Kareen Dolce Named Executive Director Haiti

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (March 9, 2009) —The Board of Directors for Food For The Poor/Haiti has named Kareen Dolce as Executive Director/FFP Haiti Office. She will be responsible for FFP operations within the country, and provide a vital link to the organization in the United States. Food For The Poor is the foremost international relief and development organization serving the Caribbean and Latin America.

Mrs. Dolce brings a depth of knowledge about the country, as well as a passion for the people of Haiti to her new position. Her professional experience in management and finance will prove an invaluable asset as the organization’s work continues to expand in this critical area.

As an undergraduate at the Institut National d’Administration, de Gestion et de Haute, she received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Administration. Mrs. Dolce also holds an advanced degree from the Center for Financial, Economics and Banking studies in Paris, France. She graduated from that institution with honors in Development Management.

“We are pleased to have someone of Kareen’s expertise and passion join us in our mission to serve the poor in Haiti,” said Robin Mahfood, President and CEO of Food For The Poor.

Food For The Poor, the largest international relief and development organization in the United States, serves the poor of the Caribbean, Latin America and the U.S. Food For The Poor provides food, emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicines, educational materials, basic housing, support for orphans and the aged, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance. More than 96 percent of all donations received go toward programs that help the poor. For more information, visit www.foodforthepoor.org.

Contact:
Kathy Skipper
Public Relations Manager
(954) 427-2222 x 6614
kathys@foodforthepoor.com