Update on Tedd


This is one of our kinedergarten students, Tedd Edme.  We introduced him on this blog back in October because we were working hard to get him a medical visa.   That visa was issued in February.  When Tedd first arrived, we didn't know if he had any vision in his eye at all.

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Hurricane Matthew Update


Many of you, our wonderful supporters, have contacted us to ask how Haitian Roots families are doing in the aftermath of the deadly hurricane.  We are grateful to share the news that our orphanage and school were undamaged and we have not had any loss of life.

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Little Tedd


This is Tedd, one of our kindergarten students.  He needs to have a special surgery from a pediatric glaucoma specialist to relieve swelling and pain and save his eye.  

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Ever Wonder If Your Support Makes a Difference?


  This is a group of kindergarten children at the Haitian Roots Academy.  See that adorable little boy in the middle, winking at the camera?  His name is Menlove.  Read more about him to learn of just one of the stories we heard while in Haiti last week to remind us that education really does work and that your support truly does change lives.

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Have a Heart for Haiti Gala


Haitian Roots is thrilled to announce our first annual "Have a Heart for Haiti" Gala!   We hope that you will participate in this exciting event.  There are a lot of ways to get in on the action!

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Running For Haiti


Mountain Land Physical Therapy is excited to announce their first annual "Running For Haiti" event! On October 3, 2015join with thousands of people across the country and internationally as they don their "Running for Haiti" t-shirts and run or walk!

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Our New School

Jomanie writes

Our business sponsor, Giftry, created a video to congratulate us on opening the school. Please click on the link below to watch and enjoy the next 2 minutes of your life!  It is AWESOME!!! Give the Gift of Education

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Meeting Christian Pierre in Haiti


I begin sponsoring Christian Pierre’s schooling through Haitian Roots about one year ago. I had received his photo and a short letter from him so I knew a little about him and his life. As I prepared to go to Haiti this year in June 2014, I knew I really wanted to meet Christian.

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April 10, 2012 Dear Friends of Haitian Roots, Greetings! We hope that this newsletter finds you all well and happy! OUR CHILDREN Our President, Isson, just returned from a trip to Haiti and we thought you'd enjoy an update.

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A Thought from Shannon

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Aug. 27, 2011 Today I was driving home from a trip to the store to pick up some photos that my nine year old daughter needs for a school project.  She just completed her first week of school.  Her teacher is great.  The school is amazing.  She is excited about the new things that she is learning,

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