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Honduran Committee Faced with Difficult Task of Choosing Recipients.Thank you for your gifts to the Education Fund. Last year, your donations helped 17 full-time and 23 part-time students pursue better lives for themselves and their families.Elementary school in Honduras ends at grade 6. The Nuevo Paraiso High School attracts students from outside the children’s village, but the surrounding area is poor and most families find it hard to provide their children with the luxury of a secondary school education. Each fall the committee members review so many letters from promising students that need your assistance.Here are two examples of students...

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Dedicated Volunteers Already Thinking of Christmas

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The Social Justice Committee of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Committed to Making a Happy Christmas for the ChildrenIn 2008, Catherine Hooper was walking on a beach in Cuba and struck up a conversation with a nurse from Ontario. She told Catherine about knitting vests for children in Honduras for an organization called World Accord. Recognizing that it would be an ideal project for members of her parish, Catherine expressed interest. Although she never saw the woman again, the knitting instructions were slipped under her door at the hotel. For the Social Justice Committee (SJC) of Our Lady of...

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Grace United Garage Sale (September 9, 2017)

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Come out and support dedicated Grace Volunteers as they prepare for their 12th trip to Honduras! Saturday, September 9 7AM to 1PM 581 Howden St, Peterborough Members of the congregation and friends will travel to the Nuevo Paraiso Children’s Village in November to start construction of an office for the school nurse and principal to share. Part of our 5-year construction plan in the Village, the new office will release the existing office space to be used as a classroom. Not only do these dedicated volunteers raise the brick walls on the site, they are tasked with raising the funds...

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Annual General Meeting (October 14, 2017)

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Save the date! You are invited to attend this year’s AGM at Grace United Church Hall at 581 Howden Street, Peterborough on Saturday October 14, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00. Come out and learn how your support has made a difference in Honduras this past year. We hope to see you there!

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Preparations Underway for the 12th Grace Brigade

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Many Thanks to the Brigaders and the Volunteers and Donors Who Support their Work. Members of the February 2016 Grace Brigade on the ground in Honduras Members of the congregation and friends will travel to the Nuevo Paraiso Children’s Village in November to start construction of an office for the school nurse and principal to share. Part of our 5-year construction plan in the Village, the new office will release the existing office space to be used as a classroom. With more children in our children's village, the school is now at capacity and needs more classroom space.Not only do...

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