May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - “Men anpil, chay pa lou,” a Haitian proverb meaning “many hands make the load light,” embodies the spirit that helped build Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM), just 30 miles north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Nature proves time and time again to be the most powerful force on our planet. Hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, earthquakes, mudslides and other natural disasters bring a lasting impact on the regions they hit. Unfortunately, when a disaster does strike, the logistics of coordinating on-site aid is a difficult task. Communications are often impaired by a lack of mobile phone service and internet, making coordination of relief efforts near-impossible.
President Praises Lifesaving Product, Impact on Economic and Agricultural Development
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation, toured the new 18,000-square-foot Nourimanba nutrition facility in Haiti built by Abbott and the Abbott Fund for the nonprofit organization Partners In Health (PIH).
Local Non-profit Awarded $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards
HOUSTON and WEST HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 27, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently recognized the Haitian Students Parents Solidarity Association (HSPSA) of West Haven as one of its latest Fueling Good winners. The Connecticut non-profit received $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards which will be used in the local collection of supplies, food, clothes and other donations that will be sent to the children of Haiti.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, February 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met in the new offices for those working to rebuild Haiti’s public health infrastructure, three years after an earthquake devastated the country.
HP worked with Partners in Health to apply HP technology in the newly built National Mirebalais Teaching Hospital in rural Haiti. HP supplies the IT infrastructure and communication structure that is critical to run a modern hospital.
Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) launched its 8th annual meeting today. Make no mistake about it, this is a deal-making event. The price of admission for global nonprofits, foundations, philanthropists, and corporations is making a clear and measurable commitment to action. For companies and foundations, the commitment must include a significant financial pledge. And if you don’t fulfill your promise, you’re not invited back.
Kenneth Cole Launches Retail Program to Raise Continued Funds for Center
(3BL Media) New York, NY - September 7, 2012 - AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation, announces the opening of the Kenneth Cole Haiti Health Center (KCHHC) at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cité Soleil, Haiti—one of the most challenging and underserved areas in the Western Hemisphere. The KCHHC will provide disease prevention, treatment, and education by empowering and supplying local Haitian leaders with the tools necessary to sustain a healthy community.