Our Stories

New CBC Radio Information Morning Interview

  • February 16, 2010
  • Tim Newell

We’re grateful to CBC Radio’s Information Morning program who followed up with Karen recently to share what is happening currently with HATS and in the Descahappelles area.... Continue Reading

Happy Valentines Day 2010!

  • February 15, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

We thought to start todays blog we would share the Valentine we sent our wives to celebrate the day. Irene, Cheryl, Sandra and Lila Although we are... Continue Reading

Work, Work, Work and Then Football!

  • February 14, 2010
  • Don Huxter

Thursday, Friday and Saturday “Busy” is the Compound Password these days.  Well, it’s always busy, but more so now with the extra dozen and half of Haitian... Continue Reading

Workers Coming & Going in All Directions!

  • February 11, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Yesterday, Tuesday, and today Wednesday, there has been a lot of activity onsite. Workers, Haitian and Blan were coming and going in all directions and accomplishing a... Continue Reading

Rebar & Cement Work to Build the Water Tower

  • February 10, 2010
  • Dickie MacDonald

At 7am,  16 Haitian workers came for a full busy day starting the rebar construction and cement work, and rock fill, etc to start the dozen columns... Continue Reading

More Repairs and a Trip to Fort at Ti Rivye

  • February 9, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Saturday Saturday was a busy day from many directions, whether being part of the weekend or not. Dicikie and Ken had a demanding time levelling off an... Continue Reading

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