West Tennessee Haiti Partnership

Notes from D.C. Conference on Future of St. Vincent’s

Last weekend, a group gathered in Washington, D.C. for a conference organized by Margaret McLaughlin of the Friends of St. Vincent’s. Susan, Sienna, and Sherye traveled from Memphis to participate. Pere Sadoni joined as well and gave us an update on … Read More

Thank You from Father Sadoni

Father Sadoni sent this thank-you letter to the Friends of St. Vincent. Please enjoy. On another note, I would like to ask again for pictures from the trip, if anyone has any. A few people have asked when more will … Read More

Hope Lennartz visits St VIncent’s School in July

MY PERSONAL REFLECTION: MY JOURNEY BACK To start my story, I need to tell you who I am. My name is Hope Lennartz, the Volunteer Executive Director of the Friends of St. Vincent’s Center for Handicapped Children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. … Read More

Fwd: St. Vincent’s Center – One Year after the Earthquake

       Dear Friends of St. Vincent’s Center, On January 12, 2010, an earthquake hit St. Vincent‘s Center at 4:53 pm. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake’s epicenter was just 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince.  The buildings collapsed and walls fell over causing the … Read More

Quilts to raise money for Braillers

This story seemed very relevant to our site. Read about quilt making to raise money to buy braillers for our blind students. http://www.vnews.com/08292009/5957400.htm