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Helping Haitians Smile Again

Clowns for Haiti

Clowns for Haiti raise awareness, fundraise, and are helping re-build and bring the fun back to Haiti and Haitian school children. Wear the official costume and become a Clown for Haiti. Tell us your ideas for raising fun. Join the Clown movement.



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4 months ago

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Greetings all as tge festivd season is open us ..and tge FUN begins..!
Wellnin.4 weeks Dr P J..Treacy and myself will be heading to see for ourselves and help a bit more with the School /Music Centre /Church..built in Brians honour...!..Its a veey sad time for us all loosing Brian..but this "gift if live "to Pastor Bonni and tge communitu Brian and us all loved..will help ease tge pain..of his passing..
We have launched a GO FUND .site towards bringing some sanra the Uganda and if you have a spare 5 woukd gelp buy a small Christmas gift...and brighten up some childs day..!
God bless and thank you all for tjoughts and prayers and help over the years .....
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Two Countries
An Earthquake
Clowns Take Action
Friendships Begin
Learning Together
Endless Possibilities

Hello. We’re Clowns for Haiti, An Irish Charity Helping Haitians Smile Again. Thank You For Stopping By. Don’t Be Shy. Tell Us Your Ideas. Help Us Raise Funds. Get Involved.

Haiti and Ireland; two islands with no land between them. Haiti nine million people, and Ireland five million people. There were 4,000 schools in Haiti, 3,640 of which were destroyed. The two Petes went as Clowns to Haiti after the earthquake to help. The Irish clowns made Haitians smile again.

Clowns for Haiti consists of seven great volunteers who love Haiti and have remained with the project since the very start. They are Lady Clowns Denise and Patricia, and Clowns Brian, Charles John, Don, and the two Pete’s. Many other friends and organisations have helped and supported us along the way.

Once rebuilt, a Haitian school will be twinned with an Irish school. Funds go to resourcing schools, linking children via performing arts.

Students and teachers will learn about and visit each other’s country. This long term project starts with Irish and Haitian students during their primary school years.

The Clowns are very grateful to each of our volunteers and their contribution over the years. By creating and running ‘FUN’raising Clown events in Ireland, we have helped build a beautiful primary school outside Port Au Prince. It is run by our brilliant Haitian friend Chery. Clown President for Life Pete and Charles John named the school ‘St Patricks on The Hill’. It has a green rooftop! It is a good news story! More great initiatives are on the way! Keep following us.

Peter HanleyCo-Founder

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Because we Care.

Since 2010, Clowns for Haiti has delivered hundreds of performances and workshops to communities in both countries in an effort to raise awareness of Haiti’s plight.

Our Mission.

Is to Fundraise and Re-build.

Clowns for Haiti is a Dublin-based charity working to re-build and resource schools in Haiti by raising funds, supporting performing arts and bringing fun to Haiti.

What We Do.

Make Haitians Happy.

The children of the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere need our help. Partner with us and help bring a little joy and hope into the lives of these children.


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The Head Clowns

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Wear the official costume and become a Clown for Haiti. Tell us your ideas for raising fun. Join the Clown movement.



6 Lower Kimmage Road, Harolds Cross, Dublin 6
+ 353 87 2577639 / + 353 86 2 568 569

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The Party Shop Donnybrook, Mulberry Ln, Dublin 4
+353 1 269 3939

+ 353 87 2577639 / + 353 86 2 568 569

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