July, 2012

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Slice of Life: The Haitian Sensation

Slice of Life: The Haitian Sensation Last August I traveled to Haiti with a team from HCN. This trip was my second visit to Haiti and it certainly won’t be my last. Because Haiti and the Haitian people hold a special place in my heart, I’d like to share some ofRead the Rest…


A Successful Surgery: Daniel’s Story Continues


An Interview with HCN’s Executive Director Kristen Hertzog

In case you missed the interview our Excutive Director Kristen Hertzog did regarding her work in Haiti and the Haitian Connection Network with the Lancast Podcast, you can listen to it here on Youtube. Click the video below!


Slice of Life: The Anatomy of a Fundraiser

Slice of Life: The Anatomy of a Fundraiser We interrupt our regularly scheduled Slice of Life posts about life in Haiti to pull back the curtain (as theater folks are apt to say) in order to show you a little bit about what goes on behind the scenes of aRead the Rest…


Lancaster Missions Fest: We Need You To Volunteer!

Lancaster Missions Fest, one of the largest mission festivals in our area, is happening August 3 – 5 and the Haitian Connection Network will be there. And we are looking for volunteers to help out. We are looking for helpers to man our booth from 8:30 am till 1 pmRead the Rest…


The Lancast Podcast: HCN Brings Us A Native Look At Haiti

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with Daniel Smith and the Lancast Podcast to chat about and share Daniel’s story and journey with Lancast listeners.  I also had a chance to share about the upcoming Glee Fundraiser in Lancaster at the Ware Center. If you haven’t gottenRead the Rest…


Slice of Life: Transportation in Haiti

  Transportation in Haiti Transportation in Haiti can be an adventure. As one of the poorest countries around, Haiti does not have the best infrastructure, especially when it comes to a public transportation system. No subways, no buses, no trains, and no New York style taxies. Most Haitians are too poor toRead the Rest…


Thanks to Jeff Hawkes and Those Who Supported Daniel

Readers respond, aid youth I wish to thank columnist Jeff Hawkes for the excellent article about Haitian Connection Network student Daniel Smith and his upcoming surgery to remove the tumor in his mouth. Thanks to this positive and focused media, letters and checks came pouring in for Daniel’s related expensesRead the Rest…


HCN in the Media: Rotary Club of Lititz Gives To Haiti Nonprofit

Rotary Gives To Haiti Nonprofit The Rotary Club of Lititz recently donated $1,000 to the Haitian Connection Network (HCN). Kristen Hertzog (center), the organization’s executive director, accepted a check from Stefanie Myer, Rotary Club pesident, and John Huber, the club’s president-elect. HCN is a nonprofit that provides support for HaitianRead the Rest…


Slice of Life: Pâté

Slice of Life: Pâté As mentioned in our last post, an important part of HCN is our food program.  It is so important for students to have a good meal in order to be able to concentrate on their studies.  The big difference between the average American college student andRead the Rest…


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