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Team Update – November 2017

Here's the latest on what our most recent volunteer team has been up to on their trip down to Guatemala! The team's first event was to attend the graduation of the kindergartners to Grade 1. It was an eye opening day at the Centre of Hope where each graduate had multiple family members on hand to celebrate their big day with them. It was also a chance for Loving Arms President Linda Coghlin and Guatemalan Director Alicia Mendez to acknowledge the

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Team Welcome!

Welcome to the Chartwell Baptist Church Youth Team from Oakville, Ontario. They arrived safely in Guatemala on Sunday, March 12th, 2017. We are very happy to have you come and give your time, talent, and resources to our organization.  The children are very excited to meet and play with you this week!  We know that this week will be very special for you and for us! Thank you and enjoy!

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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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Welcome! First Team of 2017

Loving Arms would like to welcome a team from Ontario as the first set of volunteers in 2017! This team will be working at the Centre of Hope on a variety of construction, community outreach, and food distribution activities while there and is made up of Dan, Christie, Tyler, and Liam Leblond, Tyler Zita, Bill Warriner, Emilee Monaco, Nick D’Amico, and Krista Potter. Please keep an eye on the blog for more up dates to come on this exciting week!

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Loving Arms – July 2016 Newsletter

Hello! Please take a few moments to read our July 2016 newsletter, including a message from our President Linda Coghlin, introduction to our new teacher, sponsorship opportunities, upcoming events and so much more! Please click the link below to open the newsletter: http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=84b3f497a2310afdefd922a5d&id=1796954ca7&e=63fd4aafb3

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Loving Arms Event!

- An Inspirational Day for Our Supporters - A time to celebrate the great work of Loving Arms with family and friends. Guest speaker Rita Claverie-Sciolli, Ambassador of Guatemala to Canada will be in attendance! Enjoy afternoon tea, delicious desserts, Guatemalan handicrafts, and photos with family and friends. When: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at 1:00PM Where: Oakridge Bible Chapel, 2250 Eighth Line, Oakville, ON Price: Tickets are $25.00 Please

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Sunday, April 10th, 2016 – Greenbank Mission Team

We were divided again today into three separate groups. Build a Stove: Cathy Kelly and Tim Septic Trench Digging: Dianne and Brian Prep for Church Service and Food /Clothing/Shoe Distribution: Juli, Doug, Suzanne, Diane and Lauren The Build a Stove group travelled to the village of La Hermita to build a stove. We arrived into the community and parked the vehicle at the top of hill. There was a cow blocking our way. Mynor, our driver tried to walk

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Hola! Time has gone by so fast! We can't believe it's has been almost 6 weeks since we've been here... and we have not updated the blog once... Oops. Since being here, we have been able to settle into the Guatemalan lifestyle. We have learned how to cook for ourselves, how to get the best food at the market, how to do our laundry without a washing machine, etc. Most importantly we have met everyone working for Loving Arms and all the kids who are

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Thank You Ron, Mackenzie, Brian, Margaret and Stephen!

Linda and Stephen Coghlin along with the staff of the Loving Arms association in Guatemala (Asociacion Brazos Amorosos) are so thankful to this amazing group of people. Where do we start? They helped in the construction of our new Grade 1 classroom. Brian and Ron created some plans for the septic for the school and Ron organized electrical work at the volunteer house for Brenda, Gabby and Charlotte. All assisted in the February food distribution

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    • LovingArmsGuat Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! To all of our past volunteers: take a picture of you holding a keepsake from your... https://t.co/GCrK9wyOZX

      November 27, 2017

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      November 19, 2017

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      November 8, 2017

    • LovingArmsGuat Thank you to our latest team for their hard work! https://t.co/tEMhHLou9B https://t.co/JcmnIvw1ns

      September 26, 2017

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      September 25, 2017

    • LovingArmsGuat Here's the latest on what the team has been up to down in Guatemala!... https://t.co/gOZUIgpDsD

      September 20, 2017