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Review for Haiti Clinic, Vero Beach, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

For the 1st year following the Haiti earthquake, my Jensen Beach, FL church supported a national, church related charity providing supplies to Haiti. However, we found the shipping costs prohibitive and searched for another, lower overhead way to continue helping. Right under our noses, in Vero Beach, FL, we found a wonderful nonprofit that fit our situation perfectly. Haiti Clinic is a well-run, trust worthy, low overhead, non-sectarian, hands-on charity that provides both professional medical services and supplies to a clinic that was already established in a slum/suburb of Port au Prince before the earthquake. For anyone living in the general vacinity of Vero Beach, there are various ways to help, such as doing simple "pill packing" tasks or gathering baby/toddler supplies for the Clinic's Failure to Thrive program. The later is what my church is doing. If you live further away you can just send a check and be sure 100% will go to the needs of the Clinic and its patients. There's no administrative overhead or shipping costs for any of the supplies or people who fly down to Haiti every other month.

Role:  Volunteer & I get people at mly church to donote supplies for baby or toddler kits that are carried in the personal luggage of medical volunteers who go down to Haiti Clinic every 2 mos. These kits are given to mothers who are bringing their little ones to the Clini.