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Beate Rufft

Thank goodness for photos!

  • August 28, 2017
  • Beate Rufft

Blog from another family member of HATS-Haiti – Beate Rufft Hello everyone Thank goodness for photos! I take so many of... Continue Reading

Special Visitors to Toronto

  • May 30, 2017
  • Beate Rufft

Hey all, it’s Beate. As you already know, I got to have the one and only Karen and Luc stay with... Continue Reading

How to Pack for a Trip to Haiti

  • April 3, 2017
  • Beate Rufft

Hi Everyone, it’s Beate. So, I’m going to HATS at the end of July, but I figured that it’s never too... Continue Reading

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Successful Shum de Salsa Fundraiser!

  • March 27, 2017
  • Beate Rufft

Beate’s writing this from “sunny” Toronto! I’m writing this blog to officially thank everyone for their amazing generosity during our fundraising event... Continue Reading

Where Has the Time ⏰ Gone???

  • August 25, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

I’ve lost track of the days, so I apologize ? for not writing a blog sooner. The days certainly have their... Continue Reading

Friday Night, Ladies Night!

  • August 22, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

Oh yes, it’s Friday Night….Ladies Night! You know, when you get to be my age, with a grown up daughter, you... Continue Reading

Karen Left me all Alone!

  • August 18, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

Hello my friends, Heather is gone….Karen is gone…who’s left at HATS you may wonder? Why it’s Beate!!!! Yes, Karen trusted me... Continue Reading

2 Accidents and a Wedding, to Hugs and Smiling Faces

  • August 10, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

Two accidents and a wedding, but we weren’t involved in either! But I have to ‘back up’ to our arrival at... Continue Reading

Hamburger Cookout with Corn on the Cob!

  • July 16, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

It’s Sunday and what a great way to start the day…we went to church of course. Yolene led the service, with... Continue Reading

Mmmm, Fresh Baked Bread!

  • July 15, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Well, we’ve been without internet for the last few days, so this blog is coming out late. Mind you, I’ve been... Continue Reading

Somedays Encounter More Challenges than Others

  • July 11, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Would you believe that today is Friday already? I’m here only until next Tuesday (Wednesday I leave early), and already I... Continue Reading

We are Missing Heather, Ronaele and LaRee

  • July 8, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

It’s getting late by Haitian standards (9:00 p.m.). I’m up at Karen’s house and can still hear a few little ones... Continue Reading

Sew, Sew Good!

  • July 5, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Beate So, Thursday night the local Disco blared music (rap) into the wee hours of the night…and Friday night, we were... Continue Reading

Happy Canada Day from Haiti 🇨🇦

  • July 2, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

I want to send out a big thank you to all of you Canadians who help support our Mission. Actually, a... Continue Reading

Goodbye Sweet, Beautiful, Happy & Loving Children!

  • July 7, 2014
  • Beate Rufft

Our last day has crept up on us so fast. It’s 8:45 p.m. and the day is winding down. We just... Continue Reading