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Starr International Foundation Gives $1 Million To Earthquake Relief Effort In Haiti

SIF to Help Deliver Vital Medical Care and Resources to Earthquake Survivors  ZURICH, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ — The Starr International Foundation (SIF) today announced $1 million in grants to two humanitarian organizations providing critical relief in Haiti. The grants to Partners in Health and the International Rescue Committee support efforts to deliver much-needed medical care, clean water and sanitation to ...

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Haiti-Based WIN Group, SEACOR Holdings Begin Emergency Project to Restore Import Capability at Haiti’s Major Bulk Fuels Terminal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WIN Group, the Haitian conglomerate that owns and operates Terminal Varreux in Port-au-Prince, situated just five miles from the epicenter of the January 12 earthquake, and SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) (SEACOR) have launched an emergency response project to enable the crucial marine terminal to resume receiving bulk fuel and containerized cargoes thereby ...

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Anatomic Global Donates 500 ‘Transitional’ Sleep Surface Products To Haiti

Manufacturer Teams Up With Suppliers And Will Donate Several Thousand “WorldBeds” A Week To People In Need CORONA, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ – Leading U.S. memory foam mattress manufacturer Anatomic Global said today it has joined with five of its key suppliers and Parakletos International to donate specially designed “transitional” sleep surface products to displaced Haitians.  Parakletos, a national cooperative ...

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PHOTO ADVISORY: The Deutsche Post DHL Disaster Response Team (DRT) relocates main outpost to Las Americas International Airport in Dominican Republic to provide valuable logistics support for Haitian relief efforts

BONN, Germany, and PLANTATION, Florida, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ — DHL advises members of the media that they may download the following photo at no charge from the online archive below: – NewsCom:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100125/MXM002    Caption:  Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading mail and logistics services group, has moved its main DRT outpost from Haiti to the Las Americas International Airport ...

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Haitian Orphanage Announces Expansion Plans in Wake of Recent Earthquakes

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Maison Fortune Orphanage, located near the city of Hinche in the central plateau region of Haiti, announced today plans for an expansion effort to better accommodate growing need after the recent devastating earthquakes. This planned expansion will increase capacity to support displaced children and will also provide employment opportunities for area citizens.  The main ...

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Lutheran World Relief More than Doubles Financial Commitment to Haiti Relief

commitment to Haiti relief efforts to $2.25 million, up from an initial pledge of $1 million. The Rev. John Nunes, LWR’s president and CEO, said the increase is “thanks to the overwhelming generosity of U.S. Lutherans in the face of this disaster.”  LWR increased the number based on early fundraising returns, including pledges from both the Evangelical Lutheran Church in ...

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Niurka Marcos Y Eduardo Antonio De Marcos Se Unen En Apoyo A Los Afectados De La Tragedia En Haiti En Evento Comunitario En Miami ‘Unidos Por Haiti’

MIAMI, 23 de enero /PRNewswire/ — El terremoto que impactó a la nación de Haití el día martes 12 de enero del 2010, ha dejado una huella de destrucción y dolor entre más de 100 millones de damnificados. Niurka Marcos y Eduardo Antonio de Marcos se unen a la voz de miles que están clamando por ayuda y donaciones a ...

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Older Americans Team With Grand Circle Foundation To Raise $517K for Red Cross Provision of Food & Water in Haiti

BOSTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Alan Lewis, Chairman of Grand Circle Corporation, which owns Grand Circle Travel and Overseas Adventure Travel, today reported that $517,719 has been donated by their charitable arm, Grand Circle Foundation, and by more than 4,000 travelers (4,029) in support of Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti.  The funds will be used to provide water and ...

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Haitian Relief: Translation Services & Video Technology Firm Partner with the Deaf Welcome Foundation with Communication Everyone Can See

LEHIGHTON, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As the world responds to the Haitian earthquakes, the Deaf Welcome Foundation (DWF), already serving the multiracial American Deaf population, is inviting relief workers, survivors and families to join their NEW Deaf Welcome Network for communication and association over the Internet, with certified multilingual interpreters, whenever it is deemed necessary.  Relief workers have arrived from dozens ...

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Haitian Relief: Translation Services & Video Technology Firm Partner with the Deaf Welcome Foundation with Communication Everyone Can See

LEHIGHTON, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As the world responds to the Haitian earthquakes, the Deaf Welcome Foundation (DWF), already serving the multiracial American Deaf population, is inviting relief workers, survivors and families to join their NEW Deaf Welcome Network for communication and association over the Internet, with certified multilingual interpreters, whenever it is deemed necessary.  Relief workers have arrived from dozens ...

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