The students of American Institute School of Health Careers hosted a benefit party February 13th to raise funds for the benefit of Haiti earthquake victims, and sold concessions and tickets in addition to raffle tickets for 3 prizes (digital camera, karaoke machine, and iPod ShuffleTM)
AISHC is currently partnering with the City of Lauderdale Lakes as a community partner in the City’s relief effort. Lauderdale Lakes has the 5th largest population of residents of Haitian ancestry in the country (Source Wikepedia). With South Florida, in general, being a primary site of Haitian immigration, and the student population as well as staff and faculty including a significant percentage of Haitians and Haitian-Americans it was clear that they needed to capitalize on our prior community involvement as a means by which to facilitate community initiated relief efforts.
AISHC is currently listed as an official Haitian Earthquake Relief Donation Drop off site in the City of Lauderdale Lakes. All donations received at this institution will be picked up on a weekly basis by Food for the Poor an organization that has a long and strong commitment of humanitarian aid with the country of Haiti.