We have a couple of short-term volunteers currently, Debra Des Vignes and Andrew Hayenga, who have been sharing photos of their work each day via Twitter. It has been fun to see them as they go. Here are the photos they’ve shared so far. You can follow them on Twitter at @debradesvignes and @andrewhayenga.
Archive | April, 2012
The Antigua youth group had a display up last week of crafts they’ve made out of foam. Erin Treinen, Grants & Publications Officer, had them walk her through the process of making a foam flower and took pictures of each step. Here are the steps, if you’d like to try at home: 1. Heat the […]
Guicela has always been a natural student. On her first day of school some 20 years ago, her parents were afraid she would get nervous and not want to go in alone. To their surprise, she walked right in and didn’t even say goodbye. “I always liked to study and felt happy at school,” she […]
by Louise LeGrand, Donor Relations Manager I visited three schools in one week, all home to an impressive group of young philanthropists. The three schools were Good Shepherd School in Golden Valley, described in an earlier post, St. Boniface School in Cold Spring, and Deephaven Elementary in Minnetonka. A fourth school that I didn’t have […]
by Louise LeGrand, Donor Relations Manager We’re so proud of the elementary students at Good Shepherd School in Golden Valley. They just kicked off their annual penny challenge to raise funds for Common Hope. I had a blast with the 330 students who take Michelle Stockinger’s Spanish classes. The kids were intuitive, inquisitive, and energetic […]
For more photos of Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala, visit our Facebook photo album.