Hands Together provides hope to the poor living in Haiti. Our work is founded upon the Catholic teaching that recognizes the dignity of every human life and a fundamental responsibility to the poor and vulnerable.
Our 2014 Annual Appeal letter from Fr. Tom asking for help:
It's raining now as it does often in this rainy season here in Haiti - but I find the rain comforting.
There was someone pounding loudly at the gate just a few minutes ago, but the rain must have driven the person away. Since early this morning a stream of people has pounded at our gate, begging. Some were angry. One man lost both his wife and young daughter this past week in separate incidents. He was terribly angry at me because I could not help him as much as he wanted. It hurts me deeply, but there is only so much that we can do! There was also a very poor woman who works for Hands Together - she came to me in hysterics because someone stole her small salary as she left our compound yesterday. She was begging me to give her another salary as she has 5 young children. I gave her another salary.......
for the entire letter- click here
Our most pressing needs for 2014-2015 - click here
Article by Toni Rossi
Springfield, MA Deacons Visit Haiti - June 2013
Article by Iris Alderson in the Springfield Republican
Columbus Dispatch Article - August 2011
Joe Hallett writes about post-earthquake challenges facing HT
Catholic Exchange - July 30, 2010
Article on Mary's Meals with Recent info on Hands Together
Catholic Standard and Times
Article on Fr. Tom Hagan