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Healing Hands for Haiti Update

Here’s an update from Georgetown’s Healing Hands for Haiti: It has been more than two weeks since the devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti and damaged our medical, rehabilitation and prosthetic fabrication facilities in Port-au-Prince. We are very relieved to report that all of our 45 local staff have been accounted for, although many lost
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Cranberry Resort’s Fundraising Event for Haiti

     Here’s more news about efforts to benefit Haiti, this time from Collingwood:        On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, Cranberry Resort opened their doors to help World Vision and Salvation Army with their quests to help the thousands of the misfortunate from the country of Haiti.      With only a few days, preparation (originally
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Swim Meet for Haiti this weekend with local Golden Horseshoe Aquatic Club

     Here’s another Escarpment-area group that is raising funds to help Haiti:      Golden Horseshoe Aquatic Club has more than 200 young people in their swim club who practise at swimming pools around the city of Hamilton. Head Coach Grey Fairley and his coaches have put together a last-minute fundraiser to help the people of Haiti. This
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Georgetown Choral Society Sings for Haiti in New York

Georgetown Choral Society (GCS) participated in a combined mass performance at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, New York City, on January 18. Some of the night’s proceeds are going to relief efforts in Haiti. Here are more details about this exciting concert and great honour for the GCS, sent to us by Iris Derke, General Director, Distinguished
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Habitat for Humanity Halton Supports Haiti Relief Efforts

     We’re happy to pass on this news about Habitat for Humanity Halton (HFHH) and their work in Haiti. They want to emphasize that donations from individuals until February 12 will be matched by the Canadian Government.      HFHH will provide support to the disaster response efforts of Habitat for Humanity International to help low-income Haitian
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How to Help Haiti After the Earthquake

     There’s a Niagara Escarpment community connection to Haiti. Georgetown is the location of the Canadian offices of Healing Hands for Haiti International Foundation Inc., which provides physical medicine and rehabilitation programs to Haitians with disabilities.      Eric Doubt of Georgetown is the executive director. Marnie Hughes of Georgetown shares this information: “Last November I
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