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Haiti Relief

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Pa Za Pa

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Elementary school children across the country are making health kits for Haiti with the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Communities everywhere are encouraged to join the effort.

Yoga Mats For Haiti?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Most of us haven't thought about our leisure/exercise equipment being needed in Haiti, but according to one sharp photographer in San Francisco, you c...

Mental Health In Haiti: Nation Copes With Trauma

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The battered bodies may be mending, but the minds still struggle. As many as one in five Haiti earthquake victims have ...

Garcon And Vilma: Opponents On The Field, United For Haiti When The Game Ends

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma are both of Haitians, and despite facing off against e...

Lap Dances For Haiti? Ohio Strip Club To Donate To Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Marilyn's On Monroe, a nude dance club in downtown Toledo, Ohio, is raising money to send to the Haiti relief efforts, CNN reports, though they're not...

Compassion for Haiti: How Long Can It Last?

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
World Vision

Americans donate generously to disaster relief in Haiti, even as the economy makes giving difficult. But aid group, World Vision, fears compassion fatigue.

Colts or Saints? Either Way, Winning Outcome for Children in Need

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
World Vision

World Vision, the humanitarian organization which annually receives all donated, post-season apparel from the NFL and its partners, will this year send Super Bowl game-day clothing to Haiti, followed by larger quantities in the coming months.

Two Americans Killed In Haiti Aid Chopper Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Two Florida men contributing to aid efforts in Haiti were killed when their helicopter crashed into a mounta...

Haiti Aid Groups Collaborate To Save More Lives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Along with an unprecedented number of injuries and amputations following Haiti's Jan. 12 earthquake, aid groups are demonstrating an uncommon effort a...

Texas Couple Sells All For Haiti Relief

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Haitian-born Orlando Alexis left the country more than 40 years ago to pursue a better life with family in America. Years later, he reunited with his ...

26 Orphans Escape Harm In Earthquake, All Get Adopted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The 26 orphans of Haiti's Angel House were lucky to escape the Jan. 12 earthquake entirely unharmed. But thanks to some quick thinking by orphanage ad...

Proctor & Gamble Claims $2 Million In Haiti Aid

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CINCINNATI — Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble Co. says its donations to Haitian earthquake relief have topped $2 million total in cash, ...

There's Real Hope From Haiti -- And It's Not What You'd Expect

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

When people are living so close to the edge, even small increases in prices can break them. Whenever I report from the developing world, the IMF tracts of anti-development lie like wounds across the land.

En Route Back to Haiti for "We Are the World"

Nick Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nick Demas

I'm really looking forward to returning to Haiti. The fatigue forces you to take a break from it all, but I am excited to reconnect with the many wonderful people I met on my trip.

Haitians Protest Slow Aid Distribution

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Government corruption and communication breakdowns have slowed food and aid distribution in Haiti, AP reports. Protesters took to the streets in Pet...

Why Did Countries Lend to Haiti?

Daniel Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altman

Why did countries lend to Haiti in the first place, if poor countries have such a hard time repaying their debts even without natural disasters? Should they lend again?

Scientologists In Haiti: Volunteers Doing More Harm Than Good?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Gawker spoke to an aid worker who traveled to Haiti in the same plane as a group of Scientologists. He wrote to the website detailing the group's inad...

UN: Armed Group Attacked Haiti Food Convoy, Security Situation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The United Nations says the security situation in Haiti is "stable but potentially volatile" in the wake of last month's earthquake. T...

$35 Million Given To Haiti Through Mobile Fundraising

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Mobile Giving Foundation, which processes donations sent via text message, says that over $35 million has been raised for recovery in the three we...

Vowing to Build a Prosperous Future for Haiti

Jean-Max Bellerive | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jean-Max Bellerive

The earthquake that has destroyed so much has also brought much-needed attention and goodwill to Haiti. In honor of all those who have died, we vow to create a new, stronger, and more prosperous Haiti.

Franco Valdemar, Rogers Park Pastor Trapped In Haiti, Gives First Sermon Back Home

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Most people wouldn't consider landing in Haiti less than an hour before the earthquake hit a blessing from God. But Pastor Franco Valdemar isn't most ...

Haiti Food Delivery Fails Due To Poor Communication

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With 15 trucks full of beans and rice and an experienced security team, Scott Lewis, founder of the disaster relief-focused Eagles' Wings Foundation, ...

Join in Global Prayer for Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dilenschneider

People all over the world are praying for the people of Haiti, for those involved in relief efforts, and for the leaders of all the governments who ar...

Food Distribution In Haiti: World Food Programme Gives Out 42 Metric Tons Of Rice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A massive food distribution effort is finally under way in the damaged city of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. The United Nations World Food Pro...

Poets Raise Money For Haiti

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Elaine Feinstein wrote a blunt but optimistic poem called "Port-au-Prince," McGough penned the musical verse "They Came Out Singing," and Gillian Clarke wrote the haunting poem "Lament."