Posts With Keyword ‘Haiti’

Fundraiser Takes in $2,300 for Haiti

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A fundraiser designed by a kindergarten student in Pella raised over $2,300 for children in Haiti.

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Public Voting Begins on Benefit Contest in Pella

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 6:23 am

Public voting begins Monday on a Lego® creation contest in Pella that has been designed to raise money for children in Haiti.

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Central College Holding Benefit Concert for Haiti

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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Central College will host a vocal concert to benefit Haiti next week.

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Pella Kindergardner Raises Money for Haitian Children

Posted: Monday, February 15th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Titus Hopkins, a kindergartner at Madison Elementary School in Pella, has devised a fun way to raise money for Haitian children affected by January’s deadly earthquakes.

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Focus on Haiti Brings Increased Exposure to Adoptions

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 6:25 am

Stories about the number of orphans in Haiti that were stuck in the aftermath of the earthquake drew national attention to the potential options for inter-country adoptions, but there is also a need for adoptions within the United States as well.

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KACH Employee Helping Haitian People See

Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at 6:26 am

One Knoxville Hospital and Clinics employee is currently in Haiti doing what she can to help Haitians see. 

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Informational Meeting on Adopting Haitian Children

Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Since the disastrous earthquakes in Haiti, Celebrate Church in Knoxville has had several couples express interest in adopting Haitian children.

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Adopted Haitian Children See Each Other for First Time Since Arriving in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 at 6:27 am

For the first time since their emotional homecoming last Tuesday night, the three Pella families that adopted five orphans from Haiti brought all of their families together this past weekend.

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Saga of Haitian Orphans Ends with Happy Homecoming

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A week after a series of earthquakes devastated Port-au-Prince, five Haitian children finally found themselves in the arms of their adoptive parents last Tuesday night at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Haitian Children Begin Adjustment to Life in Pella

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A whirlwind seven-day span for the adopted children of three Pella families came to an emotional and exciting climax Tuesday night, ending with the five Haitian orphans getting to sleep in their new homes for the first time.

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Haitian Orphans Receive Pella Homecoming

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Tired and cold, five Haitian children finally found themselves in the arms of their adoptive parents Tuesday night at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Adopted Haitians Arrive in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 9:30 pm


Tired and cold, five Haitian children finally found themselves in the arms of their adoptive parents Tuesday night at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Haitian Orphans to Arrive in Pella Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 1:57 pm

The five Haitian orphans that arrived on American soil earlier this morning will arrive in Pella tonight.

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Adopted Haitian Children Leave Port-au-Prince with Pella Family

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 7:56 am

The five Haitian orphans adopted by three families in Pella are on American soil.

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Pella Corp. Supports Employee Throughout Challenging Time

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 6:29 am

A support network of family and friends have rallied around the three Pella families who are trying to get their adopted children out of Port-au-Prince, Haiti; including support from the employer of one of the fathers.

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Pella Families Hoping for Quick Action to Get Adopted Children Out of Haiti

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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For the Pella families adopting children that are still in Haiti, it has truly become a race against time in the days following last week’s deadly earthquake.

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Orphans Being Adopted by Pella Families are Safe, Following Earthquake in Haiti

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Three families in Pella are breathing a little easier after learning that children they are adopting from an orphanage in Haiti are uninjured following last week’s deadly earthquake; but the children’s struggles aren’t over.

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Mission Group from Pella Area Returns Home

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A mission group from the Grace Fellowship Church of Pella that went to Haiti before the earthquake hit is now home safely.

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Pella Families Receive Good News on Adopted Children

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:31 am

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Three Pella families whose adopted children were still in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when Tuesday’s earthquake struck have been told that their children are ok.

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Pella Missionaries Back in U.S. Following Quake

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:27 am

A mission team from the Grace Fellowship Church of Pella is back in the United States, just days after they landed in Haiti to work at an orphanage.

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