Progress is measured by the inch with tasks as immense as Haiti’s post-Hurricane Matthew relief effort.
Naples-based Hope for Haiti is among the groups helping the recovery of residents who were stripped of access to food, water, shelter, medical care and schools by the Oct. 4 storm.
Hope for Haiti is a 28-year-old nonprofit dedicated to improving the impoverished nation’s quality of life, especially for its children, through sustainable development and expanded access to primary education, quality healthcare and clean water.
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Dance teachers and choreographers Jared Rivers and Nikki Gyftopoulos will host a Dance For Haiti workshop Nov. 26 at Mohegan Sun Casino, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, benefiting Hope for Haiti and Hurricane Matthew victims.
Professional New York City and Boston choreographers will teach the workshop. Faculty will include Keenan Cooks, Hannah Frederick, Megz Alfonso, Kelly Peters, Junior Cius and Neil Schwartz. Faculty accolades include Broadway Dance Center, “America’s Got Talent,” “MTV Music Awards,” “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” ESPN II, Monsters of Hip-Hop and “So You Think You Can Dance.”
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Helicopters are once again proving their worth in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and three firms – Bell Helicopter, Airlink and GE – have combined efforts to match helicopter capability with the essential need to transport aid workers and supplies to regions in Haiti inaccessible by any other means.
Shortly after the disaster hit the island, Airlink reached out to its aviation partners searching for helicopters. Airlink is an experienced rapid-response humanitarian relief organization that brings together airlines with pre-qualified non-profits. GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), a supporter of Airlink since its founding in 2010, connected Airlink with Milestone Aviation Group, the helicopter leasing company that GECAS purchased in 2015.
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We work to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children.