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Texas A&M Athletes Experience Life Change on Mission of Hope Trip To Haiti

They join athletes from other universities on the island during Haitian Heritage Month

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Students At Charles Finney School In Penfield, NY Show Compassion In Haiti

Here’s a nice story from Penfield, our friends to the south.

The Charles Finney School recently sent a group of 15 students to Haiti, as part of the school’s “Project Compassion” program. This most recent trip marked Project Compassion’s 22nd mission trip in just four years. To date, the program has impacted more than 3,000 people.

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15th Anniversary Dinner for Haiti Ministry to be Held June 4th in Waukegan

Rev. Jean Franco Valdemar, left, and Rev. Arthur Gass, both of Waukegan, during a 2014 mission trip to Haiti, shown with the school bus Valdemar shipped to the Caribbean country. (Posted by BERNARD RAIBLEY, Community Contributor)
Rev. Jean Franco Valdemar, left, and Rev. Arthur Gass, both of Waukegan, during a 2014 mission trip to Haiti, shown with the school bus Valdemar shipped to the Caribbean country. (Posted by BERNARD RAIBLEY, Community Contributor)

The nonprofit Hope for American Haitian Youth and Elderly will hold a 15th anniversary fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. on June 4 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 800 S. Genesee St., Waukegan. Reservations are $50 per person. Donations of school and medical supplies and shoes are welcome.

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Illinois’ Elburn Family Still ‘Has a Heart’ for Haiti

Patrick (left) and Scott Cole of Elburn install the roof of a shed at an orphanage in Haiti. The shed houses electrical components of the solar energy system that volunteers raised money for in 2015.
Patrick (left) and Scott Cole of Elburn install the roof of a shed at an orphanage in Haiti. The shed houses electrical components of the solar energy system that volunteers raised money for in 2015.

The Cole family of Elburn has a history with Haiti that dates to January 2010, just after an earthquake devastated the country.

“Right from the beginning, our family felt called to be involved,” Kim Cole said. “Haiti is already such a poor country, and then to have this earthquake happen of such a great magnitude and so many lives that were lost, we just really had a heart for them.”

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Ole Miss Football Players Help Provide Clean Water to Village of 7,000 During Mission Trip In Haiti

Ole Miss football player Christian Russell spends playful moments with a young Haitian during a mission trip to help provide clean water and share their faith in a village of 7,000 people.
Ole Miss football player Christian Russell spends playful moments with a young Haitian during a mission trip to help provide clean water and share their faith in a village of 7,000 people.

When University of Mississippi defensive end John Youngblood takes a break during the team’s practices, he isn’t likely to take a drink of cold, clean water for granted.

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