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The Door (Legacy Project Phase 1 of 10)

The Door (Legacy Project Phase 1 of 10)

Pétionville, Ouest, Haiti
$3,000
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Icon-funded Funding Successful! This project was successfully funded on November 06, 2012

The Door: Legacy Project Phase 1 of 7


THIS PHASE OF THE LEGACY PROJECT HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED! PLEASE VISIT http://www.purecharity.com/helponenow TO SUPPORT THE CURRENT PHASE OF THE PROJECT.


Front Door for school (Phase 1 of 7)
Fund this projet and open the door to hope and possibility.
$3,000

Total Funding Needed:
$3,000



Legacy Project

Build A School Today

Transform a Community Forever

The Door (Phase 1 of 7)
This door represents the new start -- the new future -- that this school building will help bring for generations of young Haitians.  Who doesn't love that feeling of swinging open the door to your new home, new classroom, or new office for the first time?  A push of this door opens more than just a classroom for these children; the creak of these hinges are the sounds of possibility and hope. 

Will you help open this door?




Here’s how you can help The Legacy Project:

1) Buy a brick for $25.  Or two.  Or 6. Or a Bundle for $250.  This is a huge undertaking, but we can do it together--brick by brick.  

2) Tell your friends.  Tweet, post, email, shout really loud . . . we need everyone to share our affiliate link.  We need to sell 4,000 of these to get the job done.  

3) Shop.  No, really.  The catch is that you have to do it through the Pure Charity website's online partners (like GAP, Target, J. Crew & Apple).  They will donate a percentage to your Online Giving Fund which then you pass on to this project.  

4) Come back in seven weeks to celebrate! We will give this to Pastor Gaetan and Yaveh Shamma for Christmas, so visit us again to see the videos and hear the stories about how your generosity helped change this community!



The Story:

Pastor Gaetan took in 14 orphans before the earthquake in Haiti.  He and his wife knew it was the right thing to do.  After 2010’s devastating earthquake took the lives of so many, including his brother and many members of his church, Pastor Gaetan found himself with 16 more orphans in his care.  Since then, we’ve been able to help him build safe buildings to house the children and his family, and he has built a tent school that serves his 30 orphans as well as 120 vulnerable children from the surrounding community.  We are going to build a permanent structure in place of the tents to offer more safety, security, and protection from the brutal Haitian sun.  

Much of our materials will be made in Haiti by Haitians, and the structure will be constructed by Haitians as well.  This way, we can also help grow the Haitian economy at large, creating jobs and helping the workers to provide for their families.


Too cool! And very humbling. Your collective generosity launched this project forward very quickly! Watch the school continue to come to life on the Help One Now profile page. Thanks!



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  • $3,000 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
  • 242 Lives Impacted
  • Funded Nov 06, 2012

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The Door (Legacy Project Phase 1 of 10)

by Help One Now Pétionville, Ouest, Haiti Opportunity

THIS PHASE OF THE LEGACY PROJECT HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY FUNDED! PLEASE VISIT http://www.purecharity.com/helponenow TO SUPPORT THE CURRENT PHASE ...

$3,000 Amount Raised
  • $3,000 Funding Goal
  • $0 Still Needed
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