Our Stories

Mme Kouri Kouri – Mme Run Run!

  • January 24, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

My plans for today were to be at the hospital with Serlande for 4-5 hours, spend time with my kids, and do some computer work that I... Continue Reading

Hanging On by a Thread

  • January 23, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Today started early – very early – 3:20 a.m. and I did not get back to bed. No wonder I look like something from another world –... Continue Reading

Fundraising Event: Haiti 911- Okanagan

  • January 22, 2010
  • Dana Kayal

Hi all, it’s Dana, Karen’s daughter in Kelowna. On Saturday Jan 3oth we’re holding a fundraising event. 12-4pm at Okanagan College. The event includes: Performances by many... Continue Reading

The Challenges Continue

  • Karen Huxter

Today has been extremely busy. Lots happening as usual. I have been back and forth to the hospital to be with Serlande. I covet your continued prayer... Continue Reading

Water Tanks Must be Moved

  • January 21, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

At 6:00 a.m. this morning the earth moved again. Another after shock – 6.1 is what they are saying. All I know is that it was scary... Continue Reading

Aftershocks but Everyone at HATS is OK

  • January 20, 2010
  • Dana Kayal

Many have probably heard about the new aftershocks earlier this morning. Thankfully we’ve just had an email from Karen confirming she’s still okay, though the tremor was... Continue Reading

Death & Destruction – Desperate Times

  • Karen Huxter

Early yesterday morning we headed to PaP, to the Canadian Embassy, with the fantastic workteam from NS and BC that had been here for two weeks. They... Continue Reading

Our Voyage Past Blackhawk Helicopters & Extensive Damage

  • 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