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Loving Arms Coffee Fundraiser 2019

A very warm Hello and welcome to 2019! Loving Arms is back with another Coffee Fundraiser... please contact lovingarmsfundraising@gmail.com on your order information. Click below for more information and a larger version of our poster. Print them out at your workplace and with the help of coffee, let's make 2019 the most productive year yet! Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards helping fund our family co-ops which teaches our Guatemalan

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Team Welcome

Loving Arms is excited to welcome a few special volunteers to Guatemala this week. In the midst of a busy month at the Loving Arms Summer School, we are thankful for the time, energy, and resources that the following women are investing in Loving Arms. Our first three ladies, Monique Dugas, Meaghan Leblanc, and Viola Landry, will be working with us for a week. They have collected the funds to build a home for a family in need. We know they will be

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May 21 , 2015 – Day 4

Fixing Our Eyes   This morning we woke up and had scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast waiting on us from sweet Carmen.  When the clock hit nine, we loaded our bags up and walked to the Center of Hope where preschoolers and their mothers were waiting for us.  Once we arrived and they all received their nametags, we brought the children upstairs while their parents remained downstairs for a parent meeting with Linda and Alicia. For our activities

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Barb’s First Team Monday November 11, 2013

Half of the group went to the new Learning Centre to teach the nursing students and volunteers from different communities different subjects such as fever, menopause, parasites and adult CPR. The students were very interested in the various presentations and were able to practice the CPR technique on a mannequin. They showed interest by asking a lot of questions. Meanwhile the other half of the group stayed home and pre-packaged medications for the

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Barb’s First Team Sunday November 10, 2013

The rooster gave us an early wake-up call starting at 1 o'clock this morning. On today's agenda: 1. We packed all the food bags to give out to the different sponsored families later on today. 2. We also pre-packed different medications for our clinics. 3. Then we moved on to a macadamia nut farm. Loving Arms often brings teams out to the farm as sort of a field trip while in Guatemala. We were welcomed by the owners. We visited the farm and they

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Barb’s First Team Day One

We have arrived!! Safe and sound. Mom would be proud. It hasn't been long since we have arrived but we have already lived a couple of culture shocks: 1. The toilette paper ends up in the garbage can instead of the toilette. We will have to get used to that. Septic systems are just not the same in Guatemala as in Canada. 2. The diesel aroma is all over the place, another smell to get use to. Often the old vehicles from more affluent countries come

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Loving Arms Welcomes Barb’s First Team!

Over the next two weeks Barb Irving will be leading two teams in Guatemala. Her first team is comprised of seven nurses from New Brunswick, except for one member who is from the United States. This team will be holding clinics where they will be performing check ups on all of our sponsor children as well as any other people in the villages that require one. They also will be holding educational clinics and taking part in Adopt A House. We are confident

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Poinsettia Order Reminder!

If you have not yet placed your poinsettia order, don't worry because you still have time to do so! Loving Arms is taking orders until November 25th that will be available for pick up on November 29th and 30th as well as December 1st at three different locations. These flowers help to put the finishing touches on your home when decorating for Christmas and what better way to buy them than to be donating money to those who need it in Guatemala? All

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Back To Guatemala!

Although she hasn't been home for very long, our President Linda Coghlin is returning to Guatemala today to oversee two groups run by Barb Irving, both from New Brunswick. We are excited to hear about all the amazing things they will accomplish while they are there. Please check our blog regularly for updates on both of these teams over the next couple weeks!  

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Welcome To The Team!

Loving Arms is pleased to welcome Samantha Dotson to the team. Samantha will be working as a part of the communications committee at Loving Arms, updating the blog, running social media platforms and assisting with the quarterly newsletter. Samantha is a driven young woman who graduated from Sheridan College's print journalism program. She works hard at Starbucks during the day and strives to build her portfolio every other possible moment. Her strong

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