volunteering

Grace 4 Haiti has a wide and diverse volunteer and donor group.  The board of directors and the missionaries are from different backgrounds and religious affiliations.   Provision and funding have come from many organizations and individuals, such as, Grace Lutheran Church and School, Juan Diego Catholic High School, Raymond James Financial Services, Pacific Plant Growers, Morgro Inc., Zions Bank and many individuals.  If you or your organization would like to volunteer please contact us: Grace4Haiti.org@gmail.com

Debbie Schmidt​​ is the treasurer of Grace 4 Haiti.  She is a member of Grace Lutheran Church, she Is currently serving on the school board. She is a grandmother of 4 and keeps very busy. She is also co-owner of Pacific Plant Growers.  In her  2 mission trips to Haiti, she has found a love for the people of Haiti. Her passion is the children.  Debbie has a deep love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is this strength that has brought her to help those in need in Haiti.​

recent programs

Purchased a truck and donated it to local community leaders to earn income for local churches.  Refurbished a shipping container into a two-room space for a medical clinic or a bakery.

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and feed.

Grace 4 Haiti

our leadership team

Cheryl Masinelli is the Chairwoman of Grace 4 Haiti.
Her first trip to Haiti was in May of 2010, just 4 months after the devastating earthquake that struck Port-au-prince . Since then she and her husband has traveled to Haiti over 10 times.
She has participated in projects as diverse as digging water wells, building schools, providing medical care , feeding and clothing orphans and more. 
Cheryl has developed and led many  VBS programs that made use of imagery, theater, and arts and crafts , bringing the  love of Christ to  100’s of Haitian children in several parts of Haiti.
She has been married to  Pastor Anthony Masinelli of Grace Lutheran Church Sandy ,Utah for 26 years. She is a mother of 5 and is  in charge of Missions outreach for Grace which serves several  local , national and international outreach programs.

Bob Schmidt is the Vice President of Grace  4  Haiti.  His first trip to Cap Haitien, Haiti was in October, 2015. It was a life changing experience.
For the past 15 years he has owned operated Pacific Plant Growers, an indoor foliage nursery located in Lehi, Utah.  As a life long Lutheran, he has held many positions in the Lutheran Church.  Currently he is serving as Vice Chairman of the Governing Board at Grace Lutheran Church in Sandy, Utah.  It is his hope and goal to help feed and nourish the children and spread the news of Jesus Christ to all the people of Haiti.

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