FLM Continues to Provide Hope for Haiti in the Midst of COVID-19 Annual Celebration Goes Virtual to
By: FLM Haiti
"Excellence in the Grace of Giving" is the theme. Bishop Leon D. Pamphile, founder and Executive Director of FLM Haiti, will talk about the state of Haiti amid the COVID-19 crisis. In addition, volunteers will provide updates on the work in Haiti, and participants will hear testimonies from some of the people served.
The keynote speaker is Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Peters, former president of Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. He will reflect on his journeys to the mountainous rural communities and how faith and giving are manifest in the work FLM does on island nation. Music will include songs from Haitian children (students from FLM Haiti's K-13 school), plus soloist Anita Krupa, a music educator and graduate of Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.
FLM Haiti is based in Pittsburgh and is celebrating 37 years of serving the people of Haiti through its House of David Medical Clinic, a school that teaches 600 students in elementary through high school, and more than 70 adult literacy centers. More than four years ago, the mission created, the Excelsior Technical Institute, to train Haitians with the plumbing, computer, and construction engineering skills to help rebuild their nation after the devastating earthquake of 2010.
"The needs of our Haitian brothers and sisters continue to be a priority for FLM Haiti; and with the onset of COVID-19, those needs are even greater. That's why we decided to move forward with this annual event that provides the desperately needed funds to support FLM's schools and medical clinic. We are so grateful for the teachers, doctors, and numerous volunteers who make these services to the Haitian people possible. This will be FLM's first Virtual Celebration, we are excited about this opportunity to celebrate the work that is being done," Pamphile says.
The banquet remains a chief fundraiser for the nonprofit, more than 90 percent of all funding is used to support the work in Haiti.
The requested donation is $60 (which is 100% tax deductible).
For information, call: 412-784-0342. purchase tickets online visit: http://www.flmhaiti.org/
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