Island Impact Ministries started in 2003 by Rob and Kelli Nelson, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing medical help, education, and construction assistance to the people of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Rob is from Southampton, NY and is an ordained minister and has been a missionary for 17 years working to provide education for the poorest of the poor. Kelli is from Binghamton, NY. She is an RN and BSN who has also served for 18 years as a missionary. They have lived in Haiti for eights years and the Dominican Republic for seven. The Nelson's now reside in Florida with their three children, Holly 20, Ryan 17, and Eric 13.