New Jerusalem Orphanage Center Inc., starts drive to receive clothing from manufactures for Haiti

While many have used fame and fortune to bring aid to Haiti, New Jerusalem Orphange Center's director, Yanick Charles, educates, feeds, and shelters 194 children on a nursing assisstance's salary and unparallel devotion.
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April 19, 2012 - PRLog -- Compared to the numerous politically and finacially backed agencies operating in Haiti, it is easy to overlook the "average Joes" that are making substantial difference in the lives of Haitian families. This is not the case for Massachusetts resident Yanick Charles and the New Jerusalem Orphanage Center Inc. "I would go to Haiti and see parents that cannot  afford to feed , let alone eduate their children. I do not have kids of my own and when I saw my destitute Haitian youths, I had to do something", exclaims the soft-spoken director. In 2000 Yanick established New Jerusalem Orphanage Center Inc. as a non-profit organization aimed at meeting the tangible needs of vulnerable and underserved Haitian children.194 eager faces gather in  a roofless building 5 days a week for academic classes, extracurricular activities, and hot meals.

New Jerusalem Orphanage Center Inc. is seeking manufacturers to donate children's clothing apparel sizes 7-14. 100% of contributions will go to families such as the Pierres. Mom and Dad work as farmers but the meager pay is unable to provide for their family of five children (ranging from age 3 to 10 years old) so they bring the kids to the Center in order to receive critical support vital for their physical and emotional well-being. Yanick explains that "I want to see my kids live a normal life where they feel good because they have food, clothes, and shelter. Unfortunately, our one building is roofless but that does not stop famlilies from tbrining thier  most cherised possession--children." Many face inevitable challenges but it is the Center's firm belief that providing new clothes will not only build self-esteem within their youths, butl also allow limited funds to be re-allocated to projects incluing diabetic education and constructing a f dormitory.

New Jerusalem Orphanage Inc. started with 50 children and has not only grown in size but also recognition, as it was incorporated in the US in 2010 and then in Haiti in 2011. Although inadequate supplies and housing continue to be a challage, the kids "keep coming." Any gift made will make a  substantial and lasting difference, as all donotions will help sustan and expand programs. For more information visit our website at

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New Jerusalem Orphange Center Inc. is a self-run, Boston based project providing health education, youth, and social services to children living in Haiti. Through a holistic appraoch, the needs of the whole individual are cultually addressed.
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