Christmas Appeal

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My name is Judy Martin. I am a volunteer and donor with Friends of Honduran Children. I had the lifetime opportunity to join a FoHC brigade in March 2018. I hoped to find a child to sponsor. Our brigade leader told me be patient. One day, in particular, was scorching hot. A little boy in a long sleeve shirt, with shoes far too big for his tiny feet, trundled past me. I was shocked when I found out his actual age. He looked 2 years younger, likely because of malnourishment. His name is Yarin. I stretched out my hand and...

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Some of Our Children!

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Ricci & sister, Sarahi Cindy Students at Transition House with Anne Morawetz Angie Marcela in 2012 Marcela in 2017!

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Global Kids Initiative

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Friends of Honduran Children’s Education Committee is launching a new initiative called “Global Kids”. This 90-minute educational program, which is designed to help local children learn more about children around the world, will be offered to grade 2 teachers at schools in the Peterborough area. Using our work with children in Honduras as a context, volunteers from the committee will facilitate students’ participation in a variety of experiential activities. Through these activities, students will gain a deeper understanding of what commonalities and differences exist for children around the world. In an age-appropriate way, the session will explore themes including poverty,...

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25th Anniversary Celebration Followup

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Sunday afternoon, October 14th, over 50 people gathered at McDonnel St. Activity Centre to celebrate FoHC. Jim McCallum spoke about the early days and his work with Sister Maria Rosa. David Cain, past president created a wonderful video of archival footage along with greetings and congratulations from Mae, Churrie and Carolina, (the president of the Board of Sociedad Amigos de los Niños) and the boys from Casa Noble. Honduran student, Ivin Matute spoke about her time in Canada and her studies in Tourism at Fleming College. Her sister, Fany, also in her final year, is studying business. Both girls have...

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Summer Sports Program at the Children's Village

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We are happy to let you know that the very successful summer sports program at the Children's Village will run again this coming December, January and February when the children are out of school. The December 2-9th brigade is taking 90+ towels to go with the 90+ bathing suits that were provided last year by the generosity of Sunblockers store in Lakefield and their supplier TYR. This program is sponsored entirely by Friends of Honduran Children.

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