AHA News |  

Humanist Charities Supports Emergency Medical Access for Haitian Women

Humanist Charities proudly supports the Children of the Border project to raise funds for the women of Haiti and the Dominican Republic to have safe, emergency medical treatment and access to safe birth control and education on family planning.

Children of the Border is a project led by Sebastian Velez, evolutionary biologist at Harvard University, and a committed group of Humanist volunteers serving people in some of the most impoverish areas of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

The situation for pregnant women in Haiti is dire . A small van, often broken or already in use, functions as the only hospital ambulance for 15,000 people. And women and men who have recently undergone tubal ligation or vasectomy surgery do not have safe and clean housing outside the hospital during the recovery period. Your help is greatly needed. Give today.

Your contribution can help hundreds of women receive proper medical treatment, including emergency ambulance service, access to ultrasound equipment, and a clean environment post-childbirth.

Right now, Humanist volunteers are working to build a Community Health House to provide these services to the women and men of Haiti and purchase additional vehicles to provide speedy ambulance service to women in labor. Your generous support right now will bring us one step closer to providing the emergency medical treatment these women desperately need.

Donating through Humanist Charities is fast, secure, and allows Humanists like you the comfort in knowing that your dollars will be an unambiguous Humanist means of supporting relief efforts. Your support today can save not just one woman’s life, but many others.

Donate now!

To send your donation by mail, please send a check (payable to Humanist Charities) to
Humanist Charities
1777 T Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009-7125

or call 800-837-3792 to donate by credit card.

# # #

The American Humanist Association (www.americanhumanist.org) is the oldest and largest Humanist organization in the nation. The AHA is dedicated to ensuring a voice for those with a positive outlook, based on reason and experience, which embraces all of humanity.

American Humanist Association

Check out what the AHA staff is watching! http://thehumanist.com/arts_entertain...

1 days ago

American Humanist Association

Here's another installment of Carl Coon’s ongoing “A Short History of Evolution”...

2 days ago

American Humanist Association

Five Non-Magic Words: “How Can I Help You?” Advancing the Humanist Chaplaincy h...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

On this day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia C...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

We're happy to welcome a new affiliate, Deltona Humanist, to the American Humani...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Idaho Humanists, check out this Summer Day Camp for Kids! For more information...

3 days ago

American Humanist Association

Check out Executive Director Roy Speckhardt's new Huffpost article, Pandora's Bo...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Freedom from Religion in Kazakhstan: An Interview with Atheist Blogger Aleksand...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Today is A. Philip Randolph's 125th birthday. He was the American Humanist Assoc...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

Did you know about some of these official State Symbols? http://thehumanist.com...

4 days ago

American Humanist Association

The Humanevangelist: Skyfall, Humanist Style by Clay Farris Naff. http://thehu...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Would you, or someone you know, be a good fit for the American Humanist Associat...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Here is an interesting letter to the editor of The Press Enterprise. http://www...

5 days ago

American Humanist Association

Happy 271st Birthday Thomas Jefferson! Read Jefferson's wall of separation lett...

6 days ago

American Humanist Association

Oh good so there are options... Happy Friday Everyone!! http://obscureinternet....

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

The Bible According to Thomas Jefferson. http://thehumanist.com/magazine/march...

7 days ago

American Humanist Association

We are getting ready! Are you? Register today! http://conference.americanhumani...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Inheriting the Wind by Daniel Thomas Moran! http://thehumanist.com/arts_enterta...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Throwback Thursday! What did the July/August, 1981 issue of the Humanist magazi...

8 days ago

American Humanist Association

Oh good! Now we can all relax... Science is here! Four Blood Moons: Total Lunar...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

Check out this info-graph from the Public Religion Research Institute. http://...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

Rules Are for Schmucks: House Rules. By Luis Granados http://thehumanist.com/ne...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

Another installment of Carl Coon's A Short History of Evolution. This week's top...

9 days ago

American Humanist Association

AHA's Matthew Bulger reports from On The Hill. http://thehumanist.com/news/nati...

10 days ago