April Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 4/6/2018 – Gao Lee

By Michael Alada | April 17, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 4/6/2018 – Gao Lee Going to the same place can never give anyone the same experiences and or memories as before. During the beginning of this trip and even weeks before the trip, I was worried. I was worried because last year was so good that I thought to…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 4 4/5/2018 – Jessica Perez-Adame

By Michael Alada | April 17, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 4 4/5/2018 – Jessica Perez-Adame Soccer is a beautiful sport. Regardless if you know how to play it or love to watch the game, soccer brings people from all over the place together with a common interest regardless of who you are. The Haitian Initiative is an amazing program that…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 3 4/4/2018 – Julie Fallenstein

By Michael Alada | April 7, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 3 4/4/2018 – Julie Fallenstein Mission Trip to Haiti – Life Changing experiences We have been in Haiti now for two and a half days and I have seen so many things; children extremely eager to learn English, focused intently on the instructor; children excited to play soccer, on a…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Jordan Dolbin

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Jordan Dolbin Each new year, I choose a word to focus on throughout the year; it’s called it a “guiding word”. For me, a guiding word serves as a point of reference and perspective as I work toward and through my goals. As my Haiti trip approached,…

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Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Danai Kerbaugh

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Danai Kerbaugh When I was younger, I remember learning about an earthquake that took place in a foreign country called Haiti. It was my first glimpse into what devastation looks like, and the first my young mind had realized that life was not as easy for everyone…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Kristen Flom

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 4/3/2018 – Kristen Flom April 3, 2018 …my first full day in Port-au-Prince.  Today included visiting the history museum, walking through centre ville, teaching English, distributing t-shirts and soccer shoes at the Sanneh Foundation center, walking through Cité du Soleil, eating dinner at the guest house and reflecting about…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 1 4/2/2018 – Kent Campbell

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

April Haiti Impact Trip Day 1 4/2/2018 – Kent Campbell Today began like most days arise with daily rituals but at an earlier time than usual to set forth on a new adventure. The first reminder of being in a new country was flipping the light switch and having no power as this is dictated…

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April Haiti Impact Trip 4/1/2018 – Cassie Johnson

By Michael Alada | April 4, 2018

Haiti Impact Trip 4/1/2018 – Cassie Johnson Happy Easter Fools Day! Today, Sunday April 1st, April Fool’s Day and also Easter, we all arrived in Haiti. I was especially anxious all day because I was flying Standby and I am SO HAPPY, and relieved, that I made it here to write this post! I’m so…

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St. Paul and Minneapolis Mayors Urge Gala Crowd To Continue Supporting TSF Programs

By Michael Alada | March 12, 2018

St. Paul and Minneapolis Mayors Grge Gala Crowd To Continue Supporting TSF Programs TSF not only had one of the new Minnesota major-city mayors in attendance, but both mayors of the state’s two largest cities, St. Paul Mayor, Melvin Carter, and Minneapolis Mayor, Jacob Frey, took the stage at the eighth annual TSF Gala4Goals.  In…

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Conway Cheer Team Walks Away With Crowd-Pleasing Gold

By Michael Alada | March 12, 2018

Conway Cheer Team Walks Away With Crowd-Pleasing Gold You knew it was good when the jumbo monitor in the ballroom caught a member of the scene-stealing Conway Cheer Team leaning over to tell another team member while taking a bow, “They’re giving us a standing ovation!” The standing ovation was indicative of how the Conway…

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