Boston Haitian community honors Daughters of Charity

by | Oct 30, 2014 | Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Family

DC honered by HatiansGiven the Vincentian Family concern for Haiti this award to the Daughters of Charity is significant. Boston Haitian community honors Daughters of Charity

Medicines for Humanity (MFH), headquartered in Rockland, MA, recently honored The Daughters of Charity – Haiti with its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year Award. Ceremonies were held at the The Harvard Club in Boston.

Medicines for Humanity, a non-profit and non-governmental organization dedicated to reducing child mortality in impoverished communities worldwide, has been partnering with The Daughters of Charity since 2009 to address the high child mortality rates in Haiti.

Shown at the The Harvard Club event are (rear, left to right): MFH Founder & Executive Director Timothy W. Bilodeau and Navigator Management Company Managing Director / Partner and MFH Board Member Thomas M. O’Neill; (front, left to right), Sr. Monica De Juan Sanchez, DC, Director, Rosalie Rendu Health Center, Haiti; Sr. Gloria Del Carmen Herrera Sixco, DC, Director, Lucelia Bontemps Health Center, Haiti; Sr. Bernice Coreil, DC, Senior Executive Advisor to the President of Ascension Health; and Sr. Joyce Meyer, PBVM and MFH Board Member.

Chaired by Mr. O’Neill and attended by 180 guests, the evening raised more than $300,000 for MFH’s continuing work providing essential medical care for children in need around the world.