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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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Team Blog – Update 1

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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November Poinsettia Fundraiser

It’s that time again to order poinsettias! Order now till Nov.26th Loving Arms Fundraiser to support the Christian School of Hope in Guatemala, which will be starting their second year January 2017  Poinsettias available in Red, White or Pink 8in. pot with decorative cover from a local Canadian grower Orders can be made by emailing hallgrengms@aol.com. We will also be taking orders at the Chartwell church November 13th and 20th, 2016. When ordering

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WELCOME!

Loving Arms would like to welcome Jolene and her team from Eastern Canada! This week the team will be running many medical clinics at different villages. The villages they will be working with for the next 10 days are Bola de Oro, Chimaltenango, Centre of Hope, Panimaquin, and Parramos. They will also be running a training clinic for workers in the medical field. We are excited for the upcoming week and please keep an eye on the blog as there will

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September 29, 2016 – Team Update

We spent the fifth day in Guatemala high in the mountains in the village of Parrojas. We treated women and children at the local public school. Once again we see that children are children no matter where they live. They played, ran, teased each other and grinned at us shyly. The women work hard, cooking and cleaning, carrying heavy packages on their backs and heads – no wonder they appreciate the support we offer! After lunch we brought craft supplies

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Hola! from Itzapa, Guatemala

Our journey has started here in the mountains, 10 East-coasters got off the plane and made our way to our home here at Loving Arms. Our mornings start out with a beautiful sunrise and overlooking the volcano in the distance. We have been busy the last few days traveling among the local villages offering our assistance to the people in need. It’s amazing how appreciative and humble the people are here when their living conditions are something

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Thank You!

Loving Arms would like to thank Dave, Mike, Doug, Mikey, Evangeline, and Louise for the hard work this last week! During their time in Guatemala they were responsible for setting up workshops and building storage space on the second floor of the Centre of Hope. They were able to do this with the help of the wonderful donated tools they brought along with them. The team also sorted out donated supplies from previous teams and were an invaluable part

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Friday, April 29th, 2016 – Day 1

On Thursday, upon our arrival, we were all warmly welcomed by Alicia and Sergio at the airport and driven to The Centre of Hope. It was so nice to be able to meet the staff and volunteers of Loving Arms we have heard so much about. Today (Friday) was a busy day for the construction team, Dave, Mike, Doug, and Mikey (King), learning about the needs of the Centre and sorting the wonderful tools that had been generously donated to Loving Arms, setting

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A Show of Parental Support

Gabby and Charlotte was been volunteering with Loving Arms at the Centre of Hope, in particular at the Christian School of Hope since February 2016. The girls have been a tremendous help, especially in the English classes. Parents are always concerned about where their kids are going, what they are doing, who are they with, and where they are living. Charlotte’s parents decided to visit Guatemala and see for themselves what their daughter

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  • LovingArmsGuat We welcomed Adam and Shelby from Canada. They will be at the Christian School of Hope for a month and will help us… https://t.co/9hj8vlfVAT

    July 13, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat The children at the Christian School of Hope welcomed Louanne Black from Canada. She is helping us on Thursday by a… https://t.co/vgmBl1RGHk

    July 9, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Pamela is a 4 year old girl who is kind and friendly. Her favorite color is pink. She enjoys eating soup and playin… https://t.co/3OWtYkNfLZ

    July 6, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Five years ago Loving Arms had the opportunity to refer Guatemalans workers to Canadian farms through the temporary… https://t.co/iQrbWGZlyR

    June 28, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Click here to support Relief for Parramos, Guatemala organized by Steven Hash https://t.co/nS6XmgYenO

    June 12, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat So grateful for the support of our neighbour who offered us his extra vegetables to gift to our families this month. https://t.co/NHVqreu4no

    June 12, 2018