Father Rick Frechette, Director of Medical Services, Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos™ International, will be the first speaker at the Global Health Conference on October 12, 2012 at Akron Children’s Hospital. Frechette will speak and sign copies of his book, Haiti: The God of Tough Places, the Lord of Burnt Men, at a dinner and silent auction that night at 6 p.m. at St. Nicholas Banquet Center, 755 S. Cleveland Ave., in Mogadore. The event is sponsored by Akron Children’s Pediatric Global and will benefit St. Damien’s Hospital, a children’s hospital in Port-u-Prince. The two hospitals have an affiliation agreement and doctors and nurses from Akron Children’s visit St. Damien’s on a regular basis to provide care and develop programs. Learn more about the fundraiser.
The videos below present some of the work done by Father Rick Frechette in the slums of Haiti and him speaking about his work.
Vanity Fair also featured Father Frechette in a series titled Healing in Haiti. Watch part one with Father Rick Frechette.
Fr. Rick Frechette on poverty in Haiti
Fr. Rick Frechette – Strength
Father Rick Frechette, C.P. speaks about the present conditions in Haiti
Father Rick Frechette NPH Haiti 2010