15 Jul '11, 2am

#ProjectHaiti

Haiti Orphanage & Children's Center With your help, we can make it happen. Nearly one year after the island nation of Haiti was nearly destroyed by a catastrophic earthquake and dozens of deadly aftershocks, the children of Haiti still need our help. Thousands lost one or both parents, and they desperately need a place to go to find the most basic elements of human survival: food, shelter, healthcare, safety and, most importantly, love. But in a nation as entrenched in poverty as Haiti, these basic elements are often far out of reach. Together with the Lend Lease Corporation, USGBC has committed to catalyzing the unrivaled passion, expertise and generosity of the green building movement to provide the people of Haiti with both a powerful symbol of hope for the future and a model of sustainable building practices upon which to rebuild their nation. That's the mission of the...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/haiti/haiti.html

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