NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Local Haitian Americans as well as missionaries in the New Orleans area are deeply concerned about the toll of the latest natural disaster to hit the island nation and are inviting donations to help the hurricane victims in the impoverished nation.
Marie Jose Poux, a native of Haiti, lives in New Orleans. She travels frequently to Haiti as part of her mission, Hope for Haitian Children Foundation. The foundation will be collecting clothing, and dry foods at Ashe Cultural Center on Oretha Castle Haley on Friday October 7th.
The following is contact information for Hope for Haitian Children Foundation Inc:
P.O. Box 57117
New Orleans, LA 70088
Also, the Thibodaux based mission is seeking donations. The contact information is:
Haiti Mission, Inc.
P.O. Box 694 Thibodaux, LA 70302