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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Look Who's Loving Haiti

Hearts for Haiti
A group of girls at Newman Smith High School (Carrollton, TX) will be selling "Hearts for Haiti" Valentine cookies to raise money that will go towards hygiene kits for Haiti.

Evening Social
Frocks, a local boutique in Addison, TX, will be hosting a social event in the coming weeks to collect and raise funds for hygiene kits.

Here are the event details:

Let's make the night count for Haiti!!

Stop in at Frocks Boutique to enjoy light refreshments and tastefully selected couture.
Please make a $10 donation at the door...All proceeds from this event will be used to assemble hygiene kits to earthquake victims in Haiti.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Frocks Boutique

15645 Quorum Drive

Addison, TX

View the Facebook Event Invitation


"The Auburn Hygiene Drive for Haiti"
Students at Auburn University in Alabama are mobilizing their community to collect 10,000 hygiene kits and raise $50,000 to send to Haiti through Global Aid Network (GAiN).

Please share how you're loving Haiti to encourage others and give others ideas for practical ways to help the people of Haiti in this time of need.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Why We Love: Images from Haiti

This story, I leave to you to write. Please view the images by clicking the link below.

Haiti three weeks later - The Big Picture - Boston.com

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1000 Hygiene Kits: Let’s Keep It Simple


Please, don’t be overwhelmed by this goal. You don’t have to single-handedly put together 1000 hygiene kits. Here are some simple ideas for doing your part:

  • Have everyone in your community group or athletic team or PTA group (you get the idea ;)) contribute one item off the list.
  • Ask your local grocery store if they would be willing to donate bandages, wipes, toothpaste and other items for putting together hygiene kits.
  • Need to clear out your garage? How about hosting a garage sale and sending the proceeds to GAiN for hygiene kits in Haiti!
  • DO YOU HAVE OTHER IDEAS FOR KEEPING THIS PROJECT SIMPLE AND ATTAINABLE? Please share:

Thursday, February 4, 2010

This is Really Not About You . . .

Not entirely, anyway :)
Maybe you’ve already done your part to help. Maybe you’ve got something in the works. But DON’T FORGET the 10, or 20, or 100 people in your circle who would like to help somehow but are not quite sure how to start. Or those for whom —- amidst the din of everything else that’s going on -- the crisis in Haiti has faded into the background.
THE NEED IS GREAT, AND NO HELP IS TOO SMALL. We can’t all go to Haiti, friends, but Haiti can feel our presence.