Dear HPSP friends and collaborators:
In the name of us all, I like to convey my most heartfelt gratitude to our dear friend & long time supporter of HPSP: professor Colia Clark.
Colia has put together a very impressive team of volunteers with medical experience and various levels of disaster relief expertise. Most of these people are paying their own air fares to meet in Santo Domingo next week en route to Haiti. Pastor Wadsen Etienne of Santiago is using the good offices of his church to help coordinate the drive, and make sure that these folks connect with our team already in Port-Au-Prince for concerted relief action. HPSP is contributing to the ongoing efforts, loading of their long-rented school bus with food, medicines and clothing to distribute to those in need, including HPSP’s orphanages. The new team will provide transportation to other people willing to go to Haiti to help with the relief work. They will be leaving shortly this coming week. Dr. Fredo Ignace, a Haitian psychologist from Path Light based in Philadelphia, is busy collecting needed items to complete loading the bus before leaving for Port-Au-Prince. Anyone willing to join may contact pastor Wadsen Etienne at 809-275-1440 or 809-509-1272, or call Pierre Leroy at 845-679-7320 or 845-796-6293.
We congratulate Colia, pastor Wadsen, and Dr. Ignace for their good leadership and strong humanism.