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The Brigade Experience

So many lifelong memories but one stands alone. My 16 year old nephew, Hector, 13 other volunteers and I stood outside the one-room schoolhouse without electricity but with an outhouse perched on a hill. We had arrived in this remote, mountain village after a...

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A Young Visitor’s Perspective of FoHC

By Ivin Roxana Medina Matute Ivin arrived in Nuevo Paraiso in 2008. She is presently attending Fleming College thanks to generous sponsors and the support of the College. Thank you! We asked her to write about FoHC from her perspective. Seeing innocent kids on the...

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Preparations Underway for the 12th Grace Brigade

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...

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Annual General Meeting (October 14, 2017)

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...

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Grace United Garage Sale (September 9, 2017)

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...

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Dedicated Volunteers Already Thinking of Christmas

The Social Justice Committee of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Committed to Making a Happy Christmas for the Children In 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...

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Your Support to Scholarships Changes Lives

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...

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Grace Brigade Chicken Dinner (June 17, 2017)

Grace United Church invites you to our chicken dinner featuring strawberry short cake dessert. This Saturday June 17th @ 5:30 in the church hall. Tickets are $20.00 available at the Church office (8:30 to 3:30), 581 Howden St. across from Kenner High School. Proceeds...

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Math Kits a Big Help for Honduran Teachers

Teachers asked for Math Supports and the FoHC Education Committee Jumped into Action! Our brigades have been visiting remote schools in Honduras for years. One thing that the teachers have been asking for is ideas and strategies for teaching math. Our education...

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