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Support Loving Arms in the Spring Flower Fundraiser!

Hello, please help support our Education Program at the Centre of Hope by participating in our Spring Flower Fundraiser! Choose from seven different options of 10" flower pots. Deadline for orders is Wednesday, May 10th, 2017. Please click our poster below for more information.

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Please Read our April Newsletter!

Please take some time to read our monthly newsletter. This issue includes a message from our President, Linda Coghlin; a feature on one of our staff members; upcoming events; ways to sponsor and so much more! You can find the latest issue by clicking here.

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Come Join Us for our Annual Spring Tea!

Save the date! On Saturday, May 27, 2017, come and meet the Guatemalan ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Carlos Humberto Jiménez Licona, as he graces us with his presence at our Annual Spring Tea! More information to come!  

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Thank You Chartwell Team

A great, big, giant Thank You to the Chartwell Baptist Church Youth Team who were here at Loving Arms last week and worked hard, hard, hard!  This was an amazing week, watching you and all your positive energy blazing through painting our building; constructing and then erecting a new home for such a needy family; teaching moms to knit, crochet and make jewellery; starting at 6am to make pancakes for 60 children; helping in our classrooms; leading

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Thursday – Chartwell Team Update

We started the day bright and early as per the last three days. The building team went out to the house in the morning and and were able to put up all the walls to make the perimeter of the house. Finally the house is staring to really come together! Back at Loving Arms during the morning the team continued to provide maintenance work for the school as well as helping out in the JK, SK, and grade one classes. When the house building team back from

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This morning the building team finished construction on the walls and windows and delivered them to the house. While they were delivering the walls, the family we are building the house for watched with smiles and anticipation of their new home. It is so exciting to see the house coming together. We then had the most exhilarating bus ride to the village of Parrojas. The view from the top of the mouton was most beautiful as you could see the many

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Team Update – Chartwell Team (Monday)

A team of 10 students and 4 leaders from Chartwell Baptist Church in Oakville had a 15 hour journey from Toronto all the way to Parramos, Guatemala. We brought many donation bags of clothing, toys, and school supplies. We were welcomed with love and joy from everyone at Loving Arms. The following day our work began as we went to Colegio Cristiano Esperanza (the school on the Loving Arms property) to meet the kids and the staff. After singing songs

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Team Welcome!

Welcome to the Chartwell Baptist Church Youth Team from Oakville, Ontario. They arrived safely in Guatemala on Sunday, March 12th, 2017. We are very happy to have you come and give your time, talent, and resources to our organization.  The children are very excited to meet and play with you this week!  We know that this week will be very special for you and for us! Thank you and enjoy!

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Thanks to all who made our Poinsettia Campaign a huge success!

Loving Arms is again grateful for the wonderful support we had this year in our Poinsettia Sale.  Thank you so much for continuing to help our children in Guatemala. We raised $3400.00 and the proceeds are targeted to the Education Program which will help the children at our school as well as the Women’s Co-ops at the Centre of Hope. Thank you all very much! Linda

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Team Blog – Update 2

We are almost in the middle of the team's week here and the hard work continues. On Wednesday, the team continued with the fence. They also packaged the food that will be distributed. Other members continued helping with sorting the school supplies for our 61 children at school. Our new shelving is looking great and almost finished. After lunch the team left to go to Parrojas for the January food distribution. During the distribution they helped

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