Myrtle Beach Real Estate by Mirela

CHILDREN ARE DYING IN HAITI - PLEASE HELP BRING THEM HOME!

Please help get these Haiti Orphans to their US Parents!


The earthquake that hit Haiti 6 days ago left behind it a path of destruction.  According to official estimates, there are 330,000 Orphans in Haiti right now.   Some of these kids are in the process of being adopted by parents from the United States and other countries.  


Many of these orphanages are in dire need of food and water.  Some of these babies are dying from dehydration as I’m writing these lines.  The situation is desperate.   These kids are dying while their adoptive parents are doing all they can to rescue them. 


After several days of pleas, the US has finally granted Humanitarian Parole to some of these kids, but to my knowledge, only seven of them have made it out of Haiti so far.  Soledad O’Brien has been sending out distress Tweets all day today.  She is at orphanages with babies who are dying, many of whom are in the process of being adopted by American parents, but so far the airlift seems like a fantasy. 


We need to get these kids out as soon as possible.  We also need to get the rest of the orphans out before they perish.  Please help!


With tears in my eyes, but hope in my heart, I humbly ask for your assistance.  Please spread the word and contact your US Representatives about this crisis!  Every hour counts…


Mirela

 

Here is an organization you can connnect with.  They have specifics on what you can do to help:

http://www.HumanitarianParole.com

Here is information about Operation Pierre Pan.

Here is the Latest White House update on this issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comment balloon 66 commentsMirela Monte • January 18 2010 04:16PM

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As Realtors it is our job to take care of people and help families.  This is really no different than what we usually do, don't you think?

Are you in?

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Mirela- Thank you for posting this.  I just reblogged it, to try to get the word out. 

Posted by Carol Lee, Realtor - Agoura, Oak Park, Westlake CA Homes (Dilbeck Real Estate) almost 11 years ago

I absolutely agree with you Mirela.  Everyone should try to help, even if it's just a few dollars.  These people are in desperate need of our help and prayers. 

Thank you for taking the time to post this information.  From what I'm hearing, http://www.clintonbushhaitifund.org/ is a recommended site to send a donation.

Posted by Denise OnullDell, Mobile Notary Public/Real Estate Agent (Santa Clarita Mobile Notary) almost 11 years ago

Carol:  Thank you!  I have been immersed in this Haiti crisis for the past 6 days.  It is heart wrenching.  It makes me sick.  I can't eat.  In the past six days I have seen things that are inconceivable. 

I have assembled a list of Twitter users (over 150) who are on the ground in Haiti and we have disseminated and exchanged information since the quake.  The situation is dismal.  It is quickly becoming the worst rescue mission in modern history.  Journalists sent to report end up doing volunteer work.  I have seen thick skinned war correspondents breaking down.  The suffering is beyond belief.

I will post another blog about it soon.  For the time being and for the past several days, my main thrust has been to help these orphans.  It is not an exaggeration to say that they are dying unless someone steps in and helps them. 

Thank you for reblogging!  If any of you have any ideas about what else we can do, please let me know! 

If you wish to follow my Haiti Twitter stream, here it is:

http://twitter.com/#/list/MirelaMonte/haiti

It provides up to the moment information from the volunteers and journalists now on the ground in Haiti, as well as from those volunteers, like myself, who are elsewhere, but following closely.  100% of all my social media activity has been focused on Haiti since the quake.  I have given my leads to my other agents and I'm only working on my ongoing deals during this crisis.  I'm also nursing a horrible cold and to make it worse, I'm not even taking my own advice: no chicken soup, no vitamin C or echinacea.  I live & breathe Haiti.  Wish me luck!

 

 

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

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 What an excellent resource Mirela, merci...

Posted by marti garaughty, a highly caffeinated creative type... (garaughty.com) almost 11 years ago

Denise:  Money is fine, but what we need right now more than anything else is activism.  Post info regarding this on your social media, contact your representatives, the media, etc.  There has been an amazing outpour of financial support, but the horrible coordination on the ground has kept most of it from reaching the people.  That's where we need to direct our attention.

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

 

Marti: Merci Beaucoup!

Les enfants vous remercie...

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Which one of the three videos got to you the most?  Please let me know after watching them, for I need the most moving one for something else.

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Solidad is going to be on CNN within seconds talking about this situation.  She's an ally.

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. 

Posted by Tim Becker (Keller Williams-Aeroplaza/Fountain) almost 11 years ago

Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. 

Posted by Tim Becker (Keller Williams-Aeroplaza/Fountain) almost 11 years ago

Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. 

Posted by Tim Becker (Keller Williams-Aeroplaza/Fountain) almost 11 years ago

Jesus love the little children, all the children of the world. 

Posted by Tim Becker (Keller Williams-Aeroplaza/Fountain) almost 11 years ago

I heard an agent say today "Why is it our job to help these people all the time? Why doesn't someone else do it?" Since I returned to the US from 12 years overseas I have been depressed over what many of us have become. After hearing some comments by radio commentators I was even more put off. Those who have been blessed have an obligation to help those who are less blessed through no fault of their own. Bill Gates, in my opinion, has a duty to give more help to others than Joe Schmoe who just gets by. And the fact is, he and his wife live up to their resposibilities. They give away millions. We have become a very smug country that in many ways is now more selfish (as a nation) than ever in the past. I find that sad.  "Help your neighbor "has turned into "Screw your neighbor" in just one generation. How very very sad. We no longer have the moral high ground in the world. My guess is that within 20 years we will no longer be a major player in the world and perhaps that is as it should be. We sure are mucking things up with our superior attitudes.

Posted by John Elwell, You Deserve a Full-Time Agent, Not Reduced Results (CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

Mirela.. I love to help children, and it tears my heart out on these orphans in Haiti.. I've been to Haiti in better times (if there were any), and they desperate times back then.

I know as American's we want to help were we can.  At this point our country is flood with illegal imigrants, and the unemployment is high.  I think help should start at home first.

 

Posted by Valerie Osterhoudt, ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889 (Johnson Real Estate, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

Mirela.. To continue.. Let's send them help, money, food and ways to rebuild.... whatever it takes.  But to bring more people into this country I (personally) think needs to be put on hold.

valerie osterhoudt

Posted by Valerie Osterhoudt, ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889 (Johnson Real Estate, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

thank you for the blog, a realtor I talked with today in Chilliwack is planning to go and and organizaiton on of my clients works for sent people and money last week. We can all do something even if give supplies, and resources to those that are going.

Posted by Clark Hitchcock, Realtor - Fraser Valley (Re/Max Nyda Realty Inc) almost 11 years ago

Clark:  We need nurses very badly.  Otherwise, Cash donations to reputable organizations already on the ground before the quake.  I have a link to the right of this blog for donations to Doctors Without Borders, one of my favorite organizations.  They have done so much good already and they are working non stop.  Not only that, but they have been a wonderful source of information about what's actually going on there. 

I also have a White House Link with the various endorsed organizations (also to the right of this blog).

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Mirela,  This just breaks my heart.  As a mother of 2 adopted children (from right here on our own soil), I can't imagine what these children are going through.  They have been through enough with the loss of their birth families and then to have to suffer this tragedy.  We ALL need to fight to get them out.  They deserve a chance at life but moreover, a chance at love. 

Valerie stated we have more than our share of illegal immigrants. I agree.   Boot their asses out if they didn't follow the law for the shot at the "American Dream".  I personally think that has NOTHING to do with these innocent children.   These kids have lost their families.  Many, thankfully, are too young to realize it.  Many, unfortunately, are not.  These children will need lots of love and understanding.  Why NOT bring them here if a family has the love to share.  I can't believe someone would want to deprive them of love that every human being deserves.   They aren't charity cases.  They have families that love them and want them.  Why is that a problem?????

I have to STRONGLY disagree with Valerie.  These kids need us.  Let's help.  God bless them. 

Amen to Tim!

Please let me know what I can do.  I"ll do anything you need me to do.  God Bless you Mirela, for being such an advocate for these kids.

 

Posted by Elizabeth Cooper-Golden, Huntsville AL MLS (Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group)) almost 11 years ago
The whole international adoption process needs to be overhauled and this would be an excellent time to start. I have two children adopted internationally. We had two children who languished in a Guatemalan orphanage for over 9 months because the INS couldn't get the paperwork done in a timely manner. I hope and pray that this is the beginning of improving the process for all adoptive parents all over the country. What is so annoying is that the illegals are welcome while those that are following the laws and US citizens are punished.
Posted by Kim Curran (RE/MAX Unlimited of Northern Virginia) almost 11 years ago

Mirela, thank you for posting this. The children who have waited for a year and more to be adopted from Haiti have already been in limbo during the long adoption process. To refuse them entry just because paperwork in Haiti has been buried is insane and inhuman. The parents who have spent their precious time to adopt these kids have copies of all the paperwork necessary to clean up the details after the fact -- let the children get to their forever families now and deal with paperwork later!  They aren't going anywhere... it's not like they are illegal immigrants who want to vanish into the U.S. system.  I'm with Kim, too -- the international adoption system is a total mess. Maybe this will be a chance for at least one country to clean it up through dealing with the crisis.

Posted by Shoshana Shay (St. Pete Realty) almost 11 years ago

I am also a big supporter of Doctors Without Borders and money donated to them right now goes to their Emergency Relief Fund which includes everything they were already doing in Haiti and from this point forward. That said, the Clinton-Bush fund was created to make sure money goes directly to Haiti relief so people know when they donate the money is being used well.

Posted by Shoshana Shay (St. Pete Realty) almost 11 years ago

Elizabeth:  If you'd like to help, please check out 

http://www.HumanitarianParole.com

They have specific directions for contacting your US Representatives. 

Also, by merely sharing this information with your friends via the social media will help spread the word.  The more people know about this, the better.  Time is of the essence.  These kids are literally perishing right before our eyes.

Kim and Shoshana:  I hope so.

Valerie: It is very difficult for me to wrap my head around what you are saying right now.  As a mother, my natural instincts are to just jump in and pluck that child out of harm's way.  Economics, politics, religion, race...  none of these things come to mind.  It's just an urgent need to protect the child.  Period!

John:  I hear you!  ...Yet, there are many, many, good, caring folks still around...  As a matter of fact, there is a new study that credits our species' survival to our compassionate side.  With all the bad all around, we are still good.  ...Made in the image of God...

 

 

 

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Featured @ Club Chaos

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

C: Thank you so very much for the support!  It's hard to believe this is unfolding as we are reading these words...

I thank my AR Family for their support and compassion!  The social media works.  Political pressure works. (hint...)

I'll throw an AR party when the very last one of these Angels is safe and cared for...

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Here is a picture that just came in on my Twitter stream.  It was taken today

 

 

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Good job in getting the word out, I have been following your tweets all day.

Am I too old to adopt? Been thinking about it.

Posted by Missy Caulk, Savvy Realtor - Ann Arbor Real Estate (Missy Caulk TEAM) almost 11 years ago

Missy: Are you kidding me? 

That lucky kid would go from Hell to Heaven if you became his mom...

Check out that White House Bulletin:

Latest White House update

It's meant for people who already have adoptions in process, but keep going back to it every few hours; it's ever changing...

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Wow... I keep thinking about the island that disappeared off of our shores back in the day. The waves took it completely out. I found out about it while showing homes in Far Rockaway... The entire NYC area is seated on a fault line. My heart hurts for Haiti and every nation that has had to suffer through this. I hope we can reach people who can really step in and help.

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

C:  Charleston is also on a main fault line.  Several states are on it.  We are all vulnerable.  Fortunately for us we have seismic bracing in most structures.  No matter how much we re-enforce, I still think that karma is the best protector...  :)

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Soledad just did another piece on this orphan crisis on CNN with Anderson Cooper.   She actually mentioned the possible Pierre Pan Operation. 

Operation Pierre Pan.

Can someone look into that?

 

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Mirela ~ It it so sad and desperate. I can barley look at the pictures. A little help from everyone no matter what form can do so much for all these people. Great post!

Posted by Monique Combs, Royal Shell Real Estate - Monique Combs (Royal Shell Real Estate ) almost 11 years ago
Blessings to you Mirela, I've reblogged this important message. May the compassion flow to these poor children in need of so much. Thank you for your work.
Posted by Frank Kliewer almost 11 years ago

This just in, but remember, it doesn't mean anything until it gets executed.  We've had a lot of rhetoric during this entire rescue operation, but it's turned into a media circus and people still have no food, water or medical care...

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/breaking-news/story/1432595.html

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

I posted this link from 60 minutes on FB this morning:

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6108550n


It compares the death in Haiti to the Holocaust!


Posted by Lane Midgett (1776 Real Estate Group Richmond, VA Local Expert ) almost 11 years ago

Mirela, thank you for the updates. We are all doing what we can to help the people in Haiti. Doctors Without Borders has been there since the beginning but I understand that they are in desperate need of supplies, food and water. Send them money so their people can get what they need.

Posted by Maria Morton, Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758 (Platinum Realty) almost 11 years ago

We need to ask some hard questions.  While the US has control of the only point of entry for vital supplies into Haiti - the airport, they have turned away much needed medical supplies and personnel, while celebrities and their entourage and security are tying up the airport.  This just can't continue!

Please read this latest update from Doctors without Borders.  Anderson Cooper just covered it.

http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/press/release.cfm?id=4165&cat=press-release

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Mirela, thank you so much for taking the time to share this post.  My prayers are with them... 

Posted by Yuno Marioni, - Your Home, My Goal - almost 11 years ago

Acts of God

Posted by Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED (RETIRED / State License is Inactive) almost 11 years ago

What an amazing story of survival!  At 8:11pm today, Jeanette is extricated from the rubble.

"Even if I die, I love you so much!  Don't every forget it!" she screams out to her husband from the rubble.  After several hours, she is rescued.  It's a remarkable story of survival.  She is in remarkably good spirits.  What a survivor! 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLn6TxIpqaI

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) almost 11 years ago

Hi Mirela,  Thank you SO much for posting this--I saw a news show on this and it just broke my heart.  I hope that something is done SOON for these orphans. 

Great survival story above too!

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, The right Charlotte REALTOR! (www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) almost 11 years ago

Mirela, very touching post.  What a tear jerker!  That was indeed a miracle.

People can contribute $10 by texting HAITI to 90999.

 

 

Posted by C. Lloyd McKenzie, Living Albuquerque almost 11 years ago

Mirela, the second video cast is the most informative.

Posted by Maria Morton, Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758 (Platinum Realty) almost 11 years ago

Mirela,

Thank you for your touching post.  There are many out there wanting children and now is the time to help these little ones from a horrible fate.

Posted by Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate (Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899) almost 11 years ago

Mirela,

Thank you for the links.  I have been trying to decide where to donate.  I also love the Doctors without Borders program. 

I also like the second vid best Rescuing Haiti's Orphans about the Children of God orphanage.

Yes I lived in Charleston, SC for about 10 years off and on Charleston is on a fault line.  If you go downtown you can see in the old buildings the plates on the sides of the buildings that are bolted to the earthquake rods that run the length of the buildings and help the buildings absorb the shocks. That was the technology over 100 years ago.

Posted by Larry Story, Total Care Realty, LLC, Greensboro, NC Real Estate (Total Care Realty) over 10 years ago

Hi Mirela.

While it's great that some people are caring I think these children should be able to stay in their country which is their home... their mother land. To rip a child from everything and everyone they have ever known especially for non-Americans can be traumatic so I hope that people donate to the American Red Cross instead.

That is also ripping out the next generation of Haitians against their will as they are not having a say in where they want to be. They did that to Native American babies on our soil and by displacing them from their mother land they are displacing them from their mother tongue.  It's understandable and commendable that some people want to help but adopting a child from another country such as Haiti may traumatize these children for life and/or contribute to the genocide of its people starting with their children.

If they had a say then yes but these children do not have a say and will be raised in another country... away from their roots and everything and everyone who are connected to them.  I hope that some people realize what damage can be done to the child by doing so and donate to the American Red Cross instead:

Donate $10 to the American Red Cross relief efforts by texting HAITI to 90999

http://american.redcross.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ntld_nolnav_text2help

Posted by Lana Robbins Realtor ® Licensed Real Estate Broker, Licensed in Florida, Washington, and Hawai'i (Aloha Kai Real Estate) over 10 years ago
Mirela, I so appreciate your heart leading the way to get this word out. The situation in Haiti is direly serious. My monetary support with back-up praying is in effect. Thank you Mirela. Thank you Active Rain for featuring this post.
Posted by Diane Rice, SFR, SRES, CNC ( Rice Prprty Mgmnt & Rlty, LLC, South Holland, IL) over 10 years ago

Mirela - I've been following your tweets and re-tweeting. Have re-blogged. Will call reps and donate to Doctors without Borders - my fav organization.

Thanks for all your work getting this information together.

Posted by Lori Cain, Midtown Tulsa Real Estate Top Producer (eXp Realty) over 10 years ago
Hi Mirela, This will be Re-Blogged, The new death toll I just saw in todays paper doubled from 100k-200k.... That is staggering for such a small nation.
Posted by Robert Rauf (HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ)) over 10 years ago
Hi Mirela - Thanks for posting this. It is gut wrenching to watch all this horror and destruction from afar. Those here that know me know that I am from Jamaica. My parents actually felt this quake so I am acutely aware that this could very easily have been my family and friends. I am sickened by people who respond with hatred at a time like this. At this point, love of other people should trascend racism and politics. I disagree with Lana (#46), while I think the Red Cross is a wonderful organization and deserves support, I do think for many of these children adoption is a way to a future. I think in normal circumstances when she says may be true but in this extreme situation it is impossible to expect children to survive with not one there to support them. There were many adoptions already underway before the earthquake hit and those especially should be expedited because the adoptive parents and he children have already begun to bond. I do think there are ways to leave your home and still remain connected and commited to it's survival.
Posted by Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh, A doctor who makes house calls. (Century 21 New Millennium) over 10 years ago

Mirela, I hope they can do something immediately for these children and somehow make it a priority to get them home.  I know the waiting for an adopted child while you go through all the red tape and it's agonizing.  This has to be even more so.  My children were both adopted from Colombia.  I hope they get these children home and will do what I can.

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) over 10 years ago

Mirela, I too was watching and praying for Jeannette as her rescue unfolded, she exemplifies faith.  I'm looking into learning more about Operation Pierre Pan.  Hopefully they will be able to surmount the red tape to help these little ones...  it breaks all our hearts when disaster strikes ~ but hurts deeper when the precious innocent little ones are involved...

Posted by Lee & Pamela St. Peter, Making Connections to Success in Real Estate (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Realty: (919) 645-2522) over 10 years ago

Incredible Doctors Without Borders Update

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

Very sad news: a 5th plane filled with medical staff and supplies was NOT allowed to land in Port au Prince just a short while ago.  In total, 85 tons of medical supplies have been kept from landing in #Haiti, while amputations are occurring without anesthesia, hard liquor is used to sterilize & gangrene is setting in & killing many.  Any ideas of what we can do to make the US allow this humanitarian aid in?  Star politicians are getting in, why can't medical aid be allowed entrance?  Doctors without Borders are experiencing hardship like never before.  Does anyone have any ideas of what can be done?

Latest Doctors Without Borders SOS

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

Mirela, I reblogged as well in hopes to get the word out all around the country.

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Vision Quest Realty) over 10 years ago

When you ask how she is feeling, 9 yr. old Wideline whispers two words, through her broken teeth: "hungry" and "scared" http://bit.ly/5f00Ct

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

Update on the Humanitarian Parole:

 

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

A DESPERATE PLEA OF HELP JUST COME ON MY HAITI TWITTER STREAM FROM AN ORPHANAGE WHERE 65 ORPHANS WITH ADOPTION PAPERS ARE DYING. THEY HAVE NO FOOD, NO WATER. TWO ARE DEAD ALREADY. PLEASE HELP! Here is the location: lat:18.55659574576912, long:-72.30873942375183 - PaP, not too far from Delmas 19.

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago
Hello Mirela, Thank you for posting and getting the word out. It is so heartbreaking.....hopefully help will come soon. Rita
Posted by Rita Minion (O'Brien Realty) over 10 years ago

Thanks for sharing the information on Haiti, Very informative. Great post.

Posted by Jeff Colby, President/CEO (OmniQuest Media Labs - Obeo Distributor) over 10 years ago

Hi Mirela.

There is also another organization that helps orphans in Haiti. They are Love a Child based out of Tampa Florida: http://www.loveachild.com/

They also offer sponsorship programs for those who want to help an orphan directly: http://www.loveachild.com/sponsorship/

To sponsor a child it's $24 per month. They help to feed over 5,000 Haitian children per day and sponsored children receive basic medical care.

91.6% of their fundraising goes to program services, 3.8% goes to fundraising, and 1.6% goes to administration costs.

 

Posted by Lana Robbins Realtor ® Licensed Real Estate Broker, Licensed in Florida, Washington, and Hawai'i (Aloha Kai Real Estate) over 10 years ago

For all of you who want to keep your finger on the pulse, here is a
Twitter list of people now on the ground in Haiti, along with
volunteers, journalists & officials associated with this effort.
Almost 200 of them on the list:

http://twitter.com/MirelaMonte/haiti

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

This just breaks my heart:

SpyDrMedia @calidoc99: @conneally Actual #'s in Orphanage: 56 Dead, 1 Dead Caretaker, 74 dying babies, ONE LONE Caretaker #Haiti #Help #GOD

This is unfolding right now.  I feel helpless.  What could possibly be more important than saving these innocent lives? 

My future votes will reflect my current anguish...

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

 

ORPHANS DYING – THEY NEED WATER NOW!!!


These are desperate cries from several people reporting babies and young kids (orphans) dying as I write these lines.  Here are their cries for help on Twitter.  All these SOS calls are mere minutes or hours long.  Please help!  I’m listing a few resources I know of at the bottom of this blog.  Please call your representatives, your pastors, the pope, God…  anybody!


1.

56 BABIES DEAD,74 BABIES DYING Notre Dame de la Nativité 8 bis rue Delvas fontamara 27 5092344754 Port. 50.94045154 #URGENT!

Actual #'s in Orphanage: 56 Dead, 1 Dead Caretaker, 74 dying babies, ONE LONE Caretaker

dead & dying babies @ Foyer Notre Dame Nativite in Fonta Mara Orphanage FONTAMARA 27, RUE DOUYON #76

Searching for GPS coordin's for Foyer Notre Dame Nativite in Fonta Mara Orphanage FONTAMARA 27, RUE DOUYON #76 #Haiti #HELP !!


2.

have to report another forgotten orphanage BBDF 38 Joseph GUIDE Clercine 22 Tabarre food meds water

 

3.

george st. delmas 32 between marcdieu street and delams 40 b URGENT NEED dying of hunger and thirst

 

US Embassy in Haiti

http://haiti.usembassy.gov/contact-us.html

 

White House Adoption Update

http://adoption.state.gov/news/Haiti.html

 

How to find your representative in Congress:

http://www.contactingthecongress.org/

 

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago

WONDERFUL NEWS TONIGHT: The family in the third video - The Howertons will be reunited with their son Kembert TONIGHT!!!  Isn't that amazing?  It's so wonderful to see so many happy reunions!  Thank you to all of you who participated in the letter writing campaigns, the re-blogs, etc.!!! 

There is still a lot more work ahead, but I am finally starting to see some results from all the hard work of so very many people, who did not give up the DREAM... 

Hope is a wonderful thing.  Without it we have nothing...

Keep dreaming; it works!

Posted by Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate (Buyers' Choice Realty) over 10 years ago
I have heard about the need for food, & the adoption efforts, It is wonderful to see the outpouring of support & aid for these unfortunate children. But I often wonder where are the methods of prevention? Why aren't there any programs to prevent all these unecessary pregnancys? Birth control may not be practical in most poverty stricken regions, but why not offer these women sterilization? Isn't that better than having to sell your child?
Posted by Claudia Efthimos, GRI,SFR,ASP,SRES (Signature Homes & Estates) over 10 years ago

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