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Wishing Brenda All the Best

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!

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!

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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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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  • LovingArmsGuat We want to thank Nicki and Haley Birch for their hard working at the School of Hope. They accomplished many things,… https://t.co/GBJSoTkywR

    November 30, 2018

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    November 26, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Yesterday we had the graduation of 11 students from our Literacy Program. Three of them finished 6th grade and eigh… https://t.co/Uv77qLgvWx

    November 23, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat We welcome the Charis Foundation team (Peter, Sharron, Brad, Lisa and Stephanie) who arrived today to the Christian… https://t.co/EkqeAHeZhi

    November 20, 2018

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    November 20, 2018

  • LovingArmsGuat Loving Arms - Coffee Fundraiser 2018 - https://t.co/6tnNNwT7zG

    November 15, 2018