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Lila Meade: I woke up to the cacophony of roosters singing in harmony to the response of dogs protesting whatever impending danger they perceived. This started happening at 3am. I’ve forgotten that sleep is not the foremost conversation when we come Haiti – the rhythm of this country is such that sleep is overrated. Especially […]

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Art & Soul

Never did I imagine that arranging paintings on a panel, in preparation for Art and Soul, (our fundraising event which funds the clinic in Haiti for a year) would have such an unforgettable effect on who I am as an individual. As I visualized what was being portrayed, and trying to understand what the artists […]

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Listen to a recent radio interview with Peter Leonard, Lila Meade and Molly McCarthy about the Art and Soul Gala by clicking on the link below!
https://thehaitiproject.org/updates/2018/2/24/art-soul-radio-interview-with-peter-leonard

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Art & Soul Preparations

Preparation for Art & Soul is the epitome of collaboration and cooperation amongst the various VHP committees. In the last two weeks, the Health Committee has reached out to the Merch Committee and Events Committee to check on gifts and signup sheets.
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Preparations for Art & Soul

As we prepare for the Art & Soul Gala, we have asked some of our Health Committee members to share their thoughts. Thank you to Violet Tan for starting us off!
 
“The upcoming Art and Soul Gala has sent the various VHP committees aflutter with activity. The Health Committee’s various deliberations on logistics and performance line-ups […]

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Over the weekend of February 2nd, VHP hosted an art sale at the St. Mark’s Church on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C for the second time.  This sale was spearheaded by the brilliant Jackie Eiting, who sits on our Board of Directors, and was executed by community volunteers who housed us, Vassar alumni who helped […]

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Love is one of the Vassar Haiti Project’s core values so today, and every day, we celebrate it in all of its forms. Happy Valentine’s Day from VHP! ❤

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Last night’s opening was a success and today’s sale is wonderful! Thanks to everyone for your support. Here are some photos from set-up yesterday. Stay tuned for more!
 

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In December, we participated in the Fair Trade Bazaar at the Dutchess County Interfaith Council. The space was filled with vendors selling a variety of items from Rainsticks and Chocolate, along with excellent live music. Members of VHP participated to sell handcrafts, as well as to engage with the members of the Poughkeepsie community. It […]

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On January 27th, we had our annual VHP Spring leadership retreat. The retreat was an excellent opportunity to come together again after the break apart and continue to strengthen our bond as a group, improve our way of operating, and prepare for the year ahead.
During the retreat, we were fortunate enough to be joined by […]

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