ERT Assists Friend Ships’ Preparations for Haiti

Spirit and Integrity

Friend Ships’ Spirit with the MV Integrity in the background.

Half of Unit 42’s ERT recently deployed to assist Friend Ships in their preparation to transport relief supplies to Haiti. Friend Ships is a Christian ministry which specializes in the overseas transport of  supplies for disaster relief and humanitarian aid.


Much of the men’s time was spent palletizing, waterproofing, and shrinkwrapping donated food and relief supplies for shipment to Haiti. Here the men are packing soy grits.


Waterproofing pieces of the emergency radio station for shipment.


Shrink wrapping a pallet of food.

walking to ship

Most of the ship was loaded by forklift but the men eagerly jumped in as needed to load items by hand.


Friend Ships will be setting up a base camp in Haiti to provide ongoing medical relief as well as relief distribution. Here the men move supplies to be packed for use in the base camp.

Group picture project small

The ALERT team with a few of the pallets they packed in the background. These men distinguished themselves by their eagerness to work and servant’s hearts doing whatever was asked of them to prepare the ship to sail.  In four days they were able to pack 200+ pallets of food, medical supplies which will be used to demonstrate Christ’s love to the people of Haiti.

One Comment

  1. McKenzie Family says:

    We’re proud of all of you young men! Thank you for being the hands and feet of our Lord Jesus!

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