Gena Heraty Haiti Fund
Westport Marathon is delighted to announce its charity partner is the Gena Heraty Haiti Fund. Gena was born in Westport, Co. Mayo and has been living in Haiti since 1993. She has won the Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year Award for her work among poor and marginalised children in Haiti. She has completely dedicated her life to the children of Haiti. She is running a home for mentally and physically handicapped children who are suffering from hunger and infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, pneumonia, meningitis, tuberculosis and malaria.