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Last Call for Friday Night Dinner!

If you haven't signed up yet for our Dinner and A Show, be sure to do so now. You get your chose of meal from Caribbean Taste delivered to your house and a short back-to-school update on Zoom for $25 donation. REGISTER NOW BY CLICKING THE SIGN UP BUTTON BELOW!

Back to School

“Back to school” looks very different this year and is creating hurdles and complexity beyond the wildest dreams of parents, caregivers, and educators.  For kids in Haiti, the struggles around education are often insurmountable regardless of the year.  Imagine traveling 2 hours on foot to reach the closest school or purchasing school books when your … Continue reading Back to School

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