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Hurricane ETA & Iota

June 4, 2021

How Education in Honduras Was Impacted
In November of 2020, Honduras experienced some of the most powerful hurricanes in its history. Hurricane ETA hit the country first, and not long after that, Honduras was also devastated by Hurricane Iota. 

Hurricane ETA and Iota did not ...

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How to Find Good Education Charities to Donate To

May 26, 2021

Education charities make learning a part of their mission. Finding a good education charity depends a lot on what is most important to you. The organization’s mission that you find inspiring might not align with the mission of a similar organization someone else wants to donate to. ...

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5 Impactful Ways to Donate to Charities

May 17, 2021

Finding impactful ways to donate to charities is a worthy undertaking that creates a lasting effect on individuals, families, and communities. Over $400 billion is given to charitable organizations each year. In 2020, there was an increase in charitable contributions, which shows the ...

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5 Fun Volunteer Ideas for 2021

April 29, 2021

Do you want to make the world a better place? If so, then maybe it is time to look at your favorite non-profits for volunteer opportunities. Volunteer ideas can range from working at an animal shelter to supporting and empowering young girls in Honduras through fun activities. ...

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How Does Poverty in Latin America Affect Children?

April 19, 2021

Poverty is an unfortunate reality for far too many people who live in Latin America. It’s not a temporary situation that passes; poverty can be a generational and a significant societal issue. Those who experience poverty can find it harder to achieve social mobility, while those ...

Lent Meditations

2021 Lenten Meditations – Good Friday, April 2nd

April 1, 2021

Philippians 2: 5-8

5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

 6 who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 

7 but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

Lent Meditations

2021 Lenten Meditations – Friday, March 26th

March 25, 2021

Matthew 6: 9-13

Jesus said:

9 “This, then, is how you should pray:

“‘Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your name,

10 your kingdom come,

your will be done,

    on earth as it is in heaven.

11 Give us today our daily bread.

12 And forgive us our debts,

Lent Meditations

2021 Lenten Meditations – Friday, March 19th

March 18, 2021

Saint Luke 23: 33-34

When they reached the place called the Skull, the soldiers nailed Jesus to the cross. They also nailed the two criminals, one to the right and the other to the left of Jesus.

Soon after, Jesus said:

«Father, forgive all these people! They don't know what ...

Lent Meditations

2021 Lenten Meditations – Friday, March 12th

March 11, 2021

Luke 4:24-27

24 “Truly I tell you,” he continued, “no prophet is accepted in his hometown. 25 I assure you that there were many widows in Israel in Elijah’s time, when the sky was shut for three and a half years and there was a severe famine throughout the land. 26 Yet Elijah was ...

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