Haiti relief continues with good results

by John L. Kachelman. Jr. JUDSONIA, Ark. (BNc) -- Our early planning is paying off exceptionally well. Every container has arrived smoothly and food has been distributed without problems. Thanks to the cooperation and planning of Rang Hee, Erin Long and Counterpart International and thanks to the efforts of USAID and others involved in the … Continue reading Haiti relief continues with good results

Haitian aid shifts gears

by Barbara A. Oliver, managing editor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (BNc) -- The earthquake that hit Haiti Jan. 12 took more than 230,000 lives, injured approximately 300,000 and left an estimated one million people homeless. An update from Roberta Edwards, of the Son-Light Orphanage in Haiti, appeared in an email Feb. 24 from the Estes church in … Continue reading Haitian aid shifts gears

Update of Haitian relief efforts by Judsonia church

Editor's Note: The Judsonia, Ark. church has been instrumental in launching an extensive relief effort to Haiti. The following is part of a 12-page compilation of communications regarding that effort. For more information see the Judsonia church site. by John L. Kachelman, Jr. JUDSONIA, Ark. (BNc) -- The old spiritual songs about one not having … Continue reading Update of Haitian relief efforts by Judsonia church

Son Light Orphanage unharmed by aftershock

Editor's Note: Roberta Edwards and children at the Son Light Orphanage in Haiti felt yesterday's aftershock, but were unharmed.  As of today, the orphanage has distributed over 2000 lbs. of rice, as well as other food. The following is a note from Roberta posted on the Son Light Orphanage group on Facebook. Today, Richard and … Continue reading Son Light Orphanage unharmed by aftershock

Southwest church initiates relief effort

An Oklahoma church long involved in Haiti gathers help for earthquake victims to be distributed through churches in the capital. by C. J. Vires PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (BNc) – Members of the Southwest church of Christ in Ada, Okla.,  have been involved in mission work in northern Haiti since the late 1970s and currently oversee the … Continue reading Southwest church initiates relief effort

Update on missionary Roberta Edwards and the Sonlight Children’s Home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Editor's Note: Roberta Edwards was out of the country visiting her parents when the earthquake hit Haiti. Fellow worker Josh Wyatt, from Memphis, Tenn., flew to the Dominican Republic and traveled overland to reach the orphanage and lend his support. One of the children was killed when an interior wall fell, but the other children … Continue reading Update on missionary Roberta Edwards and the Sonlight Children’s Home in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Judsonia church prepares aid for Haiti

Editor's note: The Judsonia, Ark., church has long been involved in humanitarian aid and disaster relief. The following email from minister John Kachelman relates to their efforts. For more information see the Judsonia church site. Dear brethren, Thank you for your responses and eagerness to help those in great need. In an effort to keep … Continue reading Judsonia church prepares aid for Haiti

Kingsport TN church channels aid directly to Haiti

The Northeast church in Kingsport, Tenn., is sending aid directly to the church of Christ in Haiti. Donation information is included in this story. by Sam Ross, Northeast church elder Darrell Riley and I have been involved in the work in Haiti for over 20 years. The Northeast church in Kingsport, Tenn., where we are … Continue reading Kingsport TN church channels aid directly to Haiti

Haitian relief efforts underway

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (BNc) -- As relief efforts pour into quake-stunned Haiti, many churches are wondering how they can help. Hope For Haiti's Children Terry Tripp of the Center Hill church in Paragould, Ark., informed BNc that there is a foundation, primarily Church-of-Christ sponsored, called Hope For Haiti's Children (HFHC). HFHC is a program of sponsorship … Continue reading Haitian relief efforts underway