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Zumba For Haiti 1.12.19

Posted Posted by Color of Hope in Events, fundraiser, Message, News, Save Haiti Bike Ride     Comments No comments
Jan
1

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, bring out the whole family for a free outdoor Zumba session led by experienced instructors. Start the new year right with an hour of energetic movement to the beats of DJ Francois.

Zumba for Haiti 1.12.2019

Register Now! It’s Free! Sign up below or click on link https://colorofhope.org/zumba-for-haiti/

Check-in starts at 8:15 AM at the beautiful Jaco Pastorius Park in Oakland Park. Zumba will be followed by the 9th annual Save Haiti Bike Ride.

If you cannot meet us in the morning, you have another opportunity to join us for more Zumba at the 9th Annual I Stand with Haiti Celebration at 2:00PM in Lake Worth at Bryant Park. Bring your friends and family, it will be a fun!

Registration:

Stand With Haiti 2017

We are so excited to kick off the 2017 I Stand with Haiti Campaign.  A campaign to raise awareness and support for our work here and in Haiti. Be part of the 1804 donors we need.

Stand with Haiti 2017 Campaign

About the Campaign

Last year with your help we were able to:

  • Connect with hundreds of thousands through our media outreach initiatives aimed at changing minds and hearts to give hope and improve lives
  • Provide support and relief to Hurricane Matthew victims
  • Organize forums to discuss current issues affecting us locally and nationally
  • Provide training for over 100 teachers
  • Provide support and supplies to dozens of schools
  • Provide activities in technology, science and more to youth and students in Haiti And more

This year, we’re counting on your support to continue what we started, a movement to improve lives and make our Haiti beautiful again. The 2017 I Stand With Haiti Campaign includes different activities and events and spans from September 1, 2017 to our annual bike ride on January 13, 2018. The campaign seeks to raise awareness and funds to implement our programs in 2018.

We’re giving ANYONE who would like to see a better Haiti an opportunity to play a part in building it. Here are 3 ways you can stand with Haiti today:

  1.  Donate You can make a one time donation or become a monthly donor.
  2.  Fundraise You can start a fundraising page here or on Facebook. You can also organize your own fundraising events to help us meet our goal.
  3.  Sponsor You can sponsor any one of our fundraisers or fundraising events such as the Save Haiti Bike Ride

We know we can count on your support and we look forward to meeting our goal together. For more information email us at info@colorofhope.org or call 561-877-1264

Gear up and stand with Haiti

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Mar
16

Congratulations!!! You have taken the pledge to stand with Haiti and make her beautiful again. now it’s time to let others know you have taken the pledge to stand with Haiti. When you make a contribution to help this movement grow, we will send you any of these items below as a token of our appreciation.

I stand with Haiti

Donate:

$100 or more – tote bag

$150 or more – water bottle

$250 or more –  “I Stand With Haiti” t-shirt

$500 or more receive all three Items.

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Run, Walk or Ride for Haiti

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Jan
3

The Save Haiti Bike Ride event is getting bigger and better. This year, the event will start with a run – 12 Laps for Haiti. The run starts at 7AM on Saturday January 14th, at Jaco Pastorious Park in Oakland Park. The run is symbolic in remembrance of the January 12, 2010 earthquake.

Run and walk for Haiti

Each runner can choose what he/she is running for. Here are some of the things you can run for:

Better Public Schools, Political Stability, Better Infrastructure, Civic Engagement, Revival of Agriculture, Restavek, Sanitation, Haiti’s Sovereignty, Women’s Rights, STEM Education, Literacy, Gender Equality, Workers’ Rights, Better Healthcare, Girls Empowerment, Clean Water, Mentorship, Electricity, Access to Information and more.

Health and Fitness Instructor/Race Director, Widlin Dieu-juste will warm up participants with a zumba session with music by DJ Francois. The top three runners (people who finish the race) will receive prizes.

You can also do a “12/10 for Haiti” – That is; run 12 laps and bike 10 miles. There are also the “12/20 for Haiti” and “12/30 for Haiti’ to test your fitness level. Will you run, bike or do both? You tell us.

The run is a collaboration with J.U.S.T.E INC AKA Juste Do It 5k Run/Walk

After the run, our bikers will take the road to raise awareness throughout the streets, with stops in Boca at Mizner, in Delray at Veteran Park, then we will join the public at Bryant Park in Lake Worth for the Finish Line Celebration with live performances by Zeal Dubreus, Darly Dieujuste and others. DJ Tony will keep the crowd on its feet.

If you can run, run for Haiti, if you can bike, bike for Haiti, if you just want to have fun, join us at the finish line celebration and stand with Haiti.

Join us as we promote a more active and healthy lifestyle. This run is free and open to all ages. Feel free to invite your family, friends and bring the kids. We provide different pace options to accommodate for all -participants. You will not be left behind.

To sign up for the run/walk click HERE 

To sign up for the ride or both (run & ride) click HERE

 

Full Event Schedule – Participants can join us at any one of the stops.

Saturday, January 14, 2017
7:15 AM – Zumba/12 Laps for Haiti – Jaco Pastorious Park
9:00 AM – Bikers depart from Jaco Pastorious Park
10:15 PM – Rest Stop #2 Mizner – Boca
11:30 PM – Depart from Mizner
12:30 PM – Rest Stop #3 Veterans Park – Delray
1:45 PM – Depart from Veterans Park
2:45 PM – Arrive at Lake Worth Bryant Park – Finish Line Celebration

Help 100 Teachers in Haiti

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Nov
1

Teachers often go months without pay and face shortages in educational materials and supplies. Be part of the 100 people who help 100 teachers in Haiti with a contribution of a $100.

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After the hurricane many teachers find themselves in tougher conditions than before. The funds will help provide kits with materials/supplies they need and other form of support including professional development training.  As a token of our appreciation, we’ll send you the “I Stand With Haiti” beautiful t-shirt.

Add your name to the list of those who empower teachers to help improve education in Haiti.

The People below stand with teachers in Haiti.
*Monia Gagliodi
*Natacha Jean-Louis
*Winston Davis
*Georgia Bryant
*Jessica L. Aguilar
*Argentin Fils-aime
*
Claude Hitchcock 
*Dori Gorman
*Sonja Powell
*Colin Davis

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Help Aquin

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Oct
18

Haiti Hurricane Relief

Color of Hope is empowering individuals to help their home town in Haiti. This is part of the “I Stand With Haiti,  an initiative to restore and sustain the lives of those affected by hurricane Matthew. See message below from Dr. Assade Luxin and Herold Figareau natives of Aquin who are raising support to help the town.

“We’re teaming up with the wonderful people of “Color of Hope” to help rebuild the city of Aquin, Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. We want to provide materials to rebuild roofs and to put fishermen back to work. The hurricane left thousands homeless. Many homes are left without roofs, fishermen lost their fishing equipments including their boats and canoes. PLEASE DONATE TODAY!”

Click here to see Facebook fundraising page and progress 

For The Love Of Haiti

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Apr
17

Color of Hope launches For The Love Of Haiti Campaign

A campaign to individuals who deeply care about people and the future of Haiti and are interested in raising funds to support and improve education as a way of creating a better future.

For The Love Of Haiti

Starting your own individual page will allow you a space to share your love for Haiti and your reasons for loving Haiti. Additionally, you provide a memorable, year round place for your friends and family to join and support the fight against illiteracy, poverty and hopelessness in Haiti. In a way, you are being part of history.

For The Love Of Haiti

If it’s not you, then who? If it’s not now, when? Make a contribution now or click on fundraise to join the campaign and help provide quality education programs, access to technology and more to the Haiti You Love.

For The Love Of Haiti

I am loving Haiti by raising support:
To provide books to children & youth in Haiti
To help produce educational materials in Creole
To provide access to technology to youth and communities
To sponsor a mini library for a community in Haiti
To provide training for teachers and schools
To provide access to modern day tools to communities.
To help raise awareness about issues such as Restavek in Haiti
To provide support/school supplies to students, teachers and schools
To provide preventive health education programs/services
To provide initiatives gear towards improving the mindset.

For The Love Of Haiti

For more information email us at info@colorofhope.org or call 561-877-1264

Make a donation to help us meet our goal

 

Back to School Drive in Haiti

Posted Posted by Color of Hope in Education, Events, News, Program, Trip, Uncategorized     Comments No comments
Oct
18

Back-to-school-drive

Throughout the year Color of Hope supports schools, students, teachers and parents with different initiatives, however the back to school drive is one that has proven to be crucial for a successful academic year. 

Many parents struggled to come up with tuition fees and uniforms which means there is no money for school supplies. While some schools will not allow children to attend without adequate school supplies, many children will attend school without the basics (backpack, notebooks, pens, pencils etc…) One of the students we helped was threatened to be sent back home because he did not have socks. 

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This year with the support of Waste Management, One Love-One Community and LESS Institute, we were able to help more children to start the school year properly equipped.

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Knowing the importance of education in building a better Haiti, we couldn’t be more grateful to all those who make what we do possible. Special thanks to: Mayor Triolo of the City of Lake Worth, Ellen Smith, Barbara Haider, Former State Rep. Mack Bernard, Lisa Turdo, Commissioner McVoy, Renel Coutelien, Alex Augustin and Mary Greydanus.
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The back to School Drive was filled with activities, including a movie viewing. “Providing those materials to students in Haiti is priceless” said Hope Ambassador Marli Lalanne. Click HERE to view more pictures from the event on our facebook page.

 

Hope Team USA is back from Haiti

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Aug
15
Hope Team USA is back from Haiti. We did everything we set out to do AND had a little time to go to the beach.
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During our trip, we hosted the seminar for teachers and schools at our Technology Center PLUS another week long seminar for teachers in La Gonave as well.
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We did activities for youth including movie night. We also got the ball rolling on our biggest initiative yet “Ayiti Li” (an initiative to promote reading in Haiti’s schools, groups, organizations and in homes.) We did many other wonderful things with groups and communities we partner with –
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We took just a little time to relax at the beach but it was back to work the next day to empower our people
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Movie Night – With no movie theater in Haiti and very limited power we made a way.
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We took the time to invest in teachers so they can help prepare the next generation of leaders that Haiti needs
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The kids just love the Ipad in La Gonave.
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WE CAN DO EVEN MORE WITH YOUR HELP – MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TODAY

Bike Ride to commemorate Haiti Earthquake

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Jan
7

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Marli Lalanne
Phone: 786 315-0625
Info@colorofhope.org

5th Annual Save Haiti Bike Ride
Investing In People for a Better Haiti.

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (Jan 7th 2014) – Color of Hope (www.colorofhope.org), a U.S based not-for-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life of the Haitian people, invites the community to participate in the organization’s fifth annual Save Haiti Bike Ride. The event will begin at Moca Plaza in North Miami on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:45 a.m; registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. Participants and teams can register by visiting https://colorofhope.org/site/2014/12/5th-annual-save-haiti-bike-ride/

The Save Haiti Bike Ride is a community ride to commemorate the strength of our community, raise awareness and to galvanize support for the people of Haiti following the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010.

Joining us for the ride will be; former State Representative Mack Bernard, Commissioner McVoy of Lake Worth, Commissioner Al Jacquet of Delray Beach, North Miami’s Mayor Smith Joseph, State Representative Kerner,  Mayor Triolo of Lake Worth (who will present the Haitian Earthquake Memorial Proclamation during the closing ceremony), Major Joseph Bernadel and many other community organizations and leaders including Haitian-American Connections INC and long time activist and educator Mr. Salusa Basquin.

The ride will follow a Sixty-five mile path through US 1 and West Dixie. At each stop, participants will celebrate with games, prizes and refreshments. Proceeds fund Color of Hope programs at the organization’s center in Haiti, which include providing digital literacy programs, teacher training, school supplies, access to technology and internet, mentoring, scholarships and special activities to enhance quality of life for the people.

“Last year, more than 200 people of all ages joined us for this wonderful ride. “This is more than just riding a bike, we are making a difference” said Hope Ambassador Portia Pierre, who traveled to Haiti last month to visit the center. “Please register to ride with us, or if you can’t make it, consider donating to help us provide access to education programs and 21st century skills to youth in Haiti” said Marli Lalanne Assistant Executive Director of Color of Hope.

Color of Hope (C.O.H) is a 501(c)(3) US based organization that works to improve the quality of life of Haitians in the U.S and Haiti. We provide access to education, platforms for constructive dialogue, resources and a technological environment for youth in Haiti to develop 21st century skills. For more information about our efforts in Haiti please visit our website www.colorofhope.org

Supporters:
WPBR 96.1 FM, City of Lake Worth, Apostles’ Ministry, Toussaint L’ouverture High School, Lake Worth Sheriff’s Office, Delray Beach Waste Management, RC Caribbean Restaurant, Bernard and Auguste., P.A., Memorial High School of Millville, NJ.

Escort for bikers provided by:
North Miami Police, Broward County Sheriff Office, Palm Beach Sheriff Office.

 

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