Sam and Wilson: Two Worlds Together

  • August 30, 2011
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Sam is an 18 year old young man from Maine who is just starting his first year of college. Wilson is a 5 year old who lives in a Zone 3 slum of Guatemala City with his mother and 2 siblings. Each day Wilson comes to Safe Passage’s Guardería

The Doctor Is In!

  • August 25, 2011
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July 25-29th was a very special week at Safe Passage. Not only were we visited by the famous Quinceañera team, but we also hosted a team of 18 dedicated doctors! Shared Beat, a non-profit organization based in Austin, TX, has been contributing generously to Safe Passage since 2006. Generally

Support Team Season: From Maine to Utah

  • August 9, 2011
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It may be “winter” in Guatemala, with daily rain storms cooling off the air, but summer vacations are in full swing in the United States, making it a popular time for Safe Passage supporters to form Support Teams. These groups of energetic, hard working volunteers come to Guatemala for

The Big Day

  • August 2, 2011
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This past week, Safe Passage welcomed 25 volunteers from the First Unitarian Church of Schenectady, NY to Guatemala City to put on the Quinceañera 2011. This group of 19 high-schoolers and six fearless chaperones had been meeting and preparing for almost a year leading up to this important week.