Our Stories

Hello from HATS’ Own Brian Bowers

  • October 19, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Hi all! Brian De (Bowers) here writing the blog. As per usual for HATS it’s a little bit late because when we arrived there was no internet,... Continue Reading

Greetings from Newfoundland

  • October 10, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

Greetings once again from Newfoundland. We will soon be on our way back home to Haiti. The first day Luc and I can return, after having been... Continue Reading

HATS Kids in Photos

  • September 17, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

A picture is worth a thousand words. It is time for photos of our HATS kids to speak to you again. Continue Reading

IRMA in Haiti

  • September 8, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

For the many people who are wondering and awaiting word -The Hands Across the Sea- Haiti (HATS_Haiti) mission fared well. Thank you for caring, for your loving... Continue Reading

Luc in ‘Our Happy Place’

  • September 3, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

It is wonderful to be back in Newfoundland. There is a lot of beauty to be found across our awesome country of Canada. Every province and territory... Continue Reading

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 them now (not like the old... Continue Reading

Beauty, Joy and Love 💕

  • August 14, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

I saw beauty during my first trip to HATS and Haiti  by Tracy Lewis-Currie I’m using the word “beauty” when I realize other words could be used... Continue Reading

Seth and Jessie are back with their HATS family

  • August 11, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Well, hello everyone! Seth and Jessie are back on the compound for another exciting week at HATS! And we brought our two little ones (Aleyah 7 and... Continue Reading

Find YOUR Haiti

  • August 4, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

I love the time I get to spend in Haiti, and after 3 visits to HATS, it has become like a second family home, but I didn’t... Continue Reading

Kids will be kids….

  • August 2, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Before we came to Haiti this year, I had a discussion with Mackenzie about some things he should expect during the week here, and how it might... Continue Reading

A day in the life at HATS Haiti….

  • HATS Visitors

People always ask what we do when we come to the children’s home at HATS, and it’s not an answer I could sum up in a sentence... Continue Reading

Sights and sounds of “real life” in Haiti!

  • July 30, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

You think you’ve seen everything until you come to Haiti and realize you haven’t really seen anything at all, or at least nothing that could ever compare... Continue Reading

Sand between my toes and waves crashing on the beach

  • July 29, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

by Heather Kearney When you’ve grown up surrounded by the ocean, there’s nothing better than the feeling of sand between your toes and the sound of waves... Continue Reading

Proud Mama’s Airport Adventures

  • July 27, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Written by Heather Kearney One Proud Mama! As a mother, the decision to take 14 year old Mackenzie on a trip to Haiti was not made lightly.... Continue Reading