Xmas in Haiti
By: Patrap, 10:30 PM GMT on October 22, 2010
Help Portlight with its push for "Xmas in Haiti"
CHRISTMAS IN HAITI
We began this year making a difference in Haiti in the months following the January 12 earthquake. Your contributions provided food, shelter, and water, as well as medical care, equipment and supplies for thousands of Haitians. We cut through bureaucratic red tape and made a significant direct impact.
But it's important to remember: there is still much suffering in Haiti. Over one million people, including tens of thousands of children, are still living in makeshift tent camps. Hope is scarce.
So...let's bring some Holiday Joy to Haiti's children. Let's end this year as we began it: making a difference in Haiti.
What: Christmas in Haiti It is a simple concept. We want to provide Christmas presents for Haitian children living in camps.
When: Over the next two months.
Where: Refugee camps in Haiti
Who: As many children in as many camps as we are able to serve.
How: Well...that's up to you. A contribution of $20 will provide a present for one child. The extent of our reach will depend upon the budget we raise. Our dream is to serve thousands. We'd love to arrange for Santa to visit some of the camps.
Please remember the children of Haiti this Christmas. Please support Christmas in Haiti with your thoughts, prayers...and, of course, your financial contribution.
You can use the PayPal button at www.portlight.org
Or you can make your check payable to: Portlight Strategies, Inc.
and send it to us at: 2043 Maybank Charleston SC 29412
Also....PLEASE share this message...forward it to your e-mail lists, post it to your Facebook page, Tweet it...whatever it takes to spread the story of our work.
Thank you for your faith in these efforts!!!!
A look back to Portlights 2008 Xmas Party for the Bridge City,Texas residents post Hurricane Ike.
We can make a difference in Haiti as well.
Thanks to all who made this possible 2 years ago.
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