The sixth annual Hearts for Haiti fundraiser will continue to help support the Strong Tower Orphanage in Caracol, Haiti, home to 18 children. Continue reading “Sixth Annual ‘Hearts for Haiti’ Fundraiser In Sedalia, Missouri, Builds Futures for Children”
Catholics are banding together to bring life-saving health care to rural areas of Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world.
My involvement with issues surrounding maternal and child health began in 1997 when our oldest daughter, Emily, and I traveled to Haiti. It was my first time to visit a developing nation; I was heartbroken and challenged by what I saw and experienced. I will never forget walking the streets of Port-au-Prince, hand-in-hand with my daughter, and being approached by a Haitian mother with a young child on her hip. “Please, please, oh please,” she begged me, “Please, take my child with you.”