Delivering Care During the Pandemic: Trust Overcomes Fear to Save a Toddler’s Life
Posted on June 11, 2020
As people are unable to travel and are fearful of being exposed to COVID, they often stay home and do not get the lifesaving care they need to combat other illnesses. One mother, however, bravely sought care from HUFH’s staff when her 18 month old baby girl became very ill.
NO Child Should Die From Hunger
Posted on June 10, 2020
A storm is brewing in Haiti. Due to Covid-19, the UN is anticipating a FAMINE OF EPIC PROPORTIONS that could result in widespread starvation and ravage an already fragile population, especially the children. HUFH is ramping up its malnutrition program to help.
WHAT HUFH IS DOING IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS
Posted on May 28, 2020
Corona Virus UPDATE Knowledge is Power: HUFH team hard at work educating citizens on how to stay safe in the age of Coronavirus: Donate UPDATE ON THE EFFECTS OF THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC ON HUFH and ITS PROGRAMS IN HAITI: A storm is brewing in Haiti. The UN warns that, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, […]
COUNTDOWN: 10 REASONS TO CELEBRATE HUFH’s 10th!
Posted on February 23, 2020
Coronavirus emergency – HUFH’s 10th Anniversary Gala CANCELLED: NOW, help us make our biggest fundraising event of the year a VIRTUAL SUCCESS! Raise your virtual paddle & DONATE NOW Here are 10 reasons to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hands Up for Haiti’s life-saving work in Haiti. 10! A milestone event! 10 years working in […]
HUFH Will Not Be Deterred: Working to Alleviate a Looming Humanitarian Crisis
Posted on November 4, 2019
Massive humanitarian crises are not always caused by earthquakes and hurricanes, or even outright warfare. Sometimes it can be a society that suddenly finds itself deprived of a vital resource or in the midst of government upheaval. In Haiti’s case, a fuel crisis — caused in part by the collapse of the Venezuelan oil industry […]
Haitian Run – Haitian Led: HUFH Welcomes Its New In-Country Leadership Team
Posted on April 29, 2019
As we focus on Haitian Run – Haitian Led, Programs that last, HUFH is pleased to introduce you to our new in-country management team.
Education: the Key to Lifesaving Programs
Posted on June 14, 2019
Haitian Run – Haitian Led: At Hands Up for Haiti, our Medika Mamba malnutrition program is an essential part of our work to ensure a healthy future for the children of Haiti. Our doctors, nurses and trained community health workers (TSKs), all members of the communities that they serve, go into the community to identify […]
Dr. Allison Platt: A Doctor of Distinction
Posted on August 16, 2019
Dr. Allison Platt, Hands Up for Haiti’s president and a pediatrician in private practice, has been selected as an honoree by a panel of experts for the sixth annual Doctors of Distinction Awards in Westchester County. This award recognizes health care leaders for their outstanding dedication and commitment to medicine that impact our community each […]
NJ Governor’s Awards recognize Dr. Mary Ann LoFrumento and HUFH
Posted on May 24, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Mary Ann LoFrumento, HUFH co-founder and director of our global health program, for being awarded the NJ State Governor’s Jefferson Awards for Public Service in the Ambassador Category!
Recap: HUFH’s Annual Gala in Honor of Dr. Jill Ratner!
Posted on April 29, 2019
Hands Up for Haiti (HUFH) is proud to have honored Dr. Jill Ratner, co-founder of HUFH and a devoted medical humanitarian.