HAITIAN SHELTER PROJECT

By: Floodman, 3:33 AM GMT on March 17, 2010

HAITIAN SHELTER PROJECTWe've come to the point in the relief operations for Haiti where temporary fixes and stop gap measures are more and more inappropriate; to truly provide relief moving forward we have to look to permanent measures to effect any real change. The rainy season and then hurricane season are coming; we all know Haiti's history with tropical storms and hurricanes: these events are disastrous and deadly. With this in mind, tents are no longer a reason...

Updated: 7:29 PM GMT on August 31, 2010

2-09-10 Update

By: Floodman, 6:06 PM GMT on February 09, 2010

Portlight and the Liberty Schooner are sponsoring "The Haitian Food Voyage" shipping 10,000 pouunds of rice to Haiti! We need your help; $5 will ship one pound of rice, $50 will ship 10 pounds. We will continue to take donations until we have raised enough money to ship all 10,000 pounds. $50 donations will have their name added to the flag; the flag will remain in Haiti at the Universite Quisqueya as a symbol of your kindness. Please help with this initiative by do...

Updated: 4:05 PM GMT on February 26, 2010

Update on our efforts in Haiti

By: Floodman, 2:45 AM GMT on February 05, 2010

The Haitian Food Voyage will run until we have taken in enough in donations to cover the cost of the shipping; the flag will remain in Haiti at the Universite Quisqueya as a symbol of your largesse. Please help with this initiative by donating now. Just click the PayPal button and make sure to put "rice" in the memo line of the payment. Update on our efforts in HaitiFebruary 4, 2010Situation Report:Richard Lumarque, our site coordinator, has now been on the ground i...

Update on our efforts in Haiti

By: Floodman, 5:41 AM GMT on February 03, 2010

February 2, 2010Paul Timmons, head of Portlight, has been interviewed by NBC Nightly News at our Atlanta location for a story that will follow one of our shipments from the Atlanta warehouse to its distribution in Haiti. This story will be aired in several parts starting late this week. When scheduling information is given to us we will post it here. Paul has additionally been interviewed on WBAI NY, and that interview can be heard here. Paul will also be on KFPA ra...

Updated: 5:51 PM GMT on February 03, 2010

Update on our efforts in Haiti

By: Floodman, 8:41 PM GMT on January 29, 2010

January 29, 2010 Paul Timmons, head of Portlight, has been interviewed by NBC Nightly News at our Atlanta location for a story that will follow one of our shipments from the Atlanta warehouse to it's distribution in Haiti. This story will be aired in several parts starting late next week. When scheduling information is given to us we will post it here; tune in and see Paul!Paul and Ron were on the Barometer Bob show last night getting the word out about Portlight an...

Updated: 9:37 PM GMT on January 29, 2010

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