What a year! We have been so humbled, and at the same time, so honored to be part of it all. 2014 started out with big plans to start a feeding program in the community of Montrouis, Haiti. Feeding Hope was a dream that had been cooking for many months and we were finally ready to

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This spring, Nouvelle Vision will be getting some new church pews thanks to Emily Schmitz and her father, Jerry. They’ll be traveling down to Haiti with us to begin construction in March! This project would not be happening so soon if it weren’t for Emily’s giving heart and her father’s skilled hands! After meeting Emily

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The children at New Hope Orphanage would like to wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS! Our enthusiastic little actors and actresses recited the poem Why do the Bells of Christmas Ring? by Eugene Field. Kristin Lee, our partner with Zanmi Project, did a great job putting this video together. We hope you enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYuCi3Enk2M&feature=youtu.be

First things first! November marks another milestone… we flew right past 25,000 meals! Yep, Feeding Hope has served 27,260 meals to date! We had an exciting month at Feeding Hope. After months of blog updates sharing different visitors every month, we were finally there again in person. It was so great to see the many updates that

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Blog post brought to you by April Cooper You may remember, back in October, several of Magic Beans’ board members volunteered at a mobile meal pack event in Fort Worth for Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). FMSC was founded in 1987. Adults & children hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and they ship these meals to nearly 70 countries

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The holidays are quickly approaching and we couldn’t be more excited about this upcoming season of giving. If you have a few people on your list that are difficult to shop for – maybe they don’t want or need for anything – you may consider making an honorary gift in their name. What is an honorary

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Good morning! We’re excited to share the news of four new board members to our board of directors. These individuals were nominated and voted in by our existing board of directors at the beginning of November, 2014. We are so happy to welcome them to our team! We believe their ideas, input and experience will

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The kitchen at Feeding Hope has received a facelift thanks to Pastor Alex! Now, they have a concrete floor and a much sturdier tin roof. The kitchen area has been pushed back just a little giving the cooks more room to work in. Here’s the palm ‘roof’ they were using before for shade. Here’s their

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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

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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

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