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Last Leg Home

  • January 20, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

We’ve had a good night in Montreal and been very well cared for by the Embassy in Port-au-Prince, the military flight crew, and the government and Red... Continue Reading

Fundraiser in Calgary

  • January 19, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

My daughters in Canada are doing everything that they can to raise funds for Hands Across the Sea and for Haiti in general. I am posting here... Continue Reading

Monday, Jan 18th – Team going home

  • Karen Huxter

The team of 15 that has been in Haiti for 2 weeks has been scheduled to go home on Tuesday, Jan 19th. Because of the craziness at... Continue Reading

The Hospital

  • HATS Visitors

Update – it appears that the source of the problems was that Serlande’s sugar levels had reached a very high point and that she hadn’t been monitoring... Continue Reading

Sunday, Jan 17th

  • Karen Huxter

Serlande. the eldest orphan, lives with diabetes, and has not been feeling well most of our trip. Yesterday, she was taken to the hospital and the doctor... Continue Reading

Paypal Link

  • January 18, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

The paypal link on the sidebar is broken. While we work to get it fixed please scroll down to the working link a few posts down. Continue Reading

Mission to Port-au-Prince, Thurs, Jan 14th

  • January 17, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Today was one of the days which I will remember for the rest of my life. I’ve seen disasters on television, and heard reports of terrible events... Continue Reading


  • January 16, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

We’ve finally been able to set ourselves up to accept online donations via PayPal. Anyone interested in donating to support HATS-Haiti and our work (especially damage repair... Continue Reading

Earthquake Updates

  • January 14, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

January 13, 2010 Photos will follow as soon as we can get them up Hello from the HATS-Haiti Mission in Deschapelles, Haiti. Thank you to all who... Continue Reading

Earthquake update blog

  • January 13, 2010
  • Dana Kayal

http://haititeam2010.blogspot.com/ The above link will take you to the blog of the mission team currently at the compound building onto the orphanage. They are posting regular updates... Continue Reading


  • Dana Kayal

Dana here. Got an email from Mom. She and everyone on the compound are scared but ok. There is damage to the property and Mom is not... Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

  • January 5, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Happy New Year from Hands Across the Sea Our school students, teachers and administration are now enjoying a break. In December before school closed the students and... Continue Reading

Brenda’s Last Blog

  • November 23, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

Beautiful Things in Haiti View from on top of Karen’s house These are especially beautiful!! Little Josie and Mirlande Vladimy Sabine and Serlande Final evening sitting together... Continue Reading

Morning at the Market in Verrettes

  • November 22, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

Our day began with Ti Luckner taking on the job of Assistant Security with Ti wo wo. He was very happy to don a RCMP cap and... Continue Reading

More of Life in Haiti

  • November 18, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

My three weeks is almost up and we are just about organized in the office. Most of the photos are sent to the sponsors of the school... Continue Reading