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Thanks and farewell to Mariah and Sean

Today the Guatemala staff is having a going-away party for Sean Duffy and Mariah Quinn Duffy, two very valuable volunteers who are finishing up a year of service with Common Hope. In a short time, they will be headed back to the United States to embark on new challenges. Sean Duffy has been an active […]

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Best Buy team experience, in photos

We talked last month about the great art fundraiser put on by volunteers from Best Buy, in advance of their Vision Team trips. Two teams from Best Buy will be traveling to Guatemala this year. The first went down earlier this month and took many beautiful photos of their experience. Thanks to the team for […]

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Dana meets Luis

Dana Sitzman, a member of the Best Buy Vision Team, describes her memorable visit with Luis and family. I am sponsoring a child through the Common Hope program—seven-year-old Luis. I had the fortunate opportunity to meet him and his family while on my Vision Team trip in Guatemala. Accompanied by a social worker, I went […]

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Observations from Guatemala

Below are a collection of observations from the Best Buy Vision Team on Day 5 of their trip, giving a window into the people of Guatemala and the work Common Hope supporters make possible. • Sweat equity is testament of a family’s desire for a Common Hope house. To clear the plot for the second […]

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