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Thank You and Update on Repairs

  • February 8, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Thank you from the HATS-Haiti Mission to everybody who has helped, and who are continuing to help, with the unimaginable pain and suffering of the people in our... Continue Reading

Funeral Service for Serlande

  • February 6, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Yesterday we had the funeral for Serlande. An extremely difficult day, but with the help of the Lord, that of my family from Canada, and with a... Continue Reading

Jim, Don & Ken’s Trip

  • Jim Steer

Jim Jim’s trip started on Saturday as he had to retrieve his suitcase that had finally arrived in Vancouver from the first trip. Did the laundry from... Continue Reading

Haiti 911 Calgary & Okanagan Fundraising Successes

  • February 4, 2010
  • Dana Kayal

Hi there. This post comes from Dana-Lynn and Liette, Karen’s two daughters. We were on vacation in Jamaica when the earthquake struck Haiti and as soon as... Continue Reading

Settling in and Getting to Work

  • February 3, 2010
  • Dickie MacDonald

It’s Dickie here, Karen’s brother in law writing the update today. We had a busy day. Karen and I went to Saint Marc to get supplies and... Continue Reading

Grateful Dickie Has Arrived!

  • February 2, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

It was with a great deal of thankfulness that I saw Dickie walk off the MFI plane in PaP on Saturday. Family support had arrived. Dickie has... Continue Reading

Remembering Serlande

  • February 1, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

I feel a need to talk about Serlande and to share a little about her with you. I have not completely accepted that Serlande is not coming... Continue Reading

Dickie’s Trip to Haiti

  • January 31, 2010
  • Dickie MacDonald

I left Halifax Friday morning after a bad drive from Kentville with Kim. It was storming very bad. We were late leaving Halifax because we had to... Continue Reading

Sadness in my Heart, Serlande has Passed Away

  • January 30, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

It is with a lot of sadness in my heart that I write this. My precious 18-year-old daughter, Serlande, went to be with the Lord today. I... Continue Reading

Sad News of Serlande’s Condition

  • January 28, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

It is Liette here, Karen’s daughter and it is with a very heavy heart that I post this message this morning. I have just gotten news that... Continue Reading

Please Pray for Serlande

  • January 27, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

There is not much I can tell you today other than my time is spent running from the hospital to the mission site. We have five projects... Continue Reading

Serlande is Very Sick

  • January 26, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

The work is started on the foundation for the water tower. Due in part to the rising cost of materials in Haiti in the wake of the... Continue Reading

Cloning Machine Needed for Karen

  • Karen Huxter

Today the blog will be short. I am tired – very tired.. I am too tired to write much and most likely too tired for my words to... Continue Reading

Hospital Staff Working Round the Clock

  • January 25, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

I spent four hours at the hospital this morning with my precious daughter, Serlande. She is doing a little better again today, so she is on the... Continue Reading

Startling Statistics on Earthquake Impact

  • January 24, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

I have been diligently searching, in all my spare time – lol – for some information on the earthquake and what is happening here. I wanted info... Continue Reading