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

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

Haitian preacher describes earthquake, destruction

The following emails were written by Jean Robert St. Hilaire, a Haitian preacher, and sent by Sam Ross, elder of the Northeast church in Kingsport, Tenn., which is sending aid directly to Haiti churches of Christ. From Sam Ross: I know all of us are concerned about the situation in Haiti. I have copied the … Continue reading Haitian preacher describes earthquake, destruction