2. Foundation director Mallery Neptune will share in pictures and in words the current living conditions in Haiti. People continue to suffer greatly after the devastating earthquake. Updates will be given on the children and staff of Hope House, and information will be shared on how to become involved withthe program.
3. Neptune, 24, was born and raised in Midland. By the time she was in third grade, she wanted to build an orphanage in a third world country. At 16, she began taking mission trips to Haiti and continued to take and lead two or more trips a year though college. In 2007, Mallery founded Haiti Foundation Against Poverty to assist orphans and widows. She graduated in 2008 from Cornerstone University. Since graduation, she has built a Christian school for children living in the poorest slum in Haiti, along with medical clinics, a women’s rescue home, a food distribution program, and a women’s business program. Neptune moved to Haiti in January 2010, and has completed her dream by opening an orphanage for severely malnourished and orphaned children. She lives in Haiti directing all of HFAP’s programs.
For more information: haitipoverty.org.
Why you should attend:
Learn about the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty from the foundation’s founder and director, Mallery (Thurlow) Neptune.