On Jan. 12, 2010, a massive earthquake ravaged Haiti, claiming up to 316,000 lives and displacing more than 1.5 million people. The quake tore a catastrophic path of destruction through the ailing island nation, leaving Haitians with a herculean recovery mission.

In November of 2011, Fred Pesce joined a team from Synergy Education that partnered with the organization Wings Over Haiti. Through their efforts, an travels to Haiti, they were able to successfully provide over $2,000 in money raised, food and school supplies. See highlights from this trip in the video below.

In the years that followed, a string of devastating natural disasters;
• 2012 Hurricane Sandy crashed through the country, causing drastic flooding and scores of new deaths and cases of disease infections.

• Then, a three-year drought plunged Haiti deeper into famine and poverty.

• In October 2016, Hurricane Matthew killed at least 1,000 people and leveled entire communities. Experts correctly predicted the storm would lead to a resurgence of sicknesses like diarrhea and cholera.

Seven years after the earthquake, 2.5 million Haitians are still in need of humanitarian aid, according to a new report from the United Nations.

Today, the Dudes of Disruption Men’s group partnering with the organization Heart in Haiti is looking to raise funds and some much needed relief to the communities of Haiti.


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