In a humanitarian effort last month, Beyonce visited Haiti to survey the progress made since the deadly 2010 earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince claiming up to 300,000 lives.
After discovering that St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Taberre has been suffering from a lack of funding, Beyonce decided to sell her popular BeyGood charity shirt online, giving proceeds from the sales directly to the hospital. The Grammy award-winning singer made waves all over the internet sporting her white charity t-shirt on her trip to Haiti in May.
Entirely funded through contributions to NPH worldwide, St. Damien’s is a high quality medical treatment for disadvantaged and sick children in Haiti. The hospital currently treats 80,000 children annually and risks having to turn 30,000 children away without proper funding.
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SOURCE: Haitian Times, Lara Falcone