To Haiti, With Love

by | Jan 14, 2010 | Spirit-Led Living

At 4:53 p.m.—the moment when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake turned Haiti upside down a week ago Tuesday—hundreds of Christians spent a minute praying for survivors, churches and relief teams on the ground in Port-au-Prince.

Ministries are also responding to the diaster, providing relief and/or medical
assistance to the small nation. To make a financial contribution to quake victims, scroll down to the
ministry of your choice and click on the link.

Photo courtesy of Haiti-based Love a Child

 

Assemblies of God General Superintendent George O. Wood is asking the denomination’s 12,400 churches to receive an offering to support relief efforts in Haiti. 

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are working with Samaritan’s Purse teams in Haiti. The Billy Graham World Emergency Fund provides disaster relief support, prayer and hope to those affected by natural disasters.

Campus Crusade for Christ/ Global Aid Network (GAiN) Before the earthquake, the Global Aid Network (GAiN) sent a container of food and shoes to Haiti in case of a disaster. The ministry plans to ship more supplies in the coming days. 

Christ for the Nations is partnering with teams in Haiti to distribute aid, and offer counseling and prayer, food and water, medication and bandages, blankets, temporary shelters and clothing.

Christian Aid Mission is working with indigenous missions ministries in Haiti to help earthquake victims rebuild their lives. After providing medical attention, the ministry will support long-term rebuilding efforts. Contributions should be designated 120-DIS. 

Christian Blind Mission International has worked in Haiti for 30 years and is joining with its partners to provide shelter, blankets, clothing, food, water and medical care. 

Christian Broadcasting Network / Operation Blessing International teams have been in the quake zone since Jan. 13 developing relief efforts.

Christian Relief Fund provides money for food, blankets, shelter and medical help for victims of famines and disasters.

Christian World Outreach has been working in Haiti for 30 years, offering medical care, a children’s feeding program and women’s training center. The ministry will ship a container filled with relief supplies, medical equipment, gently used clothing, blankets, hygiene items and water.

Compassion International‘s Disaster Relief Fund provides food, clothing and basic supplies to sponsored children and their families.  

Convoy of Hope, which is affiliated with the Assemblies of God, provides disaster relief around the world by building supply lines and sponsoring outreaches to the poor.

Danita’s Children/ Hope for Haiti Children’s Home in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, cares for 75 orphans in the Hope for Haiti Children’s Center and more than 500 students in its school. The ministry is encouraging people to contribute to its shelter fund to help provide clothing and food for an anticipated influx of children whose parents died in the quake.

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has compiled a list of member organizations that are reaching out to hurricane victims.

FAME – Fellowship of Associates of Medical Evangelism provides medical evangelism around the globe. 

FIRE International has more than 180 missionaries around the world, and supports humanitarian projects, orphanage and children’s home projects, building and land projects and schools.

Food for the Hungry staff are on the ground in Haiti, and an Emergency Response Unit and nearby Dominican Republic staff are mobilizing to help meet immediate needs for food, water and shelter.

HaitiOne unites churches and aid organizations in Haiti to holistically meet needs. It is distributing 1.5 million meals to earthquake victims and serving as the staging area for Operation Blessing, Samaritian’s Purse and other groups providing food, medical help and other assistance.

HCJB Global has sent an Emergency Medical Response team to Haiti to provide medical help at a hospital 20 miles from the earthquake’s epicenter.

Heaven’s Family is working in Haiti and around the world to care for widows and orphans, meet pressing needs, and equip Christian leaders with tools for the harvest.

Hope Builders International partners with ministries based in Port-au-Prince to distribute food, clothing and basic supplies, as well as offer counseling and prayer. Partner ministries will provide ongoing assistance in Haiti.

Hopegivers International

Joyce Meyer Ministries Through its Hand of Hope missions group, Joyce Meyer Ministries is partnering with Haiti-based Love A Child to provide immediate short-term assistance, relief and aid to the earthquake victims.

Living Water International teams are on the ground in Haiti to help restore clean water.

Love a Child Orphanage in Fond Parisien, Haiti, just outside Port-au-Prince, survived the earthquake with no casualties and is caring for victims at its Jesus Healing Center. The ministry also is packing relief supplies to help those near the epicenter of the earthquake. 

MAP International is assembling an emergency relief response team to assist earthquake victims in Haiti. It already has contacted medical teams in Haiti who are treating the injured.  

Mercy Ships helps send medical missions teams to impoverished nations around the world. It is currently developing a strategy to assist relief efforts in Haiti. 

Mission Aviation Fellowship delivers aid and assistance to needy people in remote areas. One of its indigenous staff is missing in Haiti and feared dead, but the ministry is keeping a team of key staff members in the nation to coordinate relief efforts. 

New Directions International is partnering with Haitian churches to help them distribute food, water, medical care and temporary shelter in their communities. 

Missionary Ventures International has established a relief fund and will be sending supplies, teams and financial support through field coordinators and pastors in Haiti.

Operation Mobilization works in more than 110 nations and is currently working with Haitian churches to provide emergency relief.

Partners International has been working in the areas hit hardest by the earthquake through a partnership with a church-planting and community-development ministry in Haiti.

The Salvation Army is mobilizing staff and resources to assist with relief efforts in Haiti. 

Samaritan’s Purse teams arrived in Haiti a day after the quake struck, and is providing rolls of plastic emergency shelter material, hygiene kits, and water purification kits, among other relief supplies.

Somebody Cares America is providing food, water, medical care and chaplaincy services to earthquake survivors through partnerships with Haitian churches.

Water Missions International is sending water-treatment systems to Haiti that can supply clean water for 5,000 people each day. 

World Emergency Relief provides food, clothing and medical supplies to help needy children and their families.

World Vision has 370 staff in Haiti that is rushing emergency supplies such food, clean water, blankets, and tents to earthquake survivors. 

World Relief is assisting local churches in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding area to provide relief and other emergency assistance.  

World Water Relief is working to determine the need for clean water specifically for hospitals and triage centers, as well as for broad community access around Haiti. 

 

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