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Tim Newell

Ride for Refuge

  • September 15, 2015
  • Tim Newell

The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling and walking fundraiser that helps charities and their supporters to raise money for their work with the displaced, vulnerable and... Continue Reading

Give thanks in all circumstances

  • June 30, 2014
  • Tim Newell

Friday evening.  Ti Luc is asleep and I have a little charge in my laptop so am writing this with a flashlight on the keyboard.  I will send... Continue Reading

Prayer Request

  • June 24, 2014
  • Tim Newell

This blog is a request for prayer support for the HATS-Haiti Mission. My last blog mentioned the problems in our area of Haiti – the Artibonite Valley... Continue Reading

Internet is Down

  • October 23, 2013
  • Tim Newell

Hi all – just a quick note that Internet on site at HATS is currently down.  We’ll get some updates out as soon as we can, but... Continue Reading

“Searching for the Hidden Treasure” and “The Haitian Smile”

  • June 21, 2012
  • Tim Newell

Hello everyone. Karen here. I want to share two things with you on the HATS blog. One was written by Catherine Gutjahr as a message to share... Continue Reading

End of School, Prayer Request

  • June 16, 2011
  • Tim Newell

Sorry about it being two weeks since a blog has been posted. We are long overdue and hopefully we can pay up for it by blogging more... Continue Reading

Team Delayed

  • January 19, 2011
  • Tim Newell

They did not make it today. The family and friends workteam scheduled to arrive in PAP this afternoon did not make it.   After sitting on the... Continue Reading

Home Safe

  • October 27, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Just a quick update to let everyone know that the NS contingent just landed safely in Halifax and are on their way home now… Continue Reading

Important – Email address

  • April 16, 2010
  • Tim Newell

To reach Karen at the HATS-Haiti Mission via e-mail please use the following address: Nothing sent to the Starband address has been received for a few... Continue Reading

The Juice Business

  • April 15, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Some of you have been asking me where is the blog.  Sorry.  I am too busy during the days and too tired in the evenings. Work on... Continue Reading

Never a Dull Moment

  • April 11, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Another ‘Never a dull moment’ day at HATS. It started with an early morning call from the orphanage house mother, Antoinette, about a problem.  All I heard... Continue Reading

Thank You

  • March 31, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Thank you to the team from Karen, Luckner and the HATS gang. Bob, Mike, Brian De, Aimee, Rich, Josh – thank you so very much. Bob, what... Continue Reading

Brian Deux Part Deux

  • March 23, 2010
  • Tim Newell

We had an update that Brian and company have arrived safely and are en route back to the compound with Karen. Bob has promised a full blog... Continue Reading

Bob and Mike Arrive

  • March 19, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Thursday March 18th A big sorry for the delay in getting out a blog, but Bob and I both agree that this will be the hardest job... Continue Reading

How Time Flies!

  • March 12, 2010
  • Tim Newell

As the old expression goes – How time flies! Time seems to pass quickly.  Things keep happening.  Teams come and go.  Lots of good work done by... Continue Reading