Children of Haiti  

Haiti Aid

COMPOSING A FUTURE
FOR THE CHILDREN OF HAITI
TODAY

 
 
 

The Work In Haiti

The Inspiration Story
More than 50 trips to Haiti and counting in 2011, missionary Helen Little is still going strong, turning 80 years old in December 2010. Helen LIttle was among the surviving missionaries in Haiti during the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.

M4M Founder and Helen Little
M4M Founder, Ginger Garner, & Helen Little
See photos of Helen's work

Photo Stream of Haiti 2010



Learn more about how you can help with orphanage and school construction

Yvon and Ginger
Ginger & Yvon

Helen's lifetime efforts to help the people of Haiti and Yvon's persistent work for his people created the spark that led Ginger to found M4M.

A video stream time lapse of the first part of the orhpanage to go up in April 2010.


Recent Video of the last trip to Haiti (April 2010) to construct the part of the orphanage building.
 

 

As of March 5, 2010, SUMC's Haiti Initiative in all raised close to $50,000 since May 2009.

Your Money At Work
See how your funds are working and will go to work in Haiti.

Immediate needs since the earthquake include raising funds for purchase of (through UMCOR):

  • Health Kits (see below)
  • Tarps
  • Medical supplies
  • Food
  • Water

Current Needs:

Birth & Newborn Kits (Learn how to send a kit)

Ongoing Needs and projects since May 2009:

  • Health Kits - Disaster Response to Haiti began immediately after the earthquake. Kits are being sent and assembled via MERCI and UMCOR. They are being shipped directly from Raleigh. Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation & Swansboro United Methodist Church are drop off points for the kits. A Health Kit includes: visit Ginger's blog for more information Do not assemble the bags. You can donate any amount of any item. Kits will be assembled by and prepped for shipping to Haiti by volunteers.
  1. new hand towel (15" x 25" up to 17" x 27", no kitchen towels)
  2. new washcloth
  3. comb (large and sturdy, not pocket-sized)
  4. nail file or fingernail clippers (no emery boards or toenail clippers)
  5. bath-size bar of soap (3 oz. and up)
  6. toothbrush (single brushes only in original wrapper, No child-size brushes)
  7. adhesive plastic strip sterile bandages
  8. large tube of toothpaste with expiration date of at least 6 months out
  9. gallon zip lock plastic bags

November 2009 and beyond

  • Providing medical mission work- read a summary from 2009 and prior work
  • (re)Building a (new) Orphanage after the earthquake
  • The Goat Fund - providing goats to families in Haiti so they can become self-sustaining

Haiti Organic Totes

  • Haiti Bags - Ginger designed organic cotton totes, exclusively for Stop Hunger Now, in order to feed Haitian children. Each bag sold ($10) provides 40 high protein meals through the Stop Hunger Now not for profit organization. Purchase bags through ginger@music4haiti.org or at SUMC by calling the office at 910.326.4822. All donations are tax-deductible.

First SUMC Team to Haiti

  • November team to Haiti pictured above left to right - Lynn Rouse, Adele Hyla-Brewster, Rachel Moser, Deanna Scroggs
    Read a full report here
  • Providing educational assistance for children

Sewing Sisters

  • May 2009 - present - Making dresses and clothing for girls and boys ages 4-8 years old

Stop Hunger Now

  • October 2009 - Stop Hunger Now - Packaging 30,000 high protein meals for school children through Stop Hunger Now

Ark to Haiti
Ark to Haiti 2
Ark To Haiti

  • August 2009 - Heifer International - Providing over $7000 in animals, livestock, and tree seedlings through Heifer International

VBS Flops to Haiti

  • July 2009 - Children's Effort - Sending over 400 pairs of flip flops to children in Haiti
  • Making and sending Newborn Kits - Coming Mother's Day/Spring 2010
  • Making and sending Birthing Kits - Coming Mother's Day/Spring 2010

 


Recent Work In Haiti
 
 
    ©2012 M4M

M4M operates through 501(c)(3) organizations who support maternal and child health in Haiti.
    M4M and Haiti Initiative is staffed entirely by volunteers, which means M4M and HIS Mission Events donate 100% of ALL PROCEEDS to children and maternal health in Haiti.