2019 Strategic Plan

Earlier this year, the Safe Passage Board of Directors, staff, and stakeholders developed a new strategic plan. The main areas of focus included: Mission School and Programs Facilities Finance Development Data Analysis Our three big ideas were: Achieving financial sustainability with improved planning, budgeting, and fundraising practices that foster accountability and expand, diversify, and better Read More »

This Giving Tuesday, help outfit our new middle school classrooms!

What is GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, a special day of giving back to help transform the world for good. This year GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2019. Safe Passage is participating by launching a special campaign to raise $20,000 to furnish our new middle school classrooms. What is our GivingTuesday goal? This Read More »

Spreading the word about Safe Passage

Safe Passage supporters live all around the world, united together with one common goal: helping our students in Guatemala City succeed. After first learning about our story and Hanley Denning’s original vision, many people are touched and want to learn more. They might eventually travel down to Guatemala to meet our students and see our Read More »

VIDEO: Laptop Donations from our German Friends

Our Safe Passage German Friends & the Oliver Herbrich Kinderfonds recently donated laptops to our students. Thanks to their generosity, our students have better access to technology! See here for a photo album.

Smiling like Cinderella princesses: Dress A Girl

One of our supporters Ky Wolterbeek recently brought down 166 dresses for some of our students. Ky works with Dress a Girl Around the World which provides beautiful dresses sewn by volunteers to disadvantaged girls around the world. Ky shared her story with us below. I have been involved with Safe Passage for 15 years. Read More »

Support Team Stories: My Week at Safe Passage

“It was one of the best experiences of my life.” Earlier this spring, Catherine spent a week at Safe Passage as part of a Support Team. When she returned home, she was eager to share her story and spread the word about the life changing experience she had. Read her story and watch her video Read More »

2016 Giving Tuesday: Feeding Families in Need

What is Giving Tuesday? We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but many have not heard of Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a global day for giving back to nonprofits and celebrating donors across the world. We’re so grateful to have the opportunity to celebrate you all year long, and especially on Giving Tuesday! Read More »

This Giving Tuesday, Give Hope to Safe Passage Families In Need

We exceeded our 2015 Giving Tuesday Goal by 44 families. Thank you to everyone who participated! You can still make an impact in Guatemala City by making a donation to our program today. What is Giving Tuesday? We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but many have not heard of Giving Tuesday, a Read More »

Guatemalan Supply Drive

 After months of organization and planning, on Saturday, February 8, Radio Corporación Nacional (RCN) and Safe Passage started a school supply donation drive called Sé Útil Por Los Niños with optimism and excitement. The event was a success thanks to the generosity of Guatemalans who answered call that RCN and Safe Passage made ​​throughout January Read More »

2 Donations in Guatemala

This month we thank two terrific organizations in Guatemala for donating significant funds to Safe Passage and showing leadership in creating local solutions to local challenges. In October, The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) awarded Safe Passage $6,200 to help improve school retention rates in our older at-risk students. As we prepare for Read More »