Operation Healing Haiti

For: Haitian American Caucus School
Organizer: Akilah C. Thompson
Operation Healing Haiti (Haitian American Caucus School)
of $2,500 goal
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Raised by 49 donors
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The Story

Hi Friends, 

I AM BEAUTY Inc. is a New York City based socially conscious organization focused on the development of girls and women to build confidence, exceptional character and leadership. We aim to empower girls and women to be B.E.A.U.T.Y. (Beautiful, Extraordinary, Ambitious, Unlimited, Talented and Young).  

From April 1st - April 10th, 2016, we will be leading a service trip, Operation Healing Haiti,at the Haitian American Caucus School (Institution Mixte Shalom Des Freres) located in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti. We will be working with students from the ages of 3-17 providing art and play therapy, self-esteem workshops, fitness classes, hair styling/barber services, holistic healing, meditation, journaling classes, web development courses and much more. We will provide healing and support for as many children as possible on this service trip.

In the workshops, students will:

  • Gain self-esteem tips and participate in exercises to boost confidence;
  • Learn positive affirmations to practice gratitude and positive thinking;
  • Participate in self-discovery exercises to identify strengths and talents;
  • Create vision boards and vision statements to help formulate life goals;  
  • Become aware of limiting beliefs and discover the power of letting go;
  • Be empowered and inspired to reach their fullest potential; and
  • Receive beauty packages, including an ‘I AM BEAUTY” Haiti t-shirt.

We are raising $2,500 for Operation Healing Haiti by March 16, 2016 and we would love to have your support in one or more of the following ways:

Making monetary donations - We need support with shipping costs, workshop materials and I AM BEAUTY Haiti shirts for all scholars at the school. There are 350 scholars, so no amount is too large or too small.  Our 501c(3) organization , Generations Inspired Inc funds all of our programs for teens and global service initiatives.  All donations are 100% tax deductible. 

Purchasing items - The school has requested the following school supplies, as well as health and beauty products.  You can order items and ship them to I AM BEAUTY INC., 136 Madison Avenue, Suite 602, New York, NY 10016 by March 10, 2016.

Below are the following items we are collecting the for our participants at the Haitian American Caucus School (Institution Mixte Shalom Des Freres):

  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Powder/deodorant
  • Face wash/facial moisturizer/skin cream
  • Sunscreen/lotion
  • Body wash/bar soap
  • Perfume/cologne spray
  • Hair products (shampoo, conditioners)
  • Sanitary napkins and party-liners
  • Pencils, notebooks, binders
  • HP 85A black toner cartridges
  • Canon 128 black toner replacements
  • Backpacks
  • French dictionaries
  • Chalk & whiteboard markers
  • Portable speakers
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Bristol paper
  • Construction paper
  • Finger paints
  • Glue & glitter paint
  • Coloring books
  • Playable block numbers and letters for kindergarten
  • Learning flashcards

Your donation will be instrumental in impacting children’s lives through Operation Healing Haiti. Thank you for supporting us in meeting our mission on this global service trip.

Be B.E.A.U.T.Y.,

Generations Inspired Inc. Board of Directors 

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on March 31, 2016

Posted on March 31, 2016

Thank you to everyone that donated to Operation Healing Haiti!!! We have reached our goal!! As we head to Haiti tomorrow with an abundance of school supplies, toys, clothing and beauty products , we are so grateful that you made it all possible. Thank you for being the difference....and making a difference. If you have not been able to donate you still can so that we can send additional requested items and plan our return in November. 

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