Hi Friends, Our Mission Trip that was scheduled for late February is still delayed after the Level Four State Dept Travel Ban. So, we are waiting for it to be lifted before we can reschedule our trip. Rest assured, we have been in touch with our friends in Haiti many times since the riots and demonstrations began and our village is safe. We'll keep you posted.
Dear Friends, It has been quite some time since updating our blog and we wanted to share what has been happening, both personally and in Haiti. Those that shop in our store may know that I (Darlene) was the primary caregiver for my mother over the past two years. Mom passed away in October, 2018, and we are heartbroken. My dad died many years ago, so this was especially painful since we have a very small family. Since the start of the new year, I have been able to assemble a small team to go to Haiti and to begin...
We are delighted to be hosting Megan Downey on Saturday morning, February 2nd at 10:00 a.m. to hear (and see pictures) about her mission experiences in Guatemala. Megan is a special education teacher, member of Manassas Baptist Church, and a local resident. She will be spending 7-weeks in Guatemala this summer helping to receive and work with mission teams. Coffee and refreshments will be served. Space may be limited. 9078 Center Street, Manassas, VA
"Be The Change" jewelry from Haiti and aprons from Ghana are now in-stock. "Be the Change" focuses on the energy and movement to be part of changing lives through orphan prevention. Aprons from Ghana are made using a technique called, Batik, a beautiful hand-dying technique, which is almost a lost-art here in America. Women and men are employed to create a better life for themselves and their families through Fair Trade. Stop by and visit us to see what else is new. Scatter Seeds of hope and encouragement!
So happy to be celebrating our third year in Old Town Manassas, VA. Stop by and shop for beautiful handmade and handcrafted items. Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 12. What a special way to buy a gift for Mother's Day!