by KDLT News
January 13, 2010 2:26 PM
Avera Health has a special connection to Haiti. They support the "Haitian Health Foundation" which helps people around the town of Jeremie on western end of Haiti.
They recruit doctors and nurses to volunteer their time volunteer coordinator, Kathy English says there has been some damage, but they believe everyone is safe. The Avera volunteers serve about a quarter of a million people in 120 villages.
Kathy English, Volunteer Coordinator says, "We'll respond to whatever the needs are and they will let us know Avera Health has a very close affiliation to the Haitian Health Foundation and they'll let the people know... The people at Avera will respond they are very generous."
The group was planning a trip in May, but may go sooner if needed.