Stolen Shoes of Haitian Earthquake Survivor Returned

Guivens Cemervil by Fabiola Coupet/Mercy Corps

Last month, WW reported the sad tale of one Mercy Corps employee. That Haitian staffer, a survivor of the 2010 earthquake in his home country, visited the United States for the first time last month (after losing every worldly possession in the quake) then had his shoes stolen while skiing at Ski Bowl.Well, today Mercy Corps got a call from Ski Bowl that the shoes had mysteriously reappeared more than ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Rogue of the Moment: The Guy (or Gal) Who Stole an Earthquake Survivor's Shoes at Ski Bowl


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If WW had a special Rogue award for unidentified, bad people, that award would most certainly go to one person this week: the jerk who stole the shoes of 28-year-old Guivens Cemervil at Ski Bowl on Thursday. Cemervil, you see, is a Mercy Corps program employee who one year ago, on Jan. 12, 2010, survived the magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Haiti. (He's at the head of the table in the photo above ...   More
 
Saturday, January 15, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Eat, drink, party and help: Local events to benefit Haiti (regularly updated).


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What can you do to help people affected by the horrific earthquake in Haiti? Eat, drink, shop, party and be merry. A huge number of local restaurants, venues and events are offering up a portion of their proceeds in the weeks to come to help Haiti relief efforts. A handful of amazing benefit concerts are in the works. Plus, lots of local groups are mobilizing to gather supplies. Opportunities ...   More
 
Monday, January 18, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Local events to benefit Haiti: What you can do to help this weekend and in the coming weeks.


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What can you do to help people affected by the horrific earthquake in Haiti? Eat, drink, shop, party and be merry. A huge number of local restaurants, venues and events are offering up a portion of their proceeds this weekend (and in the weeks to come) to help Haiti relief efforts. Plus, lots of local groups are mobilizing to gather supplies. We'll update this list as new info pops up in ...   More
 
Friday, January 15, 2010 NATALIE BAKER

A Portland Family's Haiti Story And How You Can Help


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For the hundreds of thousands of Haitians who want to get out of their devastated country today, here is a local Portland couple who wants to get in. Bagel Land has been a breakfast staple to the Northeast Fremont community for more than 30 years. Its owners, Bernard and Jackie Férère, are most often the ones that are take your order and toast your Cheddar Garlic for you. On the ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 India Nicholas

Haiti: How You Can Help


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Wednesday, January 13, 2010 HANK STERN

What One Intrepid Portlander Has Done To Help Haiti And How You Can Help


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Jeff Lorton, an unemployed graphic designer, couldn't afford to send a check to the Red Cross for Haiti relief efforts. But Lorton had a better idea: take out the middle man and work himself to send aid directly to Haiti. Here's what he did and how you can help this Sunday, Feb. 7: After the quake, Lorton spent a few hours researching on the Internet, making calls to disaster response organizations, ...   More
 
Saturday, February 6, 2010 Leah Dimatteo

A Doctor's Eyewitness Account From Haiti


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Dr. Tom Hoggard, a Portland surgeon working in Haiti with Medical Teams International, has worked on 15 previous relief missions with the Oregon-based international relief agency. That experience with refugee camps and rescue missions has included helping in Somalia in 1992 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But Hoggard said as horrific as the devastation he has witnessed before, this most recent ...   More
 
Friday, January 22, 2010 Leah Dimatteo

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