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Haiti

Quarters for Haiti Makes it Easy to Help

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2013) – What can you buy with a quarter in 2013? Let’s see… a single gumball from a candy machine, maybe a couple pieces of candy from a local convenience store, or a...

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Haiti

Five Months, 50 Homes, 50 Families

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (July 27, 2012) – Fifty families have moved into secure homes in Olivier, Deuxieme Plaine, Haiti, just weeks before the hurricane season traditionally heats up in the Caribbean...

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Haiti houses funded in February will be finished in June

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (March 21, 2012) — Construction has started on houses in Haiti pledged at February’s Food For The Poor Building Hope Gala in Boca Raton, Fla. This year’s gala raised enough money...

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Food For The Poor Awarded USDA Program Funding for Nicaragua

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (October 12, 2011) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Food For The Poor 4,690 metric tons of food for children in Nicaragua over the next three...

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Haiti

Food For The Poor celebrates 25 years in Haiti

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (June 16, 2011) – When Food For The Poor first began its work in Haiti, the organization was responding to a cry for help for those living in subhuman conditions in the country’s...

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Haiti

Homes for Haitians Builds Hope

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (May 27, 2011) – Hoisted high in the air, 11-year-old Rachel Wheeler caught her first glimpse on Wednesday of the Food For The Poor village she worked for two years to build. From...

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Haiti

Food for the Poor 2010 Annual Report

Food For The Poor Focused on Aid, Efficiency COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (April 29, 2011) – Just a few days into 2010, one of the largest disasters in modern history devastated Haiti. In response, the...

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Haiti: Cholera Deaths Double in Aftermath of Hurricane Tomas

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2010) - Haitian and international health officials acknowledged today the cholera epidemic continues to grow at an alarming rate, and is now "a matter of national...

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Marlins hit a homerun in their swing to build homes for Haiti

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2010) -The Florida Marlins scored big when it came to helping the people of Haiti. The Marlins teamed up with Food For The Poor to raise funds and awareness following the...

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Cholera Outbreak Confirmed in Haiti, Relief Supplies En Route

Media Alert CONTACTS: Kathy Skipper Jennifer Leigh Oates Wanda Wright Director of Public Relations Public Relations Public Relations (954)427-2222 x 6614 (954) 427-2222 x 6054 (954) 427-2222 x 6079 ...

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Haiti

Conditions in Haiti Worsen, CDC Investigates Spread of Disease

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2010) - In response to reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating sudden multiple deaths in Haiti's Artibonite region, Food For...

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First Lady of Taiwan and Daughter Embrace Haiti's Needs

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2010) - Taiwan's first lady Chow Mei-ching and daughter, Lesley Ma, traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Tuesday, Aug. 31, to meet with Taiwan's in-country partner,...

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