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A Heart for Haiti

A Heart for Haiti

A mission trip has always been a part of my bucket list, however I didn’t know that my experience in Haiti would mean so much more to me than checking off a box. We departed early on March 8th for Haiti, experienced a culture shock of Haitian driving with our fearless bus driver and got […]

A Walk Towards Humility

A Walk Towards Humility

This article originally appeared in Resound, a digital and print publication of Redeemer University College: www.redeemer.ca/resound. Kendra Slagter was a former student at HDCH and graduated in 2014. She is now studying Social Work at Redeemer University College. A Walk Towards Humility By: Kendra Slagter, Social Work student at Redeemer University College This past term, […]

Community Connections

Community Connections

On Friday, September 9, HDCH hosted the annual ‘Grade 9 Day.’ This day acts as an orientation of sorts to Grade 9 students who don’t know much about the school or each other. It allows students to informally meet other students in their grade, socialize over fun games and activities, and serve our community at […]

A Ugandan Transformation

A Ugandan Transformation

Cheers and shouts from the sidelines of a homemade sports court filled the air. “Mzungu! Mzungu!” came from giggling children who thought it was hilarious seeing white people play a sport. Players were slipping because of the dust-covered ground, fouls were flying, and baskets were being made on the rusty, old nets. Somehow, the five […]

Haiti 2016: Mission of Hope

Haiti 2016: Mission of Hope

“Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples.” 1 Chronicles 16:24 A team of eleven Grade 11 students, along with Mr. & Mrs. VanderVelde, went to serve at Mission of Hope in Haiti during the March Break.  Building on the connection from the Van der Mark family who worked at Mission […]

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