Meet Adopt Haiti Project’s Executive Board


Ruben Pierre-Louis, President

Raymonde Charles Vice- President

Tiffany Winstead, Treasurer

Sha-Ron Pierre-Louis, Special Projects Coordinator

Eciane Patrick, Secretary

Floresa Banks, Event Consultant

Stephania Pierre, Community Engagement


The vision

Services Offered

Bringing Virginians and Haitians together through:

  • Cultural programs
  • Educational initiatives
  • Informational platforms
  • Social events

Sharing Haiti’s:

  • Strengths
  • Riches
  • Talents
  • Passion through the eyes and lives of Haitian people
  • Inspiring and advancing knowledge
  • Strengthening communities through the enrichment of Caribbean American culture
  • Funding education for children in Haiti


Establishing a cultural center to offer:

  • Educational programs
  • Exhibitions
  • Activities

Providing services such as:

  • Resume building
  • Career workshops
  • Offering assistance to Haitian immigrants relocating to the RVA area
  • Establishing a comprehensive resource center and serving as a liaison for the Haitian community in RVA
  • Career management services offered:
  •  Resume Writing
  •  Available resources
  •  Financial planning
  • Interview Coaching
  •  Salary Negotiations


Additional support includes:

  • Mock interviews
  •  Elevator pitches

Available for both students and adults
Contact us to learn more about this FREE service

Beyond fundraising, AHP is deeply committed to making a tangible impact within the Richmond community by offering volunteering opportunities and developmental services. This commitment extends to actively engaging with local initiatives, collaborating with community organizations, and providing hands-on support where it’s needed most. Whether through volunteer-driven projects, educational workshops, or community outreach programs, AHP seeks to empower individuals and families, foster community resilience, and create lasting positive change. By actively participating in the Richmond community, AHP aims to build bridges, cultivate relationships, and create a supportive network that benefits both Haitian immigrants and the wider community alike. Through these efforts, AHP strives to be a catalyst for social progress and inclusive community development in Richmond.


Becoming a Vendor at AHP’s Festival is easier than ever. Please click on this link and follow the instructions on the vendor application. 

Is there a way to volunteer with ahp in the richmond, va community?

Absolutely! AHP welcomes volunteers who are eager to make a difference in the Richmond, VA community. Whether you’re passionate about organizing events, assisting with educational programs, or lending a hand with fundraising efforts, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved. You can reach out to us directly through our website or social media channels to express your interest in volunteering. We’ll provide you with more information about current volunteer opportunities and how you can contribute your time and skills to support our mission of aiding Haiti and enriching the Richmond community.

when is ahp's caribbean festival

AHP’s annual festival typically takes place at the end of June of  each year. For the most accurate and up-to-date information on our festival dates and details, please visit our website or check our social media channels. We look forward to seeing you there!

What other social events does ahp host?

In addition to our annual festival, AHP hosts a variety of events throughout the year to engage the community and support our mission. These events may include our Haitian Flag Day celebration, Social workshops, volunteer events, and more.

tay tuned to our website and social media channels for updates on upcoming events and how you can get involved!


How do i get in contact with a member from ahp

Getting in touch with an AHP member is simple! You can reach out to us through various channels, including email, phone, or social media. Visit our website to find contact information for specific team members or use our general contact form to send us a message. Additionally, you can connect with us on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, where you can direct message us or leave a comment. We’re always happy to hear from you and ready to assist with any inquiries or collaborations you may have!