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Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative Meets During SSVP USA National Meeting

Tampa, Florida From August 29 – September 3, 2017, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA (SSVP) hosted their annual meeting in Tampa, Florida. This meeting provides an opportunity for national leaders to meet, vote, learn, and during this particular meeting to...

VFHI: Collaboration in Haiti

On May 24, 2017, more than a year and a half of dreaming and planning among members of the Vincentian Family came to fruition with the arrival of Frs. Frank Conkle, S.T. and Jaime Serrano, S.T. to Haiti.  It was the most recent step in collaborative efforts among the...

An Historic Encounter: the Commissions of the Vincentian Family Meet in Rome

"An historic encounter:" that's what it was called by Joe Agostino C.M. (the Vincentian Family Office Coordinator) and Aidan Rooney CM (Coordinator of .famvin, the web and social media services of the Family), the two organizers of the meeting. And it was "in fact the...

Get to Know Our Vincentian Family Leaders – Regine Theodat

Enjoy this 15-minute podcast interview between Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative Leader Regine Theodat and Dr. Felicia Townsend on Professor Credo ® Working Your Law Degree: [button link="http://www.professorcredo.com/#!podcast-working-your-law-degree/ca25"...
Empower Hatian women!

Empower Hatian women!

Today, the Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative launched a campaign to raise funds to support a sewing cooperative in Haiti to employ women who were taught to sew, embroider and create artisanal crafts by the Daughters of Charity. Minimum wage in Haiti is $5/day, but that’s not enough for families to lift themselves from poverty. The […]

Haiti contributions via the Daughters of Charity

I am S. Kathleen Natwin and I am one of the Councilors of the Albany Province of the Daughters of Charity. We have a Province in Haiti (see famvin story) ... we have been asking our Sisters to direct donations to the Province in Haiti. An easier way of doing this is...

Perspectives on immediate and long-term needs in Haiti

Haiti needs immediate (disaster relief), intermediate (reconstruction) and long-term (systemic and disaster prevention) assistance writes Aidan Rooney, CM. The Red Cross, Mercy Corps, Doctors Without Borders, CRS and others excel in their abilities to plan and to...

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