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Haiti Volunteer

How To Volunteer Effectively After A Disaster

Elevate Destinations | Posted 06.06.2012 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

After a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, most efforts to help were certainly well intentioned. But it quickly became evident that some of these volunteer initiatives were actually causing more harm than good. Here's how to do it right.

Haiti One Year Later: Still Waiting to Volunteer

Stacy Twilley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stacy Twilley

I won't be going to Haiti soon. But I continue to support the expert International Medical Corps volunteers who are still needed there.

A Plane Full of Volunteers Bound for Haiti

Saundra Schimmelpfennig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Saundra Schimmelpfennig

Good intentions are not enough. Before joining an international volunteer trip, it's important to evaluate the project to make sure you aren't doing more harm than good.

National Volunteer Month: Dr. Keyvan Hariri Makes An Impact In Haiti

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

April is National Volunteer Month. Throughout the month, HuffPost Impact will be telling stories of volunteers who have made an extraordinary differen...

Make A Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Student Update

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Middle school students across the country provide "hands-on" support for Haitian earthquake victims by assembling hundreds of health kits for an international aid organization.

Evangelicals Throw Rocks at Haitian Religious Service

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lisa Derrick

Evangelicals violently disrupted a traditional religious ceremony in the Cite Soleil slum, located just outside the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.

Notre Dame Offers Free Online Course in Haitian Language and Culture

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

Notre Dame is offering Professor Karen Richman's "Creole Language and Culture" class as a free online course, recommended for anyone planning to participating in the Haitian relief effort.

Send a Valentine to Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

For over 20 years, CCH members have supported community development in Haiti. One of the ways they do this is by teaching organic gardening, reforestation, and animal husbandry.

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.

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti: Charlotte Tigers Update

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

This week they are gathering the supplies they will need to put together 442 health kits that will be sent to Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of these kits will be needed over the coming months.

Uninvited Do-Gooders Impede Disaster Relief Efforts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Does following the news coverage of the Haiti quake make you want to jump on the next plane there or empty your closet to help victims? Please don't...

Make a Hands-On Difference for Haiti

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

The 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at this Dickson County school are gathering supplies to make 442 "health kits" for people displaced by last week's earthquake in Haiti.

Volunteering In Haiti: Instructions From

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As devastating images continue to emerge from the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, many Americans are wondering what they can do to help. While m...

Volunteers do Tech to Help Out Haiti

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

This week, tech people worked together for the people of Haiti. Over two hundred volunteers are getting together to build useful systems to help out, working with the Sunlight Foundation and CrisisCamp.