Headwaters Relief Organization’s Sixth Trip to Haiti

October 10, 2011

happy orphan children

The trip to Haiti was planned to continue data collection for the trauma research project. We were fortunate to make a new contact with The Hope Mission, a school and an orphanage operated by the Assemblies of God Church.  We were only in Haiti for two days but we managed to finish the last of [&he...
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Headwaters Relief Organization’s Minneapolis Tornado Response

July 10, 2011

On May 22, 2011 a tornado struck a residential area in North Minneapolis.  The Headwaters volunteers were immediately on hand to help pass out emergency supplies in the distribution center.  We helped staff the shelter through the Red Cross.  We also assisted with coordination of the community cl...
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Headwaters Relief Organization’s Fifth Trip to Haiti

Headwaters disaster relief volunteers relaxing

A small group of mental health professionals and other volunteers traveled to Haiti in July 2011 for the purpose of conducting research in addition to working with the children.  The research project was undertaken with Dr. Priscilla Dass Brailsford, Georgetown University.  The assessment tools us...
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Headwaters Relief Organization’s Fourth Trip to Haiti

May 1, 2011

disaster relief volunteers

Headwaters Relief Organization volunteers returned to Haiti for a fourth time, from May 2nd through May 4th. The volunteer’s first goal was to deliver computers and printers to “Jaguar’s” orphanage in Port Au Prince. The equipment is intended to assist with the children̵...
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2011 Red River Flooding

April 10, 2011

disaster relief volunteers sandbagging flooding river

Headwaters Relief Organization sent a group of eight volunteers to the Fargo / Moorhead area on April 7th, in response to the threat of Red River flooding in the region. While there, the volunteers worked on the sandbagging efforts. Patty Smith, Program Director with Zenith Services, led this group...
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