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Rev. Edgar Avitia pauses to reflect amid the rubble in the Haitian capital.Unbroken Road to Renewal Passes through Haiti:

When Rev. Edgar Avitia got to Port-au-Prince shortly after the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, the first thing he noticed was the absence of children in the street. The second was the dust-covered absence of music.


Some 3United Methodists Keep Focus on Haiti:

The overwhelming response to assist the people of Haiti is an inspiration across The United Methodist Church.


Residents walk past a cemetery damaged by the earthquake in Port-au-Prince. UMCOR Field Office Opens in Haiti

The United Methodist Committee on Relief opened a field office in Port-au-Prince and is hiring full-time staff as part of a five-year plan to help rebuild Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake.


UMCOR is working with the Methodist Church in Haiti to provide access to foodUMCOR Relief Efforts in Haiti: One Month after the Quake

One month after a 7.0 earthquake tore through Haiti, the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is digging in its heals for a long-term recovery effort in the Caribbean nation.


JFON Director Panravee VongjaroenratAftershock Reaches Haitians in U.S.

Immediately following the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, Rev. Thomas Toussaint waited and wept with congregants who called or came by the Haitian mission he pastors in Orlando, Florida.


Jong Sung Kim

Large Korean-American Church Gives Generously to Haiti

On February 1, 2010, the First United Methodist Church of Flushing, Queens, gave $60,000 to UMCOR relief efforts in Haiti.


Hope for HaitiHope 4 Haiti

Tune in Saturday at 4pm and 7pm CT for a webcast concert hosted by Point of Grace and Mark Schultz to benefit UMCOR's Haiti Relief. Presented by Brentwood UMC and Word Records, the concert features Selah, Ginny Owens and Larry Stewart.


Children who were displaced by the earthquake in HaitiProgress in Haiti

 “UMCOR is in Haiti on behalf of the United Methodist Church, but more importantly, we are there for the people of Haiti,” said The Rev. Cynthia Fierro Harvey at the General Board of Global Ministries’ board meeting in Stamford, CT on October 11.


Rick Wilkins of EsteroYou Can Help Haiti Now

United Methodists and many people of good will in the U.S. and around the world have been deeply touched by the affects of the massive earthquake in Haiti last month and are anxious to help.


Hearts for HaitiThis Valentine's Day give your loved one the gift of Hope.

Flowers are beautiful, chocolates are tasty, but neither one lasts. A gift to UMCOR through The Advance ensures that 100% of your money goes to Haiti, and guarantees that the relief efforts there will continue until the people of Haiti are back on their feet.

Hearts for HaitiMake your gift online at, download this card in color or black and white and insert it into a traditional Valentine's Day card. This year, give the gift that lasts.


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