“The thing about South Georgia is that we don’t have disasters of that scale. We have a tornado come through and it’s horrible. We have a really bad rainstorm and get some flooding, but to have everything collapse ... this part of the country just doesn’t have those kinds of disasters.”
Landis said his $10,000 donation has pretty much wiped out his savings, but he considers it money well spent. And he advises others to open their hearts.
“Follow your heart and don’t second guess it, and really consider giving to Partners in Health because they’re going to be able to make a long-term difference in Haiti,” he said.
To learn more, visit pih.org.