To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Many Hands for Haiti, Tim Brand is sharing the inspiring stories of the people, the experiences, and the organizations that have played a vital role in making Many Hands what it is today. We stand on the shoulders of those that came before us.

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Futurecasting

Pastor Kevin is also one of wisest people I know. He prays fervently, reads ferociously, and serves tirelessly. His words carry weight, planting seeds of truth to those who listen.

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Learning from Great Teachers

Many Hands for Haiti stands on the shoulders of teachers like Ms. Ann Wegand, who love people where they are and at the same time, hold a belief of what they can become.

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An Adventure with our Father

It is the end of October, 2011, and I am at a loss. I’m completely unsettled with my life, knowing it is splintering apart…I cried out to God and said, “Lord, what must I do?”

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Servant of the King

There is no Many Hands for Haiti without Larry Madole. Larry understands to love people, you go to where they are…That is what servants of the King do: love and live life with people.

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Perseverance Against All Odds

At 36 years old, Ralph had the world in his hands. Then one day, he had a headache. It got worse and worse, until he ended up in the hospital. After emergency surgery, his entire left-side of his body was completely paralyzed. The year was 1958 and Ralph was my Grandpa De Cook.

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Annalise Ynocent

The smell of death is seared into my memory. No matter how much I try to forget it, I can’t, because on March 3, 2013, my world collided with Annalise Ynocent.

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Small Actions Have Legacy Potential

Sitting on the back of a well-worn donkey, a 43-year-old man ascends up a winding path towards a fortress called the Citadelle. At 6’1”, 200 pounds, black with gray-streaked hair, and sweat dripping down his back, this man is wildly out of place. He is one of the few...

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