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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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Enjoying the library

Maryann, a short-term volunteer at our Antigua site, took this picture of children enjoying the library last week. I thought it was a fun window into life at the Antigua site. Maryann said the kids were much less serene several days later, after enjoying several pieces of cake at her going away party. But thankfully, […]

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Some of the things we’re thankful for

by Lisa Hetzel, Human Resources Director In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. last week, I thought I’d carry on my family’s tradition of going around the table and asking each person, “What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?” Below, I report the answers from some of Common Hope’s long-term volunteers, who reflected […]

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Open Spots, Join a Team in February/March 2009

We are looking for volunteers to join a Vision Team, late February early March 2009. A Vision Team allows you to experience the people, culture, and beauty of Guatemala first-hand. You will learn about Common Hope’s work from our staff and volunteers and meet the families whose lives have been changed by their partnership with […]

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