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

Kosair Surgeon to Leave for Haiti Saturday

A pediatric orthopedic surgeon with Kosair Children’s Hospital is going to Haiti to help out with the relief effort there. Dr. Josh Meier is joining a medical mission team from a Memphis hospital, and is one of two pediatric orthopedic surgeons on the team. Meier says they plan to leave for Haiti on Saturday. “We… Continue reading Kosair Surgeon to Leave for Haiti Saturday

Kentucky Air National Guard Sets Up Near Haiti

The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing has set up an airfield at a vacant airport in the Dominican Republic, to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Lt. Col. Kirk Hilbrecht says the Dominicans have been welcoming and accommodating, but there have been some minor challenges. “It is an area that’s not used… Continue reading Kentucky Air National Guard Sets Up Near Haiti

Louisville Church Holds Prayer Service For Haiti

People filled the sanctuary of a west Louisville church Saturday for pray for the victims of last week’s earthquake in Haiti. The service was held at St. Martin de Porres Parish. It’s congregation includes about two dozen Haitian families. Among the speakers at the interfaith service was the Reverend Celeve Izean of the Seventh Day… Continue reading Louisville Church Holds Prayer Service For Haiti

Local Prayer Service Set For Earthquake Victims

St. Martin de Porres Parish in Louisville will host a multi-faith prayer service Saturday for the victims of this week’s earthquake in Haiti. The Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville says about 23 Haitian families worship at St. Martin de Porres, which is located at 3112 West Broadway. Many are still trying to contact family and friends… Continue reading Local Prayer Service Set For Earthquake Victims

Louisville Group to Help Haitians with Potable Water

Members of a Louisville organization are heading to Haiti to begin providing potable water to victims of Tuesday’s earthquake. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Louisville-based Edge Outreach plans to work with the Salvation Army to provide water in Haiti. Bowin Tichenor, who is based in Santo Domingo, is the organization’s regional director for the Dominican Republic… Continue reading Louisville Group to Help Haitians with Potable Water

Kentucky Group Organizing Haitian Earthquake Relief

From Charles Compton, Kentucky Public Radio/WEKU, Richmond An agency based in Richmond, Kentucky is preparing a relief response to yesterday’s earthquake in Haiti. Christian Flights International maintains a school in central Haiti for 1,100 students. Executive director Scott Mandl says his agency is accepting cash donations for earthquake relief… “We’re going to be trying provide… Continue reading Kentucky Group Organizing Haitian Earthquake Relief