Heart Out to Haiti

The Hearts Out to Haiti Mission has been in existence since 1999 supporting three parishes in Les Palmes, Morne a Chandelle and Durissy, Haiti.  The following are some of the accomplishments of the Mission:

                            • Supported yearly salaries for 130 + teachers through the Adopt-a-Teacher program.
                            • Provided on-going educational and computer training for teachers
                            • Constructed the 10 room – 2 story Fr. Bruny High School in Les Palmes
                            • Installed a computer lab supporting over 15 laptop computers in Les Palmes
                            • Constructed a Kindergarten at St. Michel’s in Morne a Chandelle
                            • Constructed a bridge in Durissy
                            • Constructed 3 outdoor toilets in Les Palmes and Morne a Chandelle
                            • Constructed a cistern in Les Palmes
                            • Constructed a two-bedroom rectory and cistern in Morne a Chandelle
                            • Distributed over 1,000 New Testament Creole Bibles and over 10,000 rosaries to school children
                            • Conducted yearly Vacation Bible School Programs for over 1,100 children

Currently our mission is to support the communities of the parishes in Les Palmes and Durissy, Haiti through evangelization, education and empowerment; we help support the salaries of 130+ teachers.

Core values: 

  • We will be guided by the Holy Spirit in all our actions
  • We will respect the culture of our Haitian brothers and sisters and listen to their voices
  • We will seek mutual trust through honest communication in all our dealings
  • We will focus on community rather than individual needs
  • As custodians of donated funds we will operate with full accountability and transparency


100% of your donation will be allocated to the mission and support work in our sponsored villages of Les Palmes and Durissy.

  • $480-Provides salary support for a teacher in Haiti (or $40 a month for 12 months).
  • Additional general funds help provide school books, supplies for school and Vacation Bible School (VBS), the clinic nurse in Les Palmes, and Vocational schools.

If you would like to make a donation, please make check payable to:  “Holy Name of Jesus”, and in the memo line specify “Hearts Out to Haiti” general support or teacher support.  Mail to:  Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Hearts Out to Haiti Ministry, 3050 N. Highway A1A, Indialantic, FL 32903.

At the present, we are not able to send physical school supplies.

Hearts Out to Haiti is a ministry within Holy Name of Jesus (HNJ) Parish, which is a qualified 501(C)(3) tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  No goods or services are provided for this gift.  Please consult your tax advisor regarding specific questions about your deductions.

Get Involved:    We meet the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.

Contact Usheartsouttohaiti@hnj.org

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Haiti Team Leader:  Tim Muth

Treasurers:  Joanne Fischer, Margaret Marcotte, and Maria Wise

Administration:  Tricia Greenleaf

Adopt-a-Teacher Coordinator:  Paulette Paradiso

Resources & Crafts:  Leslie Curry

Newsletters & Graphics:  Jenifer Harrison

Newsletters and minutes distributor:  Steven Bauschlicher

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