News & Updates

16 Sep 2019 Urgent Update

Hello dear friends, The past seven months since Gord and I were evacuated out of Haiti have just flown by. This has been the longest we have been away from the mission in many years, and as much as it's been wonderful to be home with our kids, we miss our Haitian family very much. For those who do not know the details, in February when the uprisings started in Haiti, our kids started a Go-Fund-Me page to raise money...

Read More

19 Feb 2019 Updates re: civil unrest

Much has happened the past few days. A very successful GoFundMe was initiated to enable our team of nurses to rent a helicopter and fly to the airport in Port-Au-Prince. They are now back home.  Gord and Heather then decided due to the escalating trouble and violence to leave as well.  A GoFundMe campaign to help them with helicopter costs as well was started by their children and it was also successful. Gord and Heather safely arrived home early Wed morning.. ...

Read More

28 Feb 2018 Thanks Peterborough Paramedics Team!

Peterborough Paramedics team worked hard this week. Two clinics on our compound, one in Grand Goave and one in the mountains met many needs here in Haiti. Their elderly care was so appreciated too....

Read More

11 Sep 2017 Irma update and school opening

We all survived hurricane Irma and our new school finally opened this morning!! Yay! The kids are so excited. We even have a 16 year old in grade 3. Gord and I are waiting at the PaP airport for a flight home after 3 cancellations. God has been gracious. Thank you all for your prayers. ♥      ...

Read More

07 Sep 2017 Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is due to hit our area in Haiti at 2:00am Thursday. It's in the north now and the radio is broadcasting danger warnings continually, telling people to stay somewhere safe. No one in this village has anywhere safe :(...

Read More

06 Dec 2016 2016 YMCA Peace Medal recipients

Gord and Heather Rodin, founders of Hope Grows Haiti were presented with the 2016 YMCA Peace medal on Friday Nov 25, 2016. "It is an honour and a privilege to accept this award. This means so much to us. Thank you to the YMCA and City of Peterborough." ~ Heather Rodin ...

Read More