Lisa Rueff, Founder and Fundraiser
Lisa Rueff has accomplished more in the last 5 years than most people do in a lifetime. She has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for global causes, focusing on sustainable solutions to provide basic needs for women and children. She has been leading international humanitarian trips for over 12 years, encouraging her participants to discover the joys of philanthropy and volunteer work. She has coordinated and led over 20 volunteer trips to Jacmel. She helped start up the Do it For the Love Foundation (a wish-granting non-profit for people with life-threatening illnesses to meet their favorite musical artist) and partnered with Virgin Unite and led international philanthropic “Connection Trips” worldwide with Ambassadors Richard Branson and Her Majesty Queen Noor. She created a revolutionary new board game called Sparked, to create more inspiration, connection and empowerment worldwide. Her most recent endeavor is Collective Hearts, to generate and spread love and generosity worldwide. To learn more about Lisa, visit www.collectivehearts.net. More than anything, she loves finding ways to connect and empower people to their highest potential, purpose and passions. Lisa is on a heart-based mission to ignite and amplify more LOVE worldwide.
Philip Schneider, Founder and Fundraiser
A former investment banker, Philip is now a business development consultant and operator to for-profit companies that support non-profit endeavors. He was a founding partner in Acre Partners LLC and LL Ventures LLC, boutique New York/London investment banks. The firms focused on real estate and technology investments, managing and raising over $500 million in private client and corporate funds. Philip left the investment banking world to work with actor Misha Collins on building content, products and online crowdsource platforms (such as GISHWHES) that entertain and inspire while generating funds to support non-profits. He sits on the board of the non-profit Random Acts, an organization inspiring thousands to commit random acts of kindness worldwide, and is a co-founder and on-going supporter of the Jacmel Children’s Center in Haiti.
Misha Collins, Founder and Board President/Co-Founder of Random Acts
Misha stars as Castiel the angel on The CW’s thriller, Supernatural. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he is a published poet, former White House intern, and organizer of the world’s largest scavenger hunt GISHWHES (the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen).
Cinde Monsam, Fundraising Coordinator and Board Member of Random Acts
Cinde is a board member and former Executive Director of Random Acts, a non-profit that is the primary funder of the Jacmel Children’s Center. Currently an executive in the aviation industry, with 31 years of business management experience, she leads the team of talented, dedicated staff volunteers. Cinde is longtime supporter of community activism and is or has volunteered with 4-H, Girls Scouts, United Way, American Red Cross, Humane Society, Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society, community food banks/pantries/soup kitchens, Optimist Clubs, Junior Achievement, and her church’s mission and outreach programs. Cinde says, “I sincerely believe and enthusiastically support the mission of the Random Acts organization. Kindness should be fundamental to our interaction with each other. At Random Acts, we hope to provide the path that leads others to instill kindness in every action with every person, every day.”
Stephania Livette, Assistant Children’s Supervisor
Stephania cleans and washes the kids. She is responsible for the children’s hygiene and care. She also helps with the feeding during the 3 meals a day.
Marjorie Jean Louis, Assistant Children’s Supervisor
Marjorie plays with the kids, helps with their maintenance, from bathing them to helping brush their teeth. She also helps at their school.
Nadia Belizaire, House Mother
Nadia and her husband Onike love the kids their own. They are very concerned for the kids well-being and are dedicated to the future of these kids.
Onike Etienne, House Father
Onike and his wife Nadia live at the orphanage and treat the children as their own. They are loving, nurturing, thoughtful and so attentive to the kids.
Marguerite Exil, Cleaner
Marguerite cleans the orphanage. She has meticulous attention to detail and is very hard-working. She was the first employee of the orphanage months before it opened.
Agathe Louis, Cleaner
Agathe hand-washes, hangs and then folds all the children’s laundry everyday. She also helps with the children’s hair and their overall maintenance.
Ironne Alexis, Cook
Ironne prepares breakfast, lunch and dinner for the 15 kids. She also cleans all the dishes, pots and pans by hand.
Romelus Dieupher, Guardian
Romelus is the watchman of the orphanage. He is in charge of security and monitors every visitor coming through the orphanage.