Richard Sheridan

Richard Sheridan November 2012 Volunteer Build it Week Trip

Richard Sheridan's fundraiser for The Haven Community Foundation US


One of the completed houses in Leogane, Haiti.


One of the shacks where the Haitian families were living in before their new homes were complete. (Leogane, Haiti)


The construction site where 154 houses were built by Haven & Habitat volunteers in November 2011. (Leogane, Haiti)


One of the houses from the November Build it Week 2011 complete with some pretty flowers. (Leogane, Haiti)


The completed houses from the November Build it Week 2011 as it looks today, Haitian families going about their business


Aerial view of the construction site in Leogane where 154 houses were built. A further 100 will be built this November.


Volunteers working on site


Aerial shot of Volunteer trip 2011


Gonaïves, April 2011

Haven is working in Haiti to build communities by providing shelter, emergency relief, and by implementing community development programmes.

In 2011, Volunteers at Habitat for Humanity;s 28th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project - along with volunteers from Haven - helped build 155 permanenet houses in the Santo community of Leogane, Haiti, about 18 miles from Port-au-Prince and considered to be the epicenter of the 2010 earthquake.

This year, the Carter Woek Project returns to Haiti, November 24th - December 1st. The project is part of a larger Habitat shelter program funded by the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter- American Development Bank and many other donors. Similar to last year, Haven will manage all Carter Work Project logistics, including catering, accomodations and transport throughout the week.

In addition, I will be 1 of 90 volunteers travelling from both Ireland and the US to Haiti with Haven to help build houses on this Novembers Build it Week charity trip. I will be living in basic accomodation, sleeping in tents, on camp beds and working long hours outdoors alongside a local Haitan workforce. Any donations towards my fundraising efforts would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks so much in advance for your kind consideration,


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The Haven Community Foundation US
233 BROADWAY RM 2208
Ste 2208 NEW YORK, NY 10279




Haven US is a non profit 501(c)(3) organization building sustainable communities in Haiti through housing,training,&community development.

EIN 300696665

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