Our Stories

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

Our Last Day to Cross Things off the To Do List

  • February 21, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Our final full day in Haiti started just like all days in Haiti – to the sounds of roosters 🐓 and children. After spending some time with... Continue Reading

Days 3 & 4 were the Weekend

  • February 20, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Weekends are for rest. For recuperation. For recreation. For sabbath. Except for Team Texas. The DG made us work. But that’s why we’re here, apparently. Brooks, David,... Continue Reading

School Sponsors Needed for 60 Students

  • February 19, 2017
  • Liette Wilson

We have 60 students still seeking sponsors for their 2016-2017 school year. Please read about our sponsorship options on our Sponsor a Student page. Here are 13... Continue Reading

Day 2 for Team Texas is in the Books

  • February 18, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Day 2 is in the books. We started off the day with what’s most important – devotional with the staff and the kids who aren’t in school.... Continue Reading

Team Texas 🌵 Has Arrived!

  • February 17, 2017
  • HATS Visitors

Team Texas has arrived and we are pumped to be back with our HATS family. David, Brooks and Julie are no longer the only veterans on the... Continue Reading

Presidential Inauguration 🇭🇹

  • February 14, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Last Tuesday Jovenel Moise was inaugurated as Haiti’s 58th president. One of his first executive orders was to give all the Haitian students in the country the... Continue Reading

Kids Being Kids

  • February 9, 2017
  • Joan Wight

Hi, Joan here. It is good to be back with Karen and the kids. It’s Saturday here on the compound and that means lots of time to... Continue Reading

Thank You Jim 💕

  • February 6, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

Thank you Jim. 💕 Thank you for coming. Thank you for staying. Thank you for attempting to do anything asked of you – even filling in for... Continue Reading

Space Station 🚀and Stuff

  • January 31, 2017
  • Keith Wight

There was a lot of good and routine stuff going on at HATS this week. The day to day operation runs seamlessly and much of the activities... Continue Reading