Hot off the Press! RPI-ESW Design for Orphanage Living Quarters Is In the Works!
They did it! The container has been purchased and is on the RPI campus. The students are now designing all the elements to make this container a home for 12 orphans at the Orphanage of Good Will! Thank you!
We so appreciate the opportunity to tell the stories from our last mission trip with your parishoners. Thank you for your interest and all the wonderful questions.
RPI-ESW Event Report
We attended a lovely fundraising event at the Century House on Saturday evening put on by RPI's Engineers for a Sustainable World. It was wonderful to see a presentation on their projects in Peru, Mexico and Haiti--the later being the shipping container which will soon become sleeping quarters for the orphans in Haiti. Way to go ESW!
Thank You Gifts from Haiti
The people of Rantlamouaie, Haiti are so appreciative of your friendship, generosity and dedication. In the photo below the board of directors holds two hand-carved wooden pieces of artwork given to our team in February. The wooden heart simply states "Thank You Very Much" and we were told the eagle was made for us beacuse it is our nation's symbol. It also symbolizes their prays that we will continue to spread our wings and help they soar into the future. Missing from the photo are board members Matt Adeleke, Tim Schmehl, and Rob Reid.
I'd like to thank St. Paul's for inviting me to their lenten supper and giving me the opportunity to meet many of their parishoners. The soups were delicous and the homemade bread devine! Thank you for your interest in our work and we look forward to working with you in the future.
Safe travel team members: Tim Schmehl (representing TLC, GE and St. John's Episcopal Church), Scott Underhill (representing AECOM and St. George's Church), and Kelly Robinson and Greta White from AECOM. Their projects will include solar and clean water. The team will also stop at the Orphanage of Good Will and the Orphanage of Unfortunate Children to deliver needed supplies.
We have a container heading to Haiti in May. It is a perfect time to send down shoes which are too bulky to take on our mission trips. Children range in age from 4 - 16. Black dress shoes are needed for church and school. Casual shoes are needed for everyday wear and play. Please consider donating shoes for the boys and girls in Haiti. Thank you. Call 518-859-4424 for pick-up or to arrange delivery. We so appreciate YOU!
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Thanks Greenwich CSD!
In the past few months Greenwich CSD has been very busy helping TLC. They've collected boxes of clothing, first-aide supplies, hygiene supplies and pajamas. The 7th and 10th grade French classes of Mrs. Andrea Merlow have been especially busy as they all wrote letters to students in Haiti. Those letters were in the hands of 5th & 6th grade students just 10 days ago and today I shared those letters with the French classes. A video from the Haitian students singing was also shared with the Greenwich students. THANK YOU TO YOU ALL AT GREENWICH CSD FOR YOUR HELP AND DEDICATION TO OUR PROJECTS IN HAITI.
Photo used under Creative Commons from LauraGilchrist4