10 elderly residents of Derac will live and receive nutritious meals and medical care. Volunteers painted the building, set up beds, ...