Stories

HUFH Introduces Don’t Miss Thursdays!

HUGE SUCCESS!!! A Night of Everything Rum: Held on Thursday, August 13 A World Class Mixology Experience- No Designated Driver Was Needed!   As the first part of our “Don’t Miss Thursdays!” series, we held a really fun and unique event on Thursday, August 13 – Esteban Ordonez, a world renowned mixologist, taught a virtual […]

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Delivering Care During the Pandemic: Trust Overcomes Fear to Save a Toddler’s Life

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.

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HUFH & Shada: Our Commitment Continues

Last week, the government of Haiti bulldozed to the ground the community of Shada. Victims of a disastrous situation not of their own making, the more than 1500 families who lived there are already among the poorest of the poor. Here is the story of HUFH’s commitment to the people of Shada.

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NO Child Should Die From Hunger

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.

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Keeping Ahead of the Curve: Tackling COVID-19 in Haiti

HUFH medical and lay volunteers are working together with our Haitian team to intensify our efforts to provide lifesaving care in the face of COVID-19. These efforts are more important than ever, given the ability of COVID to overwhelm Haiti’s already extremely limited medical resources.

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WHAT HUFH IS DOING IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS

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, […]

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COUNTDOWN: 10 REASONS TO CELEBRATE HUFH’s 10th!

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 […]

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HUFH Will Not Be Deterred: Working to Alleviate a Looming Humanitarian Crisis

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 […]

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Haitian Run – Haitian Led: HUFH Welcomes Its New In-Country Leadership Team

As we focus on Haitian Run – Haitian Led, Programs that last, HUFH is pleased to introduce you to our new in-country management team.

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Nursing Team Brings Care to a Haiti in Crisis

At the end of September, a small group of us traveled to Cap Haitian for the first medical mission since February. As you know, there has been an extreme shortage of fuel in Haiti since the beginning of this year. As a result, the conditions in Northern Haiti are deteriorating daily. Without fuel, there is […]

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