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Hands Up for Haiti

Founded in 2010

Hands Up For Haiti is a medical humanitarian organization committed to improving the quality and sustainability of health care in northern Haiti. We partner with the Haitian medical community by sending medical teams, supplies and equipment and through supporting education, ongoing training, clinical work and capacity building.

Organization Type

Medical Focus

  • Primary Care

Focus Areas

  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Nutrition
  • Patient and Community Education
  • Training for Healthcare Providers
  • Water Sanitation Hygiene

Typical Number of Trips Per Year


Does your organization have experience responding to humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters?


Is emergency response one of your organization’s main activities, or is it conducted only occasionally?

One of our activities

What are the main focus areas of your organization’s response activities?

Primary Care

Does your organization respond in a specific country(ies), or wherever your services are needed?

Specific countries

Contact Details

Contact Name: Karen Schecter

Role/Title/Position: Director of Programs and Operations


Telephone: 914-523-6572


PO Box 913, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, US
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