Reiser Relief Inc. is a volunteer run non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded by Father Bernard Reiser, who had been involved with Haiti outreach programs since 1996. Reiser Relief is a Minnesota based organization and it's mission is to provide relief, hope and dignity to the poor, elderly and homeless people of Haiti.
Comments from Artist Mark Sanislo: “The portrait of Father on the cover of his book was originally painted and unveiled in 1999 for his 50th jubilee celebration to the priesthood.
Father Reiser was my pastor for most of my lifetime. In his last years not only was he a great confidant but a dear friend. So it was a great honor for me to paint his portrait and will rank as a favorite among the many portraits I have painted