Our Stories

All Good Things Come to an End… Goodbye for Now

  • January 5, 2017
  • Sandra MacDonald

Blog by Sandra Wednesday, 4th Well our time at HATS this trip is coming to an end. We leave 5:30 AM tomorrow, Thursday, for Port Au Prince... Continue Reading

Christmas – Gifts, Food and Mummering

  • December 30, 2016
  • Sandra MacDonald

Blog by Sandra MacDonald I think Dickie wrote about our adventures up to Christmas Eve at noon. I will update from there. Christmas eve, Christmas Day We... Continue Reading

A Wonderful Time of the Year

  • December 29, 2016
  • Liette Wilson

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Hands Across the Sea! It’s the happiest time of the year – time for sponsor photos... Continue Reading

Santa comes to Haiti

  • December 26, 2016
  • Dickie MacDonald

It seems very different to be celebrating Christmas when the noon day temperature is around 42C. The School Pageant was yesterday and they did a wonderful job... Continue Reading

Welcome Back Shondi 💖💖💖

  • December 23, 2016
  • HATS Visitors

Blog by Shondi MacDonald Having been asked to write something for the blog, I thought I’d share a few of the adventures from my first day in... Continue Reading

Bugs and Spiders and Christmas Stockings

  • December 21, 2016
  • Sandra MacDonald

Sandra here and where do I start and what do I say? Two weeks have passed already and Christmas is only 4 days away! We have been... Continue Reading

Jocelyn’s Great Adventure 🌞

  • December 17, 2016
  • Karen Huxter

Saturday morning, we woke a bit earlier and at 6:00 met the older kids at the gate as we went for a walk. It was gorgeous to... Continue Reading

Back at HATS for the 2nd Time!

  • December 10, 2016
  • HATS Visitors

Hey everyone, Jocelyn here! I’m glad to be back at HATS for the second time. Sandra, Dickie and I all arrived safe with all our luggage on... Continue Reading

Thank You Blog 💖

  • December 8, 2016
  • Karen Huxter

12/7 AM: Karen Hi folks, tried to send this out yesterday, Tuesday, but it would not go. Trying again bright and early this morning, Wed. Still would... Continue Reading

Tuesday Tidbits

  • November 29, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Wow, what a week and weekend. Last week we were all hopping doing the student pictures and letters to the sponsors which need to go out before... Continue Reading

So Many Changes in 5 Years ⏳

  • November 27, 2016
  • HATS Visitors

Hi Linda here. Wow lots of changes for me in 5 years. First – roads that weren’t too bad then are much worse now. Still lots of... Continue Reading

Loving the ☀️ Weather & Getting Tons 🛠 Done!

  • November 26, 2016
  • Robert Comeau

Today’s blog by two authors! First up, Heather Uptigrove. Hello it is Heather here reporting from Haiti. I am so happy to be back as I have... Continue Reading

Today’s blog by HATS own BOB the Builder

  • November 23, 2016
  • Robert Comeau

We are back in Haiti this time it was pretty smooth sailing. We arrived on Monday and are already doing things that need attention. Heather went down... Continue Reading

Hockey in Haiti 🏑

  • November 21, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Football or soccer may be the national sport of Haiti, but the kids love to play road hockey as well. Every Saturday or school holiday or afternoon... Continue Reading

Air Canada Foundation

  • November 17, 2016
  • Keith Wight

The Air Canada Foundation is involved in a broad range of initiatives that improve the lives of children and youth. They regularly transport children requiring specialized medical... Continue Reading