Jill Merriam of Key Hyundai Joins Medical Aid to Haiti (MATH)
Connecticut car dealer Jill Merriam joins the Board of Medical Aid To Haiti to offer business skills to this CT based non-profit helping Haitians heal Haitians by providing much needed resources for the care and treatment of the poor.
PRLog - Oct. 18, 2012 - MILFORD, Conn. -- Jill Merriam, Dealer for the People® and owner of Key Hyundai of Manchester and Key Hyundai of Milford, recently accepted a position on the Board of the Connecticut non-profit, Medical Aid to Haiti (MATH), founded by a Key Hyundai vendor and friend Rick Thibadeau.
Jill Merriam of Key Hyundai joins Board of Medical Aid to Haiti
Key Hyundai (http://www.keycars.com/) has a long history of supporting of local community events such as Vernon Youth Services, Central Connecticut State University, Milford Public Schools, Save-a-Suit, We Are The Children, Connecticut Food Bank, Milford Oyster Festival, Cruisin' on Main, Vernon Economic Development, and Relay for Life, to name only a few recent outreach campaigns.
Jill Merriam is honored and humbled to add Medical Aid to Haiti (MATH) as a personal cause as well, after being invited to join a week long mission trip to Haiti.
"Haiti is quite frankly, amazing," said Jill Merriam, of Key Hyundai. "The level of poverty is overwhelming, yet the spirit and resolve of the Haitian people is strong. MATH's tireless efforts to empower the local community was something I was honored to witness firsthand, and it inspires me to do what I can to help their mission succeed."
Medical Aid to Haiti committed to assisting Haitian people
The mission of MATH (http://medicalaidtohaiti.org/) is to provide a consistent, continuum of primary care to Haitians through a mobile medical clinic, that visits four sites a week in and around Port-au-Prince. In addition, MATH supports four medical missions a year to bring down supplies and sub-specialties. MATH has a budget of about $75,000 a year and hires Haitian doctors, nurses and administrators: Haitian’s helping Haitians, providing medical services to almost 10,000 people a year.
Jill Merriam has proudly joined the board of Medical Aid to Haiti, and is honored to share her business, finance and personal branding expertise to elevate MATH and enable the organization to grow their resources, reputation, and outreach.
"The trip to Haiti was life-changing and life-affirming," said Merriam. "I can't wait to get started with this incredible group of Connecticut philanthropists, physicians, nurses, and heroes."
About MATH (Medical Aid to Haiti): MATH, formed in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that sponsors medical missions to Haiti and, most importantly, sponsors a Haitian-staffed mobile medical clinic that operates in and around Port-au-Prince. The mobile clinic travels three days each week to the same medically-underserved areas, providing a desperately needed continuum of care.
About Key Hyundai: Jill Merriam owns and operates Connecticut’s #1 Hyundai dealership offering effective automotive solutions at Key Hyundai of Manchester | Vernon serving the greater Hartford area and Key Hyundai of Milford serving Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People® Key Hyundai mission is to be solution providers, not product pushers. Key Hyundai believes everyone deserves to drive a nicer, newer car, and we pledge to help keep our customers’ cars safe and fun to drive for as long as they want to drive them. Visit www.keycars.com or call 1-800-450-1422 to find out how we can solve your automotive problems today.