It has been bittersweet news that the time has come to say goodbye to our eldest boy, Francisco. Francisco has recently graduated from the D2C Family Home and has returned back to his village to live with his birth family. Francisco turned 19 years old this summer and it is D2Cʼs commitment is to offer […]
As the Devoted to Children Foundation celebrates 5 years of successful operation this summer, we are happy to announce a new phase and direction for D2Cʼs next 5 years. The first 5 years were mainly focused on opening our D2C Family Home and taking in our 8 special children, who had either been orphaned, abandoned, […]
In addition to math classes, we are now learning English this summer. Check out the children’s first session!
As D2C embarks on the next phase and 5 year plan, we are excited to announce our new Board of Directors. The D2C Board of Directors is proudly represented by 10 amazing and dynamic women, each of whom bring unique gifts and talents to create a diverse and empowered leadership. Each of these women are […]
When kids help kids it makes all the difference in the world! On behalf of the D2C family in Haiti, we would like to thank Conley Elementary School in Whitman, Massachusetts for their love and support. Over 250 students participated in a fundraiser event which raised $1500 to help support our programs in Haiti! Thanks […]
Are you looking for a life-changing experience to make a difference in the world? Do you have a desire to be of service and love to work with kids? We have the perfect volunteer trip for you! Join us in Haiti for our second annual D2C Summer Camp in collaboration with Lekol SOS school. The […]
It’s beach cleanup day here in Haiti! The beaches here are truly beautiful, but there is nothing more beautiful then watching a beach go from trash to treasure. Haiti needs our help. If you are interested in volunteering for one of our upcoming events, please email us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today is Mother’s Day, and while these eight kids don’t necessarily have their own biological mothers to give thanks too, they do have Kristin. Five years ago Kristin O’Connell felt inspired to travel to Haiti and create Devoted2Children, and that’s exactly what she did. She traveled to Haiti alone, just one woman, and found these […]
Music and dance are essential parts of Haiti’s history, tradition and culture. The foundation of Haitian music and dance can be found in the country’s African roots, particularly in the rhythmic drums; music also has elements that reflect both French and Spanish elements from periods of occupation. When Africans were taken to Haiti as slaves, […]
~ by Diane Gaillard, On-Site Director at D2C ~ A leap year and time for all those willing to make a leap of faith into their future, well at least that’s what I did. Yes, for the first time in eleven years, I leaped again and did what made me happy, I moved to Haiti. […]