Hey! April, here. What a month! Progress, construction, visitors, meals, anticipation and lots of love. As I sit here trying to recap it all, and wrap it up for you with a pretty bow, let’s all raise our glasses for 7 months of meals in Montrouis…bringing our total to 24,060 bowls filled! This is truly a
Hi, April here! I wanted to share part I of Feeding Hope’s kitchen renovation; the ‘before’. I’m a sucker for ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos. I just love to see the progression of a project. This project is something that’s long overdue and so necessary! Since March, we have been working with extremely limited resources and
Growing your own food is one of the most purposeful and important things a human can do—and in Haiti, it’s work that directly helps the children thrive and it’s one way to be sustainable and productive. Since partnering with Zanmi Project in March to help New Hope Orphanage, we have seen their little garden grow…and
Guess what we’ll have up for sale again this year!? Handmade Christmas ornaments from Haiti. All money raised from this fundraiser will benefit Feeding Hope. Each ornament is hand cut and hand painted by a Haitian artisan. This year, we’ll be adding ribbons and other colorful touches to your ornaments before sending them your way.
Several months ago we wrote a blog ( http://magicbeansco.com/2014/04/30/feeding-the-community-on-off-the-plate/ ) and shared how Feeding Hope is more than a feeding program for the community of Montrouis. We wanted to delve a little deeper into the logistics of the program and share with you where Feeding Hope’s food comes from & who benefits from such a vital program.
Before every trip, we like to give supporters an outline of our needs & various wants for arts & crafts we may be planning. If you are the type of giver that loves to shop and provide in-kind donations rather than monetary donations, these posts are for you! Packing and transporting supplies has always been like
Happy half birthday, Feeding Hope!! Wow! Yes, half birthdays are a thing, and yes, we celebrate them! Feeding Hope hit another milestone this month… We passed the 20,000 meal mark! Can you even believe it?! To date, we’ve served 20,610 meals to Montrouis’ children, elderly and disabled community members. We’re blowing party horns and tossing
Yesterday was North Texas Giving Day. We were excited to be a first time participant but weren’t sure what to expect. NTGD has been annual day of charitable giving for 7 years now. It’s a day where people from around the world (yes, globally) can pour much needed funds into their favorite North Texas non-profits. Many cities/states across
Over the past couple years, we have collected for the patients at Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital here in Dallas. The response from donors is usually pretty good so we decided to try joy boxes to give each patient a little something special. Little items can be collected over the next couple months and we’ll create
Month FIVE down! This month was all about video chatting (and meals, of course)! Sometimes, it’s the only way to feel close. Being nearly 3000 miles away from people you love so much is hard. But when the video comes up, and all the little faces are in the screen waving and smiling…I feel like