On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake hit Haiti's most heavily-populated area. The aftermath, much of which wouldn't be realized and counted until months and years later, was unimaginable. According to NPR, "The earthquake's main shock lasted almost 30 seconds. A series of aftershocks soon followed. An estimated 220,000 died, though Haiti's official estimates … Continue reading Haiti, 10 years after the earthquake
By Ashley Fleming As I write this, it is snowing again and I am quickly beginning to realize how fast the holidays are approaching! If you are anything like me, you hem and haw over what to get those special people in your life, and ultimately end with a gift card. Get ahead of the … Continue reading Holiday Shop with Scrip to Support CRDF
How Students Can Help Provide Education By Ella DeMay My name is Ella DeMay and I am a big fan of the Caneille Regional Development Fund. After having the opportunity to volunteer in the past, I joined the CRDF Board this fall as a Junior Board Member. Through this position, I will continue to support … Continue reading How Students Can Help Provide Education
Ok, we get it. You're excited. In two weeks, you'll be enjoying a traditional Haitian meal with freshly fried plantains, not to mention the fun and games you're going to have at the kids-free, evening party at the Building for Kids on September 24. So now's the time to click on this little link and … Continue reading A Thousand Lives is in 2 weeks!
You're Invited! We've officially reached 1,000 students in Haiti and you are invited to our next exciting celebration. A Thousand Lives will take place Tuesday, September 24, 6-8 PM at the Building for Kids in downtown Appleton. Caribbean Taste will cater a traditional Haitian meal with chicken, fried plantains, and rice and beans. You may … Continue reading A Thousand Lives