- February 25, 2010
The Orange County Government, Kann Caribbean Kitchen Rum Bar and Bakery, Siplin Law and the National Haitian American Elected Officials Network are hosting an event in order to help residents that were affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti.
On Saturday, Aug. 14, the NHAEON received news that a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, heavily impacting the Southern Department, Nippes and Grand’Anse.
Homes in the area were destroyed, roads and ports are blocked, and bridges are down in the impacted areas. Reports also show weakened infrastructure that has limited telecommunications capabilities, making it harder for people to connect with their loved ones.
Tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 28, a Haiti Relief Drive-Thru Event will take place at Kann Caribbean Kitchen Rum Bar.
All proceeds for the event will benefit the efforts of the NHAEON, who are dedicated to supporting domestic policies, legislation and issues affecting Haitians living in the United States, according to their website.
The event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, visit the West Orange Chamber of Commerce website.