Coalition Seeking Shoe Donations for Haiti

by Stephanie Crosby A coalition of Louisville organizations is working to collect donations of old shoes. Organizer James Linton says they’ll take the shoe donations to the less fortunate in Haiti. He says if they raise 10,000 pairs of shoes, a St. Louis man has agreed to give them a half-million dollars to be used… Continue reading Coalition Seeking Shoe Donations for Haiti

Supplies Over Seas Sends More Aid to Haiti

by Stephanie Crosby The Louisville-based non-profit group Supplies Over Seas loaded up more medical supplies bound for Haiti today. A forty-foot container was filled with about 9,300 pounds of medical supplies, headed for a hospital in Haiti, rebuilding from a devastating earthquake in January. Supplies Over Seas Executive Director Allen Montgomery says they’ve worked closely… Continue reading Supplies Over Seas Sends More Aid to Haiti

Presbyterians Launch Project to Aid Haiti's Farmers

The Louisville-based Presbyterian Church U.S.A. is ramping up its efforts to help farmers in Haiti following the January earthquake. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The church has had development projects with Haitian partner groups for decades, including those involving agriculture. Now, it’s providing half a million dollars for a giving seeds and tools to farmers working… Continue reading Presbyterians Launch Project to Aid Haiti's Farmers

Louisville Missionary Groups Still Working in Haiti

As the international community calls on more help for Haiti, one Louisville-based organization is continuing to provide potable water to earthquake victims. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Louisville-based Edge Outreach has been working to provide clean water since shortly after the January 12th earthquake. It has set up water purification systems in 24 communities and trained… Continue reading Louisville Missionary Groups Still Working in Haiti

Photo Exhibit on Haiti Opens at 21C Museum Hotel

January’s earthquake in Haiti prompted many people to go help — including a documentary filmmaker whose photos are in an exhibit that opens today in Louisville. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has details. Just after the earthquake struck, Gabriel Wrye decided to fly there with a small group of nurses. Although he didn’t have a medical background,… Continue reading Photo Exhibit on Haiti Opens at 21C Museum Hotel