Archive | December, 2011

Like family

by Wendy Vezzosi, sponsor and volunteer translator During the first week of December, my 19-year-old son Scott and I had the privilege of spending the week volunteering at the Antigua facility. It was an amazing experience for both of us on many levels. I wanted to write a few words about some of the things […]

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I now have a brother

by Scott Vezzosi, Common Hope sponsor Last week my mom and I took a trip to Guatemala to visit our sponsored child, a fifteen-year-old boy named Saulo. One of our days in Antigua, a social worker accompanied my mom and me to meet Saulo and his family. We have been sponsoring him for about five […]

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Small gifts bring big smiles

On Dec 1st and 2nd, affiliated families came by Common Hope to pick up their holiday gifts. Volunteers and staff distributed gifts such a dolls, soccer balls, and educational games. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Claus greeted children and gave them balloons. Children left the event with new gifts and BIG smiles!

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