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Thank You!
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Loving Arms would like to thank the team of Barb, Jeff, Fern, Leslie Ann, Cindy, and Tamara. During their time in Guatemala, they helped set up health clinics for locals, medical workshops for nursing students, as well as participating in our adopt-a-home program. Their hard work was not unnoticed as they aided more sick people per nurse than any other medical team we've ever had! We only had three nurses in the clinics while others worked in the

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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 – Monday, September 18th
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Today we began taking medical clinics into the surrounding villages. It was quite an adventure. The morning clinic was to be held at a church which sits at the edge of a cliff in La Hermita. Unfortunately for a variety of reasons, and despite a back-up plan, we could not get a key to the church and so after an hour of waiting, the team ended up holding the clinic in the community leader’s house amidst chickens and hanging laundry. Fortunately,

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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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Last Chance to Help us with our Annual Loving Arms Golf Fundraiser!
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Come help us with our Annual Loving Arms Golf Tournament Fundraiser! The tournament info is as follows: Where: Hidden Lakes Golf Club (1137 1 SIDEROAD, Burlington, ON L7P 0T1, Canada) When: Saturday, September 9th, 2017. What: Shotgun scramble golf tournament beginning at 1PM   For more information, click here and find out the different ways you can help us try to raise $20,000 to fund another classroom at the Christian School of Hope. For

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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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Loving Arms – July 2017 Newsletter
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Hello! Please take some time to read our monthly Newsletter. You can open the newsletter by clicking this link. In this issue, you'll find a letter from our President, Linda Coghlin, about how Loving Arms promotes self-sustainability to the groups that we help; a message about sponsorship opportunities; upcoming events (like our Annual Golf Tournament) and so much more!    

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