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Help Heal Haiti group spends Spring Break giving back

Some Butler University students spent Spring Break in Haiti strengthening their relationship with its people. Nine Butler students, part of Butler’s Help Heal Haiti chapter,  spent their week with orphans, at a disability center and in clinics and schools in Haiti. The group spent time in Saint-Louis-du-Nord and the village of Beauchamp. In Beauchamp, rain

Students Help Heal Haiti

A little more than two years after a devastating earthquake killed hundreds of thousands of people in Haiti—a country already suffering from political upheaval, public health problems and poverty—students at Butler University are working to improve the lives of Haitians. This week is Help Heal Haiti Week on campus, sponsored by the Butler Chapter of

Open Mic Night for Haiti draws crowd

Butler University students showcased their talent to raise more than $300 at “Open Mic Night for Haiti” on Sept. 24 in the Reilly Room. The event was organized by junior Winford Parker to benefit Partners in Health, an organization that makes health care more affordable for those in need. Parker said that when the doors

Haiti benefit to showcase Butler students

On Jan. 12, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, leaving at least 2 million people homeless. Eight months later, many Haitians are still homeless and the damage is still evident. In an effort to help out, “Open Mic Night for Haiti” will be held on Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. in the Reilly Room. Junior