Our Stories

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

We are Back at HATS Haiti Again

  • January 23, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Yes, I know…. we have been back for nearly a week and this is my first blog. But it is not my fault. The Natcom internet provider... Continue Reading

Early Arrival 👍, Slow to Email 👎

  • January 19, 2017
  • Jim Steer

It has been a week already and I haven’t posted anything. That is mainly because the internet seldom works and when it does it doesn’t work long... Continue Reading

One Very Special Month 💖

  • January 9, 2017
  • Karen Huxter

Thank you so very much Dickie, Sandra and Shondi. Arrival at the mission site is very exciting for all of us here at HATS-Haiti. Leaving, however, is... Continue Reading

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