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

Here are 10 reasons to join us as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hands Up for Haiti’s life-saving work in Haiti. Help us welcome our in-country leaders Thermitus Jean and Fritznel Jean. All for a great cause! FOR EVENT DETAILS, PLEASE CLICK HERE. TO RSVP, PLEASE CLICK HERE. 10! A milestone event! 10 years working […]

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Unshakeable & Unmoveable: Hands Up for Haiti Celebrates 10 Years!

We can’t wait to see you on Saturday evening, March 21, as we celebrate celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hands Up for Haiti’s life-saving work in Haiti. Help us welcome our in-country leaders Thermitus Jean and Fritznel Jean. Music, food and conversation with a Haitian flair, and all for a great cause! Lift Your Hands […]

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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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Education: the Key to Lifesaving Programs

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 […]

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Dr. Allison Platt: A Doctor of Distinction

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 […]

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NJ Governor’s Awards recognize Dr. Mary Ann LoFrumento and HUFH

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!

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Walking in Another’s Shoes-Understanding Why People Flee

What makes us care? What makes us want to help another person? What makes us want to make the world a better place? Is it empathy, compassion, or understanding? Is it learning the facts and educating oneself about the reality of another? In other words: walking a mile in another’s shoes. At Hands Up for […]

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Recap: HUFH’s Annual Gala in Honor of Dr. Jill Ratner!

Hands Up for Haiti (HUFH) is proud to have honored Dr. Jill Ratner, co-founder of HUFH and a devoted medical humanitarian.

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