In the summer of 2013, Patrick and Lauren rescued 9 orphan children from a trafficking organization in Port-Au-Prince. They lived in Haiti for two years assisting Patrick in raising the kids, training up local Haitian staff and Directors, and establishing i’mME’s operations on the ground.
During their time working together in Haiti, the couple fell in love and were married in September of 2015. They moved from Haiti to Dallas where they now reside and operate the ministry headquarters. Patrick and Lauren now have three beautiful sons, Dash, Roman, and their brand new addition, Paxton. The boys travel with the couple to Haiti to spend time with their Haitian ‘family’