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Golf Tournament – SUCCESS!
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A huge THANK YOU for your support and attendance during the 2017 Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser for Loving Arms.  The event was a huge success netting over $22,000 for Loving Arms, which was above our aggressive target of $20,000. One of the big helpers this year were the donors who put up their hands to donate funds for teachers, books and computers.  Thank you very much. If you donated and would like a Charitable Donation Tax Receipt please

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Blog Update – Sunday, September 17th
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Today was a heavenly day. We began with a visit to Valhalla Macadamia Nut Farm. In Viking mythology, Valhalla is akin to paradise or a heavenly home. The farm lived up to its name being both beautiful and peaceful -- a wonderful place for the team to rejuvenate after our first 3 days of travel and work. It was also very educational. Who knew that the Macadamia Nut tree flowers and produces fruit at the same time; or that it converts twice as

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Trip Update – Linda Coghlin
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My first day in Guatemala has been very busy. From early in the morning we started at the school with the celebration of 196 years of Independence of Guatemala. We had a very entertaining morning, all the children participated in different civic activities. After the civic act we started with rally games where the children and their parents played together. At the end of the rally, we continued with a torch run and we celebrated the freedom of Guatemala!

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Isaac Machry – Thank You!!
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On behalf of Loving Arms, we would like to thank Isaac Machry for these two weeks that he was in Guatemala as a volunteer. Having Isaac's help was very gratifying for both our children and our staff. Isaac spent every morning assisting the English teacher. In the afternoons he helped in different activities such as making teaching material for the day. He also worked on the reports that will soon be sent to the sponsors. During his time here, he

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Isaac Machry – Trip Update
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Hello again everyone! Today is Friday and that means I only have 4 more days left here in Guatemala which is crazy to think about! I have learned so much and I can’t wait to share it with all of you! This blog will be focusing on my two work days on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday started off the same as every morning except I was given the opportunity to go into Antigua in the morning. Instead of working at the school in the morning I went into

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Wishing Brenda All the Best
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Brenda Stratton is a wonderful personal friend of mine, and also the co-founder of Loving Arms back in 2007. Brenda had been living and teaching in Guatemala for the last two years. She took it upon herself to take an ESL course in preparation to teach at the Loving Arms Christian School of Hope. She had been teaching English class to the pre-school and kindergarten children and they simply adore her. Due to circumstance, Brenda is required to move

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LAST CALL! – Spring Flower Fundraiser!
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Just a heads up... this is the last call for the Spring Flower Fundraiser! Click the image below to enlarge our poster. The deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, May 10th, 2017! Please help out our Education program by buying these beautiful flower pots!

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Thanks to all who made our Poinsettia Campaign a huge success!
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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
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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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Team Blog – Update 1
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On Saturday morning the team started working right away at our Centre on different projects such as replacing our old bamboo fence on the North side of the property with a cinderblock and metal fence. They also started painting our classrooms in order for them to be freshened up to welcome our students. In the afternoon they helped with the New Year's Elder Celebration, where we had more than 100 elders attend. On Sunday the team took some downtime

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