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PR Newswire- The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Issues Emergency Grant To Hope For Haiti With Pledge To Match Up To $250,000 In Donations

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has announced it will match up to $250,000 in new funds donated to Hope for Haiti. The nonprofit organization has been working to mobilize relief teams and provide food, clean water, medical supplies, temporary shelter and critical disaster relief to those impacted by the storm. Hope for Haiti is a 4-star Charity Navigator rated organization, its highest designation, and currently one of only a few nonprofits highlighted by the charity watchdog for their work in Haiti in response to Hurricane Matthew.

Read the full article in the PR Newswire here.

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Gulfshore Life- Jennifer’s Boutique Supports Hope for Haiti

Jennifer’s women’s boutique is supporting Hope for Haiti by donating 10% of all sales on Friday, October 14 to the non-profit that works to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children, through education, nutrition, and healthcare.

Hope for Haiti’s relief efforts are in full swing following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane killed nearly 800 people and devastated the country. The little communication that has come from Haiti has shown a dire need for basic supplies. Hope for Haiti is providing an avenue for those who wish to help victims of the latest in a line of many natural disasters devastating Haiti’s people.

Read the full article in the Gulfshore Life here.

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PR Newswire- Hope for Haiti Partners With Team Rubicon United Kingdom to Send Expanded Team of Responders to Les Cayes

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A team of Team Rubicon United Kingdom disaster response experts deployed to Les Cayes, Haiti over the weekend to assist partner Hope for Haiti. The situation is dire, “three out of every five houses were destroyed,” noted volunteer Mike Stewart, who led the initial rapid needs assessment. Team Rubicon UK, supported by Team Rubicon Global and partner countries, committed to a minimum three-week operation with a team of twelve military veterans and first responders with the mission of clearing transport routes, managing debris, and repairing damaged homes and schools at Hope for Haiti partner sites. In coordination with Hope for Haiti, they will work closely with Government and Non-profit organization partners in Port-au-Prince and assist in re-establishing access to those communities isolated from receiving aid.

Read the full article in the PR Newswire here.

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WGCU- Hurricane Matthew’s Impact on Haiti

Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti last Tuesday as a powerful category four hurricane with winds up to 145 mph and leaving 1.4 million people there in need of humanitarian assistance.  The official death toll from the country’s central civil protection agency stands at 336, but according to Reuters, reported deaths by local officials indicate more than 1,000 people lost their lives in the storm.

Click to listen to the interview on WGCU here.

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NBC-2- Challenges arise as Hope for Haiti tries to bring aid

Less than a week after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, Mark Hindley, with the Naples non-profit group Hope for Haiti, said the situation is dire and getting worse.

Hindley said they’re rushing to deliver food, clean water, tools, tents, and tarps to those affected.

“There is literally no food to be had coming out of the ground,” said Hindley.

Click to read more and watch the news clip on NBC-2.

 

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Naples Herald- How to Help Hurricane Matthew Victims in Haiti

Hope for Haiti’s relief efforts are in full swing following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew earlier this week.

The category 4 hurricane killed nearly 800 people and devastated the region of the country near Les Cayes, where a number of Hope for Haiti’s 50 staff members are based. The staff has been reported as safe, but what little communication that has come from Haiti has shown a dire need for basic supplies. Hope for Haiti is providing an avenue for those who wish to help victims of the latest in a line of many natural disasters devastating Haiti’s people.

Read the full article in the Naples Herald here.

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Hartford Courant- Connecticut Aid Workers Assessing Post-Hurricane Needs

Connecticut responders have begun assessing damage in Haiti and determining how to help after Hurricane Matthew swept through the Caribbeancountry, leaving a path of destruction.

Tiffany R. Kuehner, a New Canaan resident and chairwoman of Hope for Haiti, said a recon crew flew out of Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford Thursday and made it to the nonprofit’s operations in Les Cayes, on the western peninsula of the island, at about 9:30 p.m.

Read the full article in the Hartford Courant here.

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PR Newswire- Hope for Haiti and Partners Send First Responders to Assess Damage from Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes, Haiti

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 800 pounds of medication, medical supplies and disaster response materials were airlifted from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Haiti yesterday. This extraordinary effort was made possible through a collaboration of Americares, Building and Land Technology, GE, Hope for Haiti and Team Rubicon. Transport was sponsored by Carl R. Kuehner, III, of Building and Land Technology.

Read the full article in the PR Newswire here.