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11 church volunteers from Woodbury safe and sound after Haiti quake, trying to get home


Eleven volunteers from the Five Oaks Community Church here who are in Haiti on a mission trip to assist with an orphanage project are safe and well after the 7.0 earthquake hit the country on Tuesday, according to their church pastor.

The volunteers traveled to Haiti on Saturday to assist with the construction of All God's Children orphanage in Fedja, Haiti. Fedja is about 45 miles north of the country's capitol of Port-au-Prince.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.