Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
After the group's success at CGIU in April, Hens For Haiti was invited to share the Poulaye project at the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. This meeting took place in New York City September 20th to 23th including some of the world's most prestigious CEOs and government officials. As one of only five student organizations, Hens For Haiti was represented at the NGO Executive Workshop and Commitment Exchange.
International Street Fair
Back for a second round, Hens for Haiti was once again represented at the Virginia Tech International Street Fair on Saturday, April 10th. A display of the project including brochures, Haitian crafts, music and the traditional "Tablet Pistach" (peanut brittle) was available for visitors. Donations and chicken dancers were welcome at this time as well.
Hokies Honoring Haiti
April 15, 2010 was dedicated to the efforts of Hokies Helping Haiti at Virginia Tech. Hens for Haiti participated by having an information booth collecting donations and providing entertainment in front of the library during the day. Brochures and other information about the project were made available at multiple activities. More information on the schedule of events for this day can be found on the Hokies United website.
Clinton Global Initiative University
Several dedicated members of Hens for Haiti represented the group at a global conference sponsored by the Clinton Foundation on April 16-18. This conference took place at the University of Miami and included college leaders from around the country and internationally coming together to solve real-world issues. Members of Hens for Haiti participated in seminars, project showcases and networking. The Poulaye project was also recognized several times throughout the weekend as an example of a sustainable and well-designed commitment. More information on this conference can be found on the Clinton Global Initiative website.
Members of Hens for Haiti helped to organize a fundraiser dinner and auction at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Members cooked for the event, provided paintings for the auction and facilitated music. The Poulaye project was also showcased at this event.Spring 2009
Hens for Haiti represented the Poulaye project in Charlottesville along with many other groups involved in Haiti around Virginia. Members participated in promotion of the project, selling of Haitian crafts, networking and seminars.
Hens for Haiti represented the Haitian Community by selling Haitian crafts and food. Blacksburg residents and students were informed of the mission of the organization and the need for outreach in Haiti. Fair participants were also encouraged to do the "Chicken Dance" for a free egg. Donations were also collected for the Poulaye.
Hens for Haiti displayed the mission and activities of the Poulaye project along with other student organizations at Virginia Tech. Members of Hens of Haiti also attended several events honoring Dr Paul Farmer as he visited the campus.