Join us for Dinner & a Show!

Fox Valley folks, let us shake up your pandemically quiet Friday nights with dinner and a show! Friday, August 28, is your chance for late summer fun. Sign up for a meal delivery, catered by Caribbean Taste, and login to a CRDF Zoom call with board members Rebecca and Jane for a short back-to-school update. … Continue reading Join us for Dinner & a Show!

Book Review: Doing Good Better

At CRDF, we love books that help us do better and be better. One of our board members recently read William MacAskill's Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others. The author is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and the co-founder of 80,000 Hours, an organization that … Continue reading Book Review: Doing Good Better

2020 Pen Pal Exchange Wrap Up

Last week a packet of about 80 letters completed its journey from Haiti to its final destination in Seattle. We were able to finally wrap up the 2019/20 pen pal exchange after several delays caused by the 2019 protests and COVID-19. We want to give a big thank you to Ms. Polda's class in Seattle … Continue reading 2020 Pen Pal Exchange Wrap Up

2020 Trip Update 3 — With Photos

Bonsoir. Our trip to Caneille was wonderful. You can check out updates 1 and 2 and we'll provide the last of the details here. In this second half of the week, Oliver and I hosted a parent meeting with 150+ community members. We asked what success stories they've seen from students who have graduated from … Continue reading 2020 Trip Update 3 — With Photos

2020 Trip Update 2

Salut! Hello again. Oliver and I are having a fun, productive, safe time in Haiti. On Wednesday, Oliver, Bastia, and I drove just past Hinche to visit a CASEC member. In 2018, CRDF hosted 10 CASEC members for a Leadership and Nonprofit Development workshop in Appleton, WI. CASEC members are elected officials in Haiti, similar … Continue reading 2020 Trip Update 2