Thank You!

The 2015 Health for Haiti class would like to thank all of the members of our community who donated medical supplies, personal care items, toys, fabric and clothing for our upcoming trip to Haiti.  We are now in the process of organizing and packing all of the supplies in suitcases. We are overwhelmed by your…

Updates from Grande Saline

With Christmas just a couple of days away, the children at the Bridge to Haiti computer school in Grande Saline enjoyed a very special holiday treat. Their teacher, Dazulmey Jeudy (Tida),organized a “Fèt Noel” (Christmas Party) where the children sang Christmas songs and had a special holiday meal. They enjoyed a plate of rice and…

“Sew N’ Sews” Donate 100 Dresses for Girls in Haiti

The “Sew N’ Sews”, a ladies sewing group at the United Methodist Church in Whitney Point, New York, have donated over 100 beautiful hand made dresses to Health for Haiti.  The 2015 Health for Haiti class will distribute the dresses in Haiti this January.  The Sew N’ Sews have made over 6000 of these beautiful…

SUNY Broome Dental Hygiene Students Assemble Personal Care Kits for Haiti

Using washcloths, shampoo, lotion, soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes that were donated by the generous SUNY Broome community, the SUNY Broome Dental Hygiene students assembled 500 personal care kits for people in Haiti. The kits will be distributed by the 2015 Health for Haiti students while they are in Haiti this January.  “We are putting together the care kits…

Geodis Donates More Toughbooks for “Bridge to Haiti”!

Geodis has once again provided valuable equipment for the Bridge to Haiti program. John Yesensky and his team from Asset Recovery Operations at Geodis in Endicott have refurbished and donated thirteen more Panasonic Toughbooks to the program. Last summer, Geodis donated six of these rugged machines,  the very first computers that Bridge to Haiti placed in…

Work Begins in Grande Saline

Thanks to a tremendous amount of help and support from Geodis, the Pall AX1 water filtration system is on a ship somewhere between New York and Port au Prince. The people of Grande Saline have started to prepare for its arrival. They will construct a concrete pad that will serve as a base for the container and water system.  The…