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Buy an ornament to support education in Haiti

By

Heather Carroll

November 17, 2019

Ornaments are available for purchase and the proceeds will support Haiti.This year, the Writing Center will sell handcrafted ornaments to help fundraise for their sponsored student, Wensley.

For almost half a decade, the Writing Center has been a member of Building Hope in Haiti — a nonprofit organization that advocates for the funding of education for underprivileged children in Haiti. In an effort to promote this cause as well as to provide increased support for Wensley, the Writing Center is partnering with Trades of Hope in selling Christmas ornaments. The fair trade ornaments are handcrafted in Haiti with cereal box beads and can be seen displayed inside the Writing Center.

The ornaments are priced at $12.50 each and can be ordered by sending the money to @carthagewriting on Venmo. Please leave a note with your name, Carthage email address, and “Wensley Ornament.”  

Orders will be available for pick up in the Writing Center between Thanksgiving and final exams. Your purchase will provide funding for Wensely’s continued sponsorship and will support women in Haiti who are rising from poverty.

Read more about the political and economic situation in Haiti.

SPONSORING DEPARTMENT, OFFICE, OR ORGANIZATION:

Writing Center

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Heather Carroll: hcarroll@carthage.edu, 262-551-6336