MITCHELL, SOUTH DAKOTA –LaGonave Alive! is nonprofit organization for Haiti. The group is coordinated by Bruce Blumer, Executive Director of the Dakotas United Methodist Church, and member of Mitchell First United Methodist Church.
LaGonave Alive! is just beginning. The goals are to raise awareness of the island of LaGonave and its’ unique issues, to provide scholarships for students and assistance for schools, and to enhance the health of the people and their access to medical care. Current projects include:
A Haiti Scholarship Rummage Sale was held on August 16, 2013. $2051 was taken in and sent to help students go back to school in LaGonave. There is a long list of students and teachers that need assistance, these funds be a great help!