Our Stories

Our Voyage Past Blackhawk Helicopters & Extensive Damage

  • January 20, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

It’s hard to believe we crammed so much into just one day yesterday – late in the day we were talking about things that happened in the... Continue Reading

Last Leg Home from Montreal

  • HATS Visitors

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

Haiti 911 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

Team Heading Home on Canadian Military Flight

  • 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

Horrific Hospital Conditions in Haiti

  • HATS Visitors

Update on Serlande 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... Continue Reading

Please Pray for Serlande

  • HATS Visitors

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 Broken

  • 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

Devastation Beyond Belief

  • January 17, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

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

Donations Now Available via PayPal

  • 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

Tears Flow Sharing Earthquake Updates

  • January 14, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Thank you to all who have e-mailed and to all who have been trying to get through by telephone due to the horrific devastation you are hearing... Continue Reading

Haiti Team 2010 – Separate Blog

  • January 13, 2010
  • Dana Kayal 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

Devastating Earthquake, Please Consider Donation

  • 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 – 2010!

  • 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

Many Beautiful Things in Haiti

  • November 23, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

This is my last blog and I am sharing the many beautiful things in Haiti. View from on top of Karen’s house These are especially beautiful!! Little... 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