News & Events

Irma and Marie destroy livelihoods

Haiti has once again been hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  While they were not in the eye of the storm the North East area of Haiti was inundated with damaging winds and water. We are beginning to receive reports regarding the villages that we have built in those areas.  The initial reports indicate that […]

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2017 Evening in the Tropics – August 26, 2017

For the 16th year, Hope for Haitians is hosting the Evening in the Tropics dinner in Rockford.  We are looking forward to a great turnout to hear about our 14th village in Garde Saline, Haiti and the proposed 15th village in Pistere, Haiti. All the success of Hope for Haitians is due to those like […]

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A June Trip to Haiti: Continuing Accountability

A group of travelers just returned from a Hope for Haitians accountability trip to Haiti.  They were able to see the poverty that abounds in much of Haiti as well as be joyfully welcomed into our latest village in Garde Saline, the second phase of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Village.  Along the way they […]

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Start to Finish – A Wet and Wonderful 2017 5K

Thank you to all those who braved the wet and soggy weather and came out to the 5k. We weren’t sure if we were even going to be able to pull it off as we we were getting flooded in the shelter, but some how the skies cleared and it was a success! Alice Abbott […]

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Bay Lavi a Grand Success

  Bay Lavi was held a FoxFire in Geneva to raise funds for your villages in Haiti. It was an evening celebrating life and included appetizers (some with a Haitian flair), cocktails, live music by Mike Silvestri, raffles, videos, and speakers who have traveled to Haiti with our organization. It was a successful evening raising […]

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New Bay Lavi Event to be held in Geneva

Mark your calendars for March 19th and plan to join us at our first Bay Lavi Event. Bay Lavi is Creole for Give Life and we know that our efforts give new life to families in need. We will be gathering at 6:00 PM at Foxfire in Geneva to celebrate life and help raise funds […]

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2016 Review

Hope for Haitians just completed one of the best years ever allowing us to plan for two villages during 2017 and possibly more projects as the year goes on. This is all due to the generous donors who have supported us with one dollar or thousands of dollars. Each gift is welcomed and added to […]

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What are we doing about Hurricane Matthew’s devastation?

The storm has passed, yet the devastation remains.  Hope for Haitians is accepting donations for emergency relief.  Click here to donate (be sure to note this is for the hurricane relief). Our first village built in 2001 is in Cotes-de-Fer, a fishing village on the southern coast of Haiti.  As relief efforts are being made […]

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What can we do?

During the worst of Hurricane Matthew, we can do very little physically to help our friends in Haiti.  What we can do is pray for their protection.  As you know there is very little infrastructure in Haiti.  Many people, particularly in more remote parts of this beautiful island nation, were not even aware of the […]

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15th Anniversary Evening in the Tropics – A great success

Saturday evening August 27th highlighted 15 amazing years of success for Hope for Haitians.  The Evening in the Tropics event drew 300 guests who celebrated with dinner, a raffle, a silent auction and hearing some exciting talks from two different speakers recently returned from Haiti. The Board of Directors gave out three Ambassadors for the […]

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