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Greely students off to Guatemala through Safe Passage Leslie Bridgers, Portland Press Herald April 22, 2014

Safe Passage: Paddling from Maine to Guatemala for the Children of the Dump Atlantic Coastal Kayaker April 2014 article

Woman plans solo kayak trip to Guatemala The Working Waterfront, March 19, 2014

72 students participate in 2014 Alternative Spring Break trips March 28, 2014

Alternative Spring Break Group Hopes to Raise Awareness February 18, 2014

Grandmother Paddles for Child of Guatemala Garbage Dump Exepdition News, February 2014

Water Charity Project part 3. February 3, 2014



PropTalk article about the Kayak Safe Passage Expedition Prop Talk, December 2013

Herman Receives Distinguished Service Award, Grand Traverse Insider, November 4, 2013

Port Teens Preparing for Service Trip to Guatemala, Greg Phipps, Newburyport Daily News, November 18, 2013

Video Interview with 10 year old Safe Passage supporter Amanda Herman, FOX 32, October 23,2013

It's Fiesta Time! Brooks Vanderbrush, Grand Traverse Insider Oct 14, 2013

Safe Passage Open Studio WMPG Radio Interview with Dave Holman and Richard Sandifer September 11, 2013

East Troy church aims for awareness, Janesville Gazette. 22 August 2013

Brighter Future, Kristine Morris Grand Traverse Insider, June 16 2013

Fiesta Guatemala Fills Congregational Church, Chris Wolf, Penobscot Bay Pilot, March 9, 2013

Volunteers to Speak on Work with Women and Children in Africa, Central America, Free Press, 28 February 2013

Skaneateles volunteer learns from children she's teaching in Guatamala, Jessica Soule, The Citizen, 6 January 2013


It's Fiesta Time!, Brooks Vanderbush, Grand Traverse Insider, 22 October 2012

Local Organization Hosts Run For Guatemala, WCSHL News,, 5 October 2012

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Safe Passage Executive Director Richard Schmaltz, Helen Dailey, WCSH6, 7 September 2012

Welch Allyn Employees Provide Healthcare Services in Guatemala, Linda Jones, Healthcare POV, 26 June 2012

Tomaszewski has Lofty Goal (featuring Ben True), Deirdre Fleming, Portland Press Herald, 15 May 2012

After a Life-Changing Spring Break, Students Share Their Perspectives, Bowdoin Daily Sun, 16 April 2012

Safe Passage Recycle CollectionWheelock College News, 13 March 2012

Students Perform to Raise Donations for Guatemalan Charity, Bowdoin Daily Sun, 7 March 2012

Martinez 11' Discusses Gap Year in GuatemalaEHS Alumni Newsletter, 11 January 2012 


Giving back as an AmeriCorps worker, Linda Sailer, The Dickinson Press, 25 December 2011

Two Gringos in Guatemala, Gorham Times, December 22, 2011

"Guatemalan women earn a living turning trash into treasure"  Anna-Claire Bevan, The Guardian December 23, 2011

Johns Hopkins Top Model Competition Benefits Safe Passage, November 30, 2011

NPR Podcast: "Guatemala City's Basurero," November 23, 2011

Fiesta Supports Guatemala Children Glen Arbor Sun, September 26, 2011
Rotarians Help Children Escape Future in Guatemala City Garbage Dump, Bob Pepalis, Alpharetta-Milton Patch, 7 February 2011.
New executive director has long history with Safe Passage, Amy Anderson, The Forecaster, 11 January 2011.


A brother's gift: 'Images and sounds I captured in a place you could have called home.', Linda Leiva, Sun Journal, 6 January 2010.
Recycling poverty into possibilities
, Susanna Place, resource, January-February 2010.
Maine Student Named Outstanding Youth Philanthropist, Association of Fundraising Professionals, 13 April 2010.
The visual power of children with cameras, Blue Greenberg, The Herald Sun, 27 August 2010.
16+ Portland downtown businesses unite for Guatemala Youth, press release, 30 August 2010.
Guatemalan art collected at local gallery, Ashley Taylor, The Duke Chronicle, 1 September 2010.
Safe Passage's Annual 5K Goes Global and Virtual, press release, 8 September 2010.
Fiesta, run and walk to benefit Safe Passage, Garret Leiva, Traverse City Record-Eagle, 15 September 2010.
Global road race debuts in hopes of lifting kids' lives, Emma Bouthillette, Portland Press Herald, 24 September 2010.
The Madre Project, press release, 4 October 2010.
Guatemala: Top Seven Places to Visit on a Family Vacation, Jyl Johnson Pattee, Mom It Forward Blog, 4 November 2010.
Land of eternal contradiction, Michelle Fajkus, elephant journal, 17 November 2010.

LTN Joins Safe Passage and Maya Lacrosse in Guatemala, April 2010

Face-to-Face: Mission Work in Guatemala, Tara Olsen, Bangor Theological Seminary Newsletter, Winter 2010 

TechMaine's "Best of the Web" Award 2010 - Nonprofit category (Kevin Brooks Web Design and Development)


Shannon Malone, Shinnyo-en Foundation Blog

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