All proceeds will go to the Little Sisters of St. Therese in Haiti
Come and enjoy talented teen singers from many of the East End schools including Montauk, East Hampton, Ross, Mercy, Mattituck and Westhampton Beach. Judges and the audience will vote to choose our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Listen to humanitarian songs and support a great cause!
The Little Sisters of St. Therese have been a presence in Haiti for 61 years. The Petites Soeurs operate 26 elementary schools, 6 secondary schools, and a teacher training school, all based on the “education rentable” model, so the children learn vocational skills as well as academics. They also accept 30 to 40 women into each of their 15 Centres Feminines or Home Economics Centers each year. Here they learn reading, nutrition, cooking, child development, sewing and many other skills during this three-year program.
At 80 small centers throughout the mountains, workers perform monthly weigh-ins for infants and children and give supplements and nutritional counseling to mothers. Children are vaccinated and the health of pregnant women is monitored. Children with severe malnutrition can stay and recuperate at the centers for one to eighteen months. The sisters also manage 2 nursing homes for the elderly, 1 TB sanitarium, 20 dispensaries, and 2 farms where they process food.
To learn more about the Little Sisters of St. Therese, please visit these websites:
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