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Northeast Hope for Haiti

People of the Northeast United States serving the people of Haiti


Our mission is to improve the health of the people living in the greater Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite region of Haiti.

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was hit with a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated the Caribbean country. Detailed reports of just how severe the destruction was motivated a group of doctors & nurses from North Country, NY to go to the people of Haiti and help as best they could. Under the sponsorship of New Hope Baptist Church in Watertown, New York the team traveled to Haiti and set up desperately needed health clinics. During that week, the team cared for 2,643 people.

The work that was accomplished and the destruction that was witnessed left it’s mark on each and every member of the team. It was decided to form a nonprofit organization to continue serving the people of Haiti. Northeast Hope for Haiti is an all volunteer team made up of doctors, pastors, deacons, nurses, construction workers, homemakers, etc. Through the efforts of Dr. Walter Dodard, a native of Haiti, we have a permanent base of operations in the village of L’Artibonite.




US Location

622 Washington St.
Watertown, NY 13601


Haiti Location

Louverture Street
Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite, Haiti


How you can help

There are many ways to help, and we would love to have you join our team. Some examples include joining a mission trip, collecting donated goods, or planning a fundraiser.

Read about our upcoming trips, current needs, or donate a few dollars. Help us serve the people of Haiti. We are always looking for people with a wide variety of backgrounds and skills to contribute to our mission.


Keep up with Northeast Hope for Haiti's trips and events by checking out our recent and upcoming mission trips, reading blog articles, and viewing the gallery.



There are two main types of medical mission trips NE Hope for Haiti operates: assisting the Petite Rivière with specialty surgeries & providing general medical care to the Petite Rivière region.


NE Hope for Haiti is constantly trying to improve how it serves the people of Haiti. Follow our Facebook page to keep up with our progress, see when trips are coming up, and what our constantly evolving needs are.


Pictures speak volumes.  Take a look at some pictures from past trips and events.  If you like what you see, support our mission by donating or get involved by volunteering your time.

Purchase a T-shirt to support our mission.

$15 per shirt and $3 for shipping.  $5 of every shirt goes directly to supporting every mission.