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Place of Hope News – Our First Fundraising – March 25th

Fantastic News! Wish you were here for this exciting fundraising event!PLACE OF HOPE – Tour the Facility!ENJOY A WONDERFUL PANCAKE BREAKFAST WITH LIVE MUSIC AND MOREHAVE A GOOD TIME WITH US HELPING FEED THE POOR ELDERLY PancakesSausagesBaconFruit SaladJuiceCoffee Cost: $10 for each ticket, or two for $18 Date: Saturday March 25thTime: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm […]

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Place of Hope: February 2017

Feeding and Caring for the Poor Elderly               Much has happened since the January update. We received funds to purchase a metal cabinet for medications, stethoscope and blood pressure cuff plus general items for our doctors. Two local doctors have committed to serving twice a month. One of our volunteers is putting up the privacy curtain for the […]

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Place of Hope – January 2017

It has been an exciting 2016 for Place of Hope in serving breakfast to our poor elderly. We moved in to our present location in May and have accomplished much due to your generous donations. We have two separate buildings. The kitchen/serving building can seat up to 60 people. Our second building can take additional […]

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Feliz Navidad Celebration, Place of Hope

Feliz Navidad Celebration December 16, 2016 What a great day… Much work preparing for our Christmas brunch, but worth every hour spent. An abundance of joy and love was shared with several surprises. The generosity of these poor people surprised us with gifts of potatoes, avocados, eggs, pineapples, and more to be shared by our […]

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Our Christmas Celebration Plans

2016 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION  December 16 – 10:00 am to Noon Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Wonderful Holidays.  We are preparing for a Festive Christmas Celebration to serve our poor elderly a special meal and a  little gift of traditional cookies (like US animal cookies) and some candies in a pre-packaged bag.  Our volunteers have made a […]

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Unique Christmas Items for Sale

Christmas Crafts by the Indigenous I was visiting my family in Florida and brought crocheted items that the Indigenous made at our food kitchen Place of Hope.  Attached are photos and prices, or make an offer.  My daughter has the items in Florida and will mail your choice to you (item price + postage) from Florida. […]

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Beautiful Local Crocheting and Fall Update

Place of Hope Food Kitchen Update – October, 2016 September has been a busy month… We have a local indigenous female doctor who will serve our people at the kitchen once a month. She came to the kitchen on Friday the 16th of September.   Many of our people recognized her and she speaks Kichwa – the language […]

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August 2016 Update: Place of Hope

Place of Hope and Food Kitchen We’ve been very busy for the month of August in our new location. We recently had an Ecuadorian medical doctor and dentist provided for a day by the government. People from the San Jose village came with many children for dental checkups and also adults for medical checkups, along with […]

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“Place of Hope” Food Kitchen – July Update We prepared over several weeks for our move to our new location on June 29. One of the San Jose community members, a Maestro, was in charge to prepare the buildings for our move. The buildings had been vacant and neglected for several years. There was a […]

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Minga: Place of Hope

Food Kitchen Update Name Change: ‘Place of Hope’ – previously Hatu Mikui Yes, we are the same food kitchen, dedicated to serving the poor elderly. We will be moving to a new location on June 29.  On Saturday, June 18 we had a Minga.  Indigenous people came from their villages to work on the property […]

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