In Charlotte, HHFoH holds numerous events and fundraisers in order to help integrate and promote unity in the Charlotte Haitian Community
Haitian Heritage & Friends of Haiti (HHFoH) has continued to aid Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Relief efforts have included donating medical supplies, equipment, and ambulance, and trailers, as well as facilitating mobile clinics and training sessions with medical professionals. Relief Kits were made and sent to Haiti in 2016 after Hurricane Matthew hit. This kits consisted of food, water buckets, cleaning kits, and health and hygiene kits. School supplies were also sent for the children. These kits and supplies were sent every third Wednesday during that year. More recently, HHFoH has been developing a permanent medical clinic in the northern rural area of Haiti to provide long-lasting healthcare in the rural communities.
The President of HHFoH Sabine Guerrier grew up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but moved to the United States in 1985 to be closer to her mom and sisters. Sabine graduated from Washington Irving High School in Manhattan and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Business Administration from Bernard Baruch College in New York. In the summer of 2009, she founded Haitian Heritage & Friends of Haiti (HHFoH) to help give back to the Haitian community in Charlotte and the surrounding areas In 2010, Sabine was named “Hero of the Year” by the Charlotte Observer newspaper for her work in the community and beyond. Through her leadership, HHFoH has seen new heights and is working hard to continue rebuilding Haiti and helping Haitians in Charlotte and the greater Carolinas.
for more on the Haitian Heritage & Friends of Haiti (HHFoH) visit http://hhfoh.org/