Our Stories

Visiting the School & Verrettes Market

  • March 17, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Wednesday started with another sunrise  walk 🌅 – we are definitely getting our steps in! The views are stunning and each day brings a new route and... Continue Reading

Quiet Library Time 📚

  • March 15, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

It’s so good to be back at HATS! Last spring Mike and I (Nicki) were here at HATS for 3 months. During the past 9 months that... Continue Reading

Jesus to the Nations Conference 2017

  • Tim Newell

Hands Across the Sea will be an exhibitor at this year’s Jesus to the Nations Conference. Admission to the conference is free. We look forward to seeing... Continue Reading

Breathtaking Views with the Rising Sun

  • March 14, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

We started today off with a Sunrise walk along the canal. What a breathtaking view of the fields, trees, and homes against the mountains while the sun... Continue Reading

Need for 2016/2017 Sponsors Increased ⬆

  • March 13, 2017
  • Lynn McKee

Thank you to everyone who sponsored a student following our previous posts on February 19 and March 3. Unfortunately our need for sponsors has increased instead of... Continue Reading

Cornerstone Team’s Visit 🌧🎶⚽

  • HATS Visitors

Our team of five flew into Port-au-Prince Saturday afternoon. After a bumpy ride to HATS we arrived just in time for a bowl full of soup-joumou (pumpkin... Continue Reading

Karen & Kids

Honouring Karen on International Women’s Day

  • March 9, 2017
  • Lynn McKee

Karen Huxter, Founder & Director of Hands Across the Sea In honour of International Women’s Day, Hands Across the Sea celebrated our founder, Karen Huxter. At the... Continue Reading

Computer Basics Class

Laptop Donations Needed for Computer Classes

  • March 8, 2017
  • Lynn McKee

Computer Literacy at Hands Across the Sea Last year Hands Across the Sea began teaching computer classes. The classes have been covering basic computer operation, typing skills,... Continue Reading

Introduction to Computers … or Bedlam? 😆

  • March 6, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Last month I was assigned a new responsibility. (Apparently Karen and Luckner didn’t think I was busy enough.) So, I was given the job of teaching Introduction... Continue Reading

Carnival or Carnaval?

  • March 4, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Last Friday Joan did a blog on the kids and Carnival at school. Since then, a few people have asked, “What is Carnival?” The Latin Times gathered 6... Continue Reading

Sponsors Still Needed for 56 Students

  • March 3, 2017
  • Lynn McKee

Thank you to everyone who sponsored a student following our post on February 19, Sponsors Needed for 60 Students. We still have 56 students seeking sponsors for... Continue Reading

HATS Volunteer Positions Available – Join Us!

  • March 1, 2017
  • Lynn McKee

You can make a difference! Join us and be part of the important work we are doing in Haiti. Hands Across the Sea is currently looking to... Continue Reading

Thank You Team Texas

  • February 28, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

We are thrilled every year to have this important part of our HATS family join us for work, fun and laughter. We are never disappointed in our... Continue Reading

New Fundraising Event – The Artist Project

  • February 25, 2017
  • Lynn McKee

Hands Across the Sea has partnered with Lori Mirabelli and MyINDIECoffee to help raise funds for the HATS mission at the Artist Project in Toronto. Lori will... Continue Reading

Carnival Time! 🎉

  • February 24, 2017
  • Joan Wight

It is Carnival time here in Haiti, a time to celebrate everything Haitian. Although the official holiday does not begin until Sunday, the children at school started... Continue Reading