HOT 105 to Broadcast From Food For The Poor's Office in Coconut Creek to Help Haiti Earthquake Victims

Interviews available with Executive Director Angel Aloma, and staff in Haiti.

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2010) – In response to the earthquake in Haiti, HOT 105 FM will broadcast live from Food For The Poor’s office in Coconut Creek, Fla. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. So far almost 100 containers of urgently needed medical supplies, rice and canned food from Food For The Poor are ready to be distributed to the people of Haiti.

The Florida-based charity has a long history of providing relief in Haiti. Listeners are encouraged to donate online at www.foodforthepoor.org/haitiquake or by calling 1-800-487-1158. Local residents can also bring donations of canned fish, canned meat, canned milk and water to its headquarters at 6401 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, Fla., 33073. The charity cannot accept clothing.

“We appreciate the awareness HOT 105 is devoting to the devastating situation in Haiti,” said Angel Aloma, Food For The Poor’s Executive Director. “Our hearts and prayers are extended to the people of Haiti and their loved ones.”

Food For The Poor, the largest international relief and development organization in the United States, does much more than feed millions of hungry poor in 17 countries of the Caribbean and Latin America. This interdenominational Christian agency provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicines, educational materials, homes, support for orphans and the aged, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance, with more than 96 percent of all donations going directly to programs that help the poor. For more information please visit, http://www.foodforthepoor.org/

Contact:
Jennifer Leigh Oates
Public Relations
(954) 427-2222 x 6054
jennifero@foodforthepoor.com