Libere 2012: 1,572 Reasons to Join Us

One year ago, we embraced the challenge to provide a food supply and delivery system for all the orphans under the direct care of our indigenous network of churches in Haiti.  During that time, we have seen God’s provision meet the most practical and urgent need of orphans in Haiti.

Sadly, during that same time, we have seen additional challenges arise as well.  Many of our churches in Haiti are situated in the anti-bonite region where cholera became a widespread threat and thousands died.  Due to the spread of this water-born disease, the number of orphans in each orphan school and orphanage increased.  And while the food was made available, clean and safe drinking water become a precious commodity few could afford to buy.

The total number of orphans in the 13 Haitian churches of our indigenous network has grown to 1,572 (as of November 2011).  What this means is that the necessary relief and development have caused a greater demand.  Nevertheless, we believe that God has an abundant provision in God’s people to help us meet those needs.  In fact, every orphan–all 1,572 of them–are reasons we believe you should join us.

Libere 2012 is a relief initiative of The Haiti Collective to provide not only food but also clean and safe drinking water for all 1,572 children, along with education provided through church-based orphan schools.  Together with your help, we believe the financial supply line and system will adequately care for the most basic needs of these orphans in Haiti.  Your support will make all the difference, and we prayerfully hope you will join us!

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About Timmy Brister

My name is Tim Brister. I am a pastor of Grace Baptist Church (Cape Coral, Florida), founder of the PLNTD Network, director of P2R and the Memory Moleskine, creator of The Haiti Collective, and director of Band of Bloggers. I am happily married to my wife Dusti and the proud father of two little boys.
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  10. Maycon says:

    Dear Tony,Thanks so much for sending me your video. It was truly mivong and wonderful to see your participation in the Relief effort in Haiti.Just looking at the images you found made me realize the true devastation. They are going to need help for many years, to totally rebuild their country.Many Blessings to you for taking that trip and giving strong physical support to the people.My best, as always,Roz RolanThe Image & Etiquette institute of NJ

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