Our Stories

Please Pray for Serlande

  • January 19, 2010
  • 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

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

Stressful Trip to Saint Marc

  • November 15, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

Yesterday, Karen, Ti Luckner, Odner and I headed to Saint Marc to pick up supplies. Truck “Tap Tap” broken down taking people to market On the way there... Continue Reading

Eye Opening Trip to the Mountains

  • November 12, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

On Tuesday we went up into the mountains. Took the security guard, Odner, with us. These people are the poorest of poor. Although, to me they almost... Continue Reading

Office Organization Becoming a Reality!

  • November 10, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

We are slowly getting Karen’s office organized (one of the main things Karen wanted me to do while I was here). Karen has to wear many hats... Continue Reading

Darn Noisy Animals at Night!

  • November 8, 2009
  • HATS Visitors

Yes yes yes yes yes the Haitian animals keep me awake at night!!! The kids make it worth it though :). I am already so attached to... Continue Reading