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JDC Haiti Mission: Resilience Amidst Rubble

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Jacky, Vice President of JDC’s Board of Directors, continues reporting from Haiti.

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JDC Haiti Mission: H2O to Haiti

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Jacky, Vice President of JDC’s Board of Directors, continues reporting from Haiti.

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Feeling Haiti’s Pain from Chicago

JTA published a moving op-ed by Steven B. Nasatir, president of the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, on the crisis in Haiti. JUF is a JDC federation partner whose generous donation to JDC’s Haiti Relief Fund is helping to aid victims on the ground.

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From the Archives: Haiti Helped Holocaust Refugees

With the Haiti crisis continuing to dominate our thoughts, we’d like to highlight a little-known piece of JDC history that connects Haiti with International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorated yesterday and each year on January 27.

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JDC Haiti Mission: Landing in Port-au-Prince

Jacky, Vice President of JDC’s Board of Directors, continues reporting from Haiti.

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Power in Partners

As reports are coming in “hot off the blackberries” of JDC representatives on the ground in Haiti, we here in NY headquarters are learning that there is an almost instant connection and sense of camaraderie among the aid groups working in Port-au-Prince and the outlying areas. This is encouraging, since a united front will be a key to success in the impending rebuilding efforts of the weeks, months, and years ahead. Shortly after the earthquake hit, we were able to connect two of our field partners, the Israel Defense Forces’ Medical Corps and Heart to Heart International—a move that benefited many quake victims, especially babies. Watch this video to learn more about the collaboration.

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Blessings for the People of Haiti

Jacky, Vice President of JDC’s Board of Directors, wrote the following post en route from London to Haiti, where he is accompanying JDC professionals in their meetings with field partners and on-the-ground assessment of the situation in Port-au-Prince.

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Working Against Clock & Hunger in Haiti

Food is reaching people in need in Haiti, as relief efforts struggle to overcome nearly insurmountable odds that threaten more lives.

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Beyond Haiti’s Capital

JDC partner Heart to Heart International was the first relief group to arrive at Fondwa, Haiti, the epicenter of the most recent 6.0 magnitude quake. Our partner’s “extreme teams,” small groups consisting of two doctors, a nurse, and two operations personnel are bringing medical assistance to those suffering in outlying areas. Indeed, Heart to Heart is one of the few relief agencies venturing outside the capital to remote communities that, to date, are not seeing any other kind of assistance.

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Our Impact

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JDC’s partners the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Medical Corps and Heart to Heart International are making a life-saving impact on the people of Haiti. Above are two photos from the IDF field hospital in Port-au-Prince. See more photos from our Haiti relief efforts.

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Reaching Haitian Victims Near and Far

It goes without saying that in the wake of a disaster, stories of survival offer a glimmer into the devastation and the capacity of humans to overcome unbearable odds; our partners on the ground in Haiti are part of these stories, performing work critical to the lives of victims throughout the island.

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A New Life in Haiti

Even when hope seems lost, especially in the most desperate of situations like those in Haiti, we would be remiss if we did not share this heartwarming story of a healthy baby boy who was delivered at the field hospital run by the Medical Corps of the Israel Defense Forces.

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HELP HAITI NOW Benefit Rocks SOB’s in NYC

“What else can I do?”—that’s what many young professional volunteers who are connected with JDC’s next generation programming said after they donated to support JDC’s disaster relief efforts in Haiti.

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Coming Together During Crisis

As phones here at JDC headquarters in NY are ringing off the hook and we’re getting a steady flow of emails from people offering to donate everything from medical supplies to mattresses to money and manpower, we have to stop for a moment and say thank you. The outpouring of support and concern for the victims of the Haiti quake are a poignant reminder that amidst the chaos of our daily routines and across geographic, economic, and cultural divides, caring about our fellow human beings—especially in times of crisis—brings us together. That spirit of partnership is paramount at JDC.

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Aiding Victims of Haiti Earthquake

Our hearts go out to the people of Haiti who have suffered as a result of the worst earthquake on the island in more than 200 years. As we did following Hurricane Gustav in 2008, JDC is now collecting funds on a non-sectarian basis for relief efforts following this catastrophic disaster. The efforts are part of JDC’s International Development Program (IDP), which provides immediate relief and long-term assistance to victims of natural and manmade disasters. Thank you for your support!

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Casting Our Vote for the “Humanity Sector”

You have to hand it to Dan Pallotta over at the Harvard Business Review who blogged about the need for nonprofit organizations to reclaim the roots of their work and embrace the label “humanity” sector.

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Now Boarding Flight JDC

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Whether you’re a long time supporter or have only recently heard of us, here is what you need to know about JDC: in more than 70 countries, in countless languages, JDC feeds the poor, aids the sick, rescues and supports those in crisis, and rekindles Jewish life around the globe. And we have been in this business for 95 years.

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