West Tennessee Haiti Partnership

Lenten reflections

St. Vincent’s School was founded in the late 1950s by Sister Joan Margaret, of the Society of Saint Margaret, an anglican organization based in Boston. Several of the sisters still live and work in Haiti. I just discovered an amazing … Read More

NY times article-Haiti Cathedral Murals

By DAMIEN CAVE Published: February 22, 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Colorful and sad, beautiful but cracked, the three remaining murals of the Episcopal Trinity Cathedral received the soft afternoon sun after last year’s earthquake only because the rest of the … Read More

Fwd: aerial view: Haiti, before the quake, shortly after, and now NY Times, 9 Jan 2011

Follow the link below to see aerial views of Haiti before and after the quake    Subject: FW: aerial view: Haiti, before the quake, shortly after, and now NY Times, 9 Jan 2011 http://www.nytimes.com/packages/flash/newsgraphics/2011/0109-haiti-map-html/?hp sent in by Hope Lennartz


HAITI: GOUDOU-GOUDOUFrom Anglicansonline.com:By The Rt. Rev. Pierre W. Whalon, D.D.: “Goudou-goudou” is the newest word in Haitian Creole. “Where were you Goudou-goudou?” they ask each other all the time. The word is an onomatopoeia, recalling the sloshing sound the earth made … Read More

(2010) Link to Haitian Government’s Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) Report

The Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report was prepared by a joint team composed of representatives of the Government and members of the International Community, under the direction of the Government of the Republic of Haiti. “In order to respond to … Read More

Photojournalism Article on Haiti by Boston Globe

For an incredible photo journal of scenes from Haiti since the earthquake, go to:  http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/03/haiti_70_days_later.html It is a story in the Boston Globe.  Get your Kleenex ready. Susan Nelson

St Vincent’s Fundraiser Feb 6, 2010

Starting at about 9 AM today, Sienna Nelson and Dumbledore’s Army stood at the corner of Perkins Extended and Poplar Avenue in Memphis, and collected $1 dollar bills and loose change from folks stopped at the traffic lights. A balmy … Read More

Fundraiser for St. Vincent’s February 6 in Memphis, Tennessee

My daughter, Sienna, has organized a fundraiser on Feb 6 at the corner of Poplar and Perkins extended, from 9 AM until 6 PM.  This will be a drive by fundraiser, to collect donations at the stop lights at this … Read More

International Aid Update

AUSTRALIA: $13.8 million in aid pledged. AUSTRIA: $1.9 million to United Nations and international aid organizations. BRAZIL: $19 million in aid pledged. Eighteen flights have delivered 200 tons of aid including food, water, tents, medicine, a hospital and medical equipment. … Read More

1/21 White House Press Release on Haiti

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _______________________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2010 United States Government Haiti Earthquake Disaster Response Update On January 12, a massive earthquake struck the nation of Haiti, causing catastrophic damage inside and around … Read More