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Blog Post – HI Trip Day 1 by Tim Reppe, 01/1/17

By Brandon Griffin | January 19, 2017

Blog Post – HI Trip Day 1 by Tim Reppe, 01/15/17 I’m hoping to make an impact on this trip but not quite sure how yet.  I’ve seen pictures & read news about devastation,  disease, & poverty on a massive scale.  I could get a sense of it on the ride from the airport to Nicole’s place seeing infrastructure mostly in a state of disrepair.  I see people who are in need (but don’t want…

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Blog Post – HI Trip Day 1 by Rich Harrison, 01/15/17

By Kristi Hofacker | January 17, 2017

Blog Post – HI Trip Day 1 by Rich Harrison, 01/15/17 Rich Harrison – Jan 15th, 2017 Airport experiences often provide for some of my most favorite memories.  The hustle and bustle of so many different people coming and going to so many different places.  It always amazes me that no one ever really runs into each other. This idea took on a whole new level at the Port-au-Prince International Airport.  As if our 8…

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7 Years After, Remembering the Haitian Earthquake

By Brandon Griffin | January 16, 2017

Cal Tech seismologists Charles Francis Richter and Beno Gutenberg developed the Richter scale in 1935 by to quantify the energy released by an earthquake. The Richter scale defines earthquakes in seven levels from ‘micro’ (less than 2.0 on the scale) to ‘great’ (8.0 or higher). Several million microearthquakes occur every year but are seldom felt. One great earthquake exceeding 8.0 may occur every year; a great earthquake exceeding 9.0 only occurs once every 10 to…

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Local Youth Soccer Players Help Procure Hundreds of Jerseys and Pieces of Soccer Equipment for TSF’s Kick It Back Program

By kyle | December 7, 2016

Local Youth Soccer Players Help Procure Hundreds of Jerseys and Pieces of Soccer Equipment for TSF’s Kick It Back Program El Novak rises above the specialness inherent in all children.  At 11-years old, she grasps a slice of ‘the big picture’ rarely seen by most young people their age. She understands the value of giving. One of nearly 5 million kids who play soccer in the United States, El is a member of the Minnesota…

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