Amber Noe is the coordinator of Food For The Poor’s peer-to-peer fundraising program, Champions for the Poor. She recently traveled to Haiti for the first time, and was kind enough to share some of her experiences with us.
Jodi Santini is from Plain City, Ohio where she lives with her husband and son. They are very active in various ministries at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Boy Scout Troop 90 and the Jonathan Alder Music Boosters. I had the privilege of going on a mission trip to Haiti Dec. 4-8 with Food For The […]
By Leann Chong, Director, Missions & Travel When people find out about my experience in Haiti 10 years ago, they often describe it as a miracle. I wholeheartedly agree! Our mission group from Lynn University had experienced impactful days in the field, visiting our Canteen where we served meals to hungry families, and playing with […]
On Tuesday, April 17, a group of 10 Food For The Poor staff members traveled to Haiti to get updates on various projects the charity has underway to improve the lives of the hungry, homeless and thirsty. Lyndsay Mendez and Michael Chin Quee of FFP’s Donor Relations team report from the field: Lyndsay Mendez: What […]
Food For The Poor photographer Benjamin Rusnak took this photograph during a Jan. 12, 2011, mass outside the remains of the Cathedral Notre Dame de l’Assomption (Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Those pictured were praying for loved ones lost during the Jan. 12, 2010, magnitude 7.0 earthquake that claimed more […]
Food For The Poor Photographer Ben Rusnak traveled to Haiti recently to document various projects in and around Port-au-Prince. When Tropical Storm Isaac arrived late last week, he rode out the storm and captured the following images of the storm’s impact he witnessed firsthand. Below are some of his photos from the field. *To help […]
Haiti is pretty hard to describe with words. Conveying a country’s worth of hope, suffering, hunger, degradation, chaos, resilience, massive dysfunction and tremendous beauty is no easy task. So let’s just talk about some things we saw on our most recent trip to this fascinating place. 1. We met a family living in a row […]
Fourteen people who came from California, Rhode Island and states in between are in Haiti this week to share their blessings and roll up their sleeves. On the agenda: make school children smile, help dish out lifesaving food, paint a home, and be a witness to families living in despair. Victoria, an employee at Food […]