Mathias Fallis began working with Students for Haiti at the University of Delaware while he was an undergraduate. He immediately became involved in fundraising specifically by making presentations to local churches and other organizations. As a Delaware resident, Mathias was able to help Students for Haiti to become well-known throughout the state. He became Director of Development for Students for Haiti in 2009 and continued his community outreach efforts. Along with other members, Mathias helped start Students for Haiti, Inc. and took over the role of Treasurer for the nonprofit.