Jeff Noel was watching the televised images of disaster in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when his telephone rang. His superior was on the line asking if he could fly to the earthquake-ravaged nation for a month as part of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services team.
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July 12 marks the six-month anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake, one of the worst in modern times. Due to many issues, reconstruction efforts are painfully slow.
In an attempt to help Haiti heal Salvation Army Thrift Stores across the country raised enough money to purchase 100 UN approved tents at $500 per tent. The month-long “Tents for Haiti” campaign was a great way for Thrift Store … Read more
The Salvation Army continues to bring healing and hope to the people of Haiti that were affected by the January 12, 2010 earthquake. More than 4 million meals have been given out in Port-au-Prince, where The Salvation Army has responsibility … Read more
In the midst of devastation, Dr. John Li saw hope. Although he saw plenty of heart-wrenching cases, what struck him the most was the strength of the people, the depth of their faith, and their ability to cling to hope … Read more
Instead of birthday gifts, 7-year-old Claire-Marie Harrower asked her nine friends to bring money to her birthday party so she could give it to The Salvation Army’s ongoing relief efforts in Haiti. A total of $214.21 was gathered. Claire-Marie and … Read more
The Salvation Army has distributed more then 4 million meals to those in need following an earthquake that devastated the nation of Haiti on January 12, 2010. Most displaced people are receiving food distribution in Port-au-Prince twice a week at … Read more
The Salvation Army will be heavily and closely involved in rebuilding Haiti well past the conclusion of the current emergency situation caused by Haiti’s massive earthquake on January 12. A Salvation Army international strategy conference was recently held in London, … Read more
College Verena is one of two Salvation Army schools in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is, however, the only one still standing after the January earthquake. Prior to the quake the campus had three buildings with 1,200 students enrolled. The quake destroyed … Read more
On March 8, outside The Salvation Army’s classroom doors, a miracle occurred in the midst of chaos. A young pregnant woman in labour walked into The Salvation Army facility that houses the Army’s current school and clinic in Port-au-Prince. She … Read more