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3 Ways to Observe 9/11

It’s been 10 years the terrible tragedy of the September 11th attacks. This weekend, there will be many opportunities to remember and honor the victims. For adults, we all know where we were that day and how we heard. We all have a personal story and we will all observe the 10th anniversary in our … Continue reading

Back to School

Public schools are almost unheard of in Haiti. Parents must pay for tuition, supplies, the correct uniforms. In fact, I even heard a story of a little girl being turned away from a private school because she had the wrong color barrettes in her hair. And yet, everywhere I looked I saw kids heading to … Continue reading

Back to School

Right now, every mom I know is fretting over notebooks and contact paper. Every teacher I know is prepping their classroom. It’s back to school time! I got the great news this weekend that my cousin’s Donor’s Choose project was fully funded! Such great news for her kids! Other teachers are still hoping to have … Continue reading

Measuring Success

In some ways, it feels like my birthday project is already sucessful. Great places like Street Tails, Donor’s Choose, J/P HRO, Doctors Without Borders and charity: water have all received donations that they may not have received. But we can do so much more. It’s still early days. Right now, the best thing you can … Continue reading

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