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About Us

The Haitian Center of Evansville was founded to help the Haitian community thrive and grow. We partner with other community organizations to meet the needs of the blossoming Haitian population in our area. 

United Way of Southwestern Indiana is serving as the fiscal sponsor of The Haitian Center of Evansville. Donations to support The Haitian Center of Evansville should be made payable to United Way of Southwestern Indiana, with The Haitian Center of Evansville noted. All charitable gifts will be used for the sole purpose of supporting The Haitian Center of Evansville. None of these donations are retained by United Way of Southwestern Indiana.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide resources to the Haitian population of Evansville and the surrounding area in one central location. These resources will help them achieve independence, increase overall wellbeing, and enhance future community development.

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Our Vision

Our vision is the successful integration of the Haitian population into the Tri-State area while maintaining their cultural identity.

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Meet Our Team

Our board is made up of a diverse group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds who are dedicated to providing resources to help the Haitian community in Evansville grow and thrive. 

Gelina Mascoe: FC Tucker Emge

Elysse Ruggles: Lumiere D'Education Foundation

Margaret Stuckey:
United Way of Southwestern Indiana

Guillermo Guevara: ECHO Community Healthcare

Dr. Pearl Quartey: Deaconess

Lisa Peter: Community Advocate 

Moise Duge: Haitian Association of Indiana

Sarah Jenkins: Deaconess 

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