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Day 1: 3.16.15
After a challenging 3:30 wake up call, a rough car ride to the airport, and assistance from generous airport employees who waived the fee for our extra luggage, we are finally here in Port au Prince! It all began to set in when we were sitting on the plane, and the gorgeous Haitian […]

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February kicked off with a weekend art sale in Setauket, Long Island to raise funds for the final reconstruction stages of Chermaitre’s new kindergarten and community center. Our partnership with the St. James RC Church there was successful beyond our wildest imagination, and we are grateful to have been welcomed so heartily into the community. None […]

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Below, an update from VHP president Tamsin Chen about our organization’s most recent trip to Haiti, undertaken by Andrew and Lily Meade.
“What a start to 2014!
In January, Vassar Haiti Project (VHP) Co-Chair Andrew Meade, and his daughter, Lily Meade, met with our partners in Haiti to continue to strengthen our relationship with the village of […]

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Today was a great moment for the Vassar Haiti Project.
The first Community Advisory Board was held in NY by co-chairs Caryn Halle and Diana Salsberg bringing 8 notable local community members together to create a platform to contribute to the Vassar Haiti Project through their connections, energy, passion to effect the world and financial support. […]

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From the very beginning, we knew that our trip to Haiti wasn’t going to be easy, but we also knew that no obstacle could stop us. Today is the first day of our trip, and it’s definitely been a long and special day.  At  3:45 AM, trippers jumped off couches, sofas, and beds in Andrew […]

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Manning Wu ’14, head of our Reforestation Initiative and member of this year’s Outreach Committee reflects on upcoming art sale in Greenwich, CT, expected to be one of our largest sales of the school year.

This week, the Vassar Haiti Project had it’s second meeting with the Haitian art sale committee of the Convent of the […]

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With thanks and gratitude to all who made the Haitian art sale at Trinity Church this weekend a smashing success….we realize that it is all of us together, collaboratively, with collective consciousness…that made our efforts create a great event. Thank you, Vassar students, coming together with Trinity parishioners, to raise $9,270.00 in three days!
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Harmony and Hope: A Musical Bridge to Haiti
VASSAR COLLEGE CHAPEL  Saturday April 24 @ 7pm

The benefit concert “Harmony and Hope: A Musical Bridge to Haiti,” on Saturday, April 24, will feature hundreds of participants, with performances by nine musical ensembles drawn from Vassar College as well as from the Hudson Valley community. Sponsored […]

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Art Sale: March 7, NYC

We are pleased to announce that the Vassar Haiti Project will partner with Macaulay Honors College in New York City to host an art sale on Sunday, March 7, 2010 from 2 PM to 5 PM. This event will feature original Haitian paintings, and handicrafts, and will benefit victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. […]

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