By Barbara Dunlap-Berg

Haitian children eat a meal distributed by Bolivian United Nations peacekeepers.

They arrived in Haiti the day before the massive earthquake that rocked the nation Jan. 11, and only got back home to Indianapolis six days later.

But Kay and Gary Walla, mission volunteers from St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, are ready to go back to Haiti when the rebuilding starts.

“We are raising funds for immediate medicine and food needs, and gathering building supplies for a future trip,” Kay said. “We are looking for medical personnel who are going there now and willing to transport what we’re collecting.

“The Haitians are a hardy people. They can sleep on the ground, but without food and medicine, they’re going to die.”

Read the rest of their story and see a short TV interview with them online.