'I'm United for Haiti' Website Connects Users With Rebuilding Efforts, PADF Says

Jun 30, 2010, 16:07 ET from Pan American Development Foundation

www.ImUnitedforHaiti.org features videos, field reports and more

WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A robust website called "I'm United for Haiti" launched today to keep people informed about the Pan American Development Foundation's recovery and reconstruction work in Haiti. www.ImUnitedforHaiti.org

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"PADF and its partners continue to work to improve the lives of Haitians after this disaster, and the I'm United for Haiti website is an ideal way to follow our progress," says John Sanbrailo, executive director of PADF. "I invite people to visit the special site since it is a perfect way get to know our Haiti projects, staff and beneficiaries a little better."

I'm United for Haiti includes videos, photos, reports from the field and feature stories, as well as an opportunity to donate to support PADF's on-the-ground efforts. Other features are planned for the future, including an interactive map of key projects.

"Donating via the website I'm United for Haiti is a safe and secure way to contribute to PADF's efforts in the field. You may also call our toll-free number (877) 572-4484," Sanbrailo says. "As a non-profit, your donation to PADF is tax deductible."

During the eight weeks after the massive earthquake, PADF and its partners – which include the Organization of American States and Hollywood Unites for Haiti – assisted more than 300,000 people and moved in more than 250 tons of supplies. PADF's work continues throughout the country. Learn more at www.ImUnitedforHaiti.org.

About PADF

PADF is a non-profit organization established in 1962 to promote, facilitate, and implement social and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the past year, it had more than 5.6 million beneficiaries in 18 countries.

PADF is one of the largest non-governmental organizations in Haiti. With nearly three decades of work on the ground, PADF now manages a large portfolio of activities ranging from community-driven development to protecting human rights. www.ImUnitedforHaiti.org

PADF is based in Washington, D.C., and has field offices in Haiti, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and elsewhere. www.padf.org

Donations: (877) 572-4484

SOURCE Pan American Development Foundation