MFH Fundraiser 2023

Mercy Focus on Haiti is a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. Its members are led to service and solidarity with people who are materially poor, especially those living in Haiti. They partner with the Haitian people to address their unmet needs and collaborate with like-minded organizations. The GMercyU community has embraced the efforts of this ministry since 2018 by seeking opportunities to support on-ground efforts through service, scholarship, education and fundraising. This year the GMercyU Mercy Focus on Haiti Team will address the theme of Earth. This coincides with a Mercy Focus on Haiti request for support building 1,000-1,500 gallon cisterns for the Gros Morne community. Rainwater harvesting provides clean water to the community for drinking and gardens and helps control soil erosion. Without the cisterns, water collection usually falls to women and children who must walk 1-2 hours to collect river water and carry it back uphill to their homes. If you are not part of a participating group and are personally interested in helping, please reach out to Tatiana Diaz, diaz.t@gmercyu.edu for help connecting with a group raising money for the project.

Prices range from $11.00 to $100.00 (price depends on options selected)