Helping Haitians Help Haitians
Annual GalaApril 23, 2022 Learn More
Ride 2021Learn about our Bike Ride for Haiti Learn More
Bishop Cote Visits HaitiCelebrating Mass at Christ Roi Learn More
HospitalityHospitality Learn More
EducationOpening doors to a better life Learn More
Medical CareOffering a hand to heal Learn More
TwinningUniting communities in faith Learn More
Food For ChildrenSustaining the hungry Learn More
OrphanagesProviding for the most vulnerable Learn More
Community DevelopmentHelping to build & restore Learn More
Emergency ReliefGiving aid in desperate times Learn More

Welcome to Outreach to Haiti

Outreach to Haiti has been working in the Caribbean nation for over 35 years. We offer health care services, student sponsorships and other educational support, parish twinning, support of two orphanages, as well as a neighborhood meal program for children.  For travelers to Haiti, we have a guest house, where you can stay short- or long-term. We also arrange immersion visits for traveling groups to learn about Haiti - its people, culture and land.

Watch a video about our programs!

Matching Grant Opportunity

An anonymous donor has pledged up to $2,000 to match donations from individual donors for the sole purpose of purchasing equipment for our new clinic.  The donor must be an individual  - not a company or foundation, and must either be a new donor, or a donation in excess of the highest amount that donor has made to Outreeach in the past.

The money will be used to buy the most needed equipment for the clinic, but items hoped for include:

  • Pediatric and GYN Consultation table
  • Pediatric and adult Scales
  • pediatric length board
  • Otoscope/ophthalmoscope
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Oxygen concentrator 
  • Lab chair
  • Blood sample table
  • Printer
You can send a check to Outreach to Haiti at the address at the bottom of the page (please note on check- clinic equipment matching grant), or use the donate button at the top of the page - again - in buyer's instructions, please note clinic equipment matching grant.
 
Thank you for your generosity!

 

17th Annual Hope WITH Haiti

Thank You!!!

 

The 17th annual Hope With Haiti was held, virtually, February19-26.  It was a great success, thanks to your participation!  It raised $26,000 for OTH's work in Haiti.  Thank you all for your support and generosity!

 

7th Annual Ride for Haiti!

The 2021 ride was held October 11 through the 15th.

As with past years, the ride was a 5-day, 337-mile bike ride. This year, with the uncertainty around COVID restrictions, we again did all of our rides in Connecticut.

You can see the day-by-day report on the 2021 ride by clicking here.

You have continued the wonderful generosity you have shown in the past.  This year, $30,000 has been donated so far, bringing the 7 year total from the bike ride up to $155,000.  God bless you all!

As you would expect, it is never too late to donate. Click here to donate: Please Help Our Efforts by Donating Today

Some special events coming up!                             

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Our craft items are  currently available at Mercy-By-The-Sea Retreat Center gift shop in Madison, CT. Call them for hours.   They are also available online at Haiti's-back-porch

2022 For the Love of a Child Gala

    

 

  Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti will host its 14th annual For the Love of a Child Charity Gala, Saturday, April 23, 2022 at A Villa Louisa, 60 Villa Louisa Rd., Bolton, CT. The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Norwich, invites you to join him. A silent auction will feature tickets to Bushnell and Goodspeed Shows, and to Red Sox & Yankee Games, a Kentucky Bourbon Trail Trip, Haitian Artwork, and Baskets of Cheer.

Cocktails are at 6:30, followed by dinner. The price is $100 per person. PleaseRSVP on-line  or call Outreach office at 860 800 3601.

Click here to see the full invitation.

Click here for the rsvp form. 

We hope to see you in Bolton!

Capital Campaign Update

Phase 1 Completed!

Thank you to our wonderful donors!

Phase 1 was officially completed in mid December!  The focus on finishing the building was initially on completing the office space, allowing us to move our offices out of rented space in October and to stop paying rent.  Finishing on the rest of the building followed, and a final inspection occurred in December, with clinic operations moving in right after. 

While achieving this milestone was a long time coming, it is also a huge achievement.  The success has been in spite of a presidential assasination with associated unrest, a pandemic, and occasional hurricanes.  It was possible due to the perserverance and dedication of our Haitian partners in the building project:  UGC Construction, headed by Jean-Renet Carier, La Promesse Construction, headed by Leandre Mondestin, and our oversight/liaison firm UOC/Proche, headed by Stephan Destin, with project managers Rose-Pascale Durosier and Ruddy Narcisse.  They have delivered a high quality building in very difficult circumstances.  Thank you!

We are greatly excited to be all together in this one building, and to have this wonderful foundation for our ministry in Haiti.

We still need to raise money for Phase 2 of the building which will make the building more energy efficient (shading, solar energy, fans, etc.), do a lot of finishing touches (exterior painting, two small exterioir buildings, parking lot etc.), and replace our very old and worn out generator

Of course, all of this was made possible by the generosity of the many people who donated the money to enable us to build this wonderful structure.  Words can not adequately express our gratitude.

On this linked page, you can see pictures showing  the whole progression of the building.  Click here to see.

Outreach celebrates 35 years in Haiti!

Outreach to Haiti reached 35 years of service in Haiti in 2020.  We celebrated hat milestone on November 8, 2021, at Mercy High School in Middletown.  As with our 30th anniversary celebration, we honored several people who have significantly contirbuted to our mission in Haiti.  Those individuals are:

            Most Reverend Michael R Cote, D.D,

                       Ellen Flynn, RSM

                    Reverend Gerald Kirby

                     Mr Daniel E O'Sullivan

 

              Our inaugural Works of Mercy Award

                                    to 

               The Padre Pio Foundation of America

We thank all who joined us for this celebration, and contributed in honor of this anniversary.  It is your support that enables our ministry in Haiti.

You can still donate for our anniversary by clicking here

 

 

Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti, Inc.
815 Boswell Ave.
Norwich, CT 06360

Phone: 860.800.3601
Email: [email protected]

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