Celebrating Small Victories – Feeding Hope

Next week marks one month of meal services at Feeding Hope. Wow, one month! I feel like I’m watching my baby grow. In one month’s time this program has showed me how important it is to dream a little bigger. It’s taught me to never underestimate the power of people & I’m reminded of this

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Presenting: New Hope Orphanage

It is an amazing feeling…to walk into a new place and immediately feel like you are home. That is exactly what we experienced as we got off the tap tap and walked onto the property of New Hope. Walking through the gates and seeing the children lined up against the wall, patiently waiting for our arrival

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‘Happy in Haiti’ March 2014 Wish List

All systems go for our March ‘Happy in Haiti’ team trip. We have a lot planned for our week in Haiti and we’re hoping for your support to collect a few wish list items. Currently, we’re stocked up with medicines, vitamins, first aid supplies & toys. We also have everything we need for our dental

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December’s Haiti Trip

What a great trip. The primary purpose of December’s trip was to bring shoes & backpacks (sadly, the airport limited our checked bags and prevented us from taking an entire bag of shoes), purchase books & bags for the children who attend Montessori school (these children are part of OJHAED’s after school program) & cover

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Feeding Hope

Blog post by April Cooper I returned from Haiti yesterday, carrying with me inspiration & plans for a project to benefit the children in the community of Montrouis. This project is the vision of our partner in Haiti, Kesnel Toussaint, or as we like to call him, Paul. In the next couple months, we’ll start

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The Giving Doll

When I was a little girl, I loved my dolls. I still remember their names, their little doll clothes, and a handmade, wooden cradle my grandpa made for them. One of my favorite dolls belonged to my mother when she was a child. Her name was Victoria and I kept her in my coming home

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Hope for the Holidays

Like most, this is my favorite time of year! People are more kind to each other, the giving spirit is in full swing & spending time with loved ones is a priority.  The holidays remind us how blessed we are and how thankful we should be. Last month, I was chatting with a friend of

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November 2013 Update

October has come and gone & we have some pretty exciting updates to share. October was MBC’s anniversary month & to celebrate 1 year, we fund-raised non-stop. First on the agenda was to provide uniforms and cover tuition for the students with OJHAED’s after school program. Read more about their program here: http://magicbeansco.com/2013/05/20/o-j-h-a-e-d-s-after-school-program/ School started in

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What we’ve been up to…

After returning from Haiti in July 2013, we really needed to regroup and spend some time planning creative ways to raise funds for our little pals in Haiti. Our sweet fundraising volunteer, Ann, has returned to Notre Dame and we miss her dearly! Planning fundraisers isn’t near as much fun without her, but we managed

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