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    1,001 Backpacks for Haiti and Home

    Written by Dan Farnesi on August 29, 2018

    Partners For Achievement is excited to announce its new service project for 2018: 1,001 Backpacks for Haiti and Home. We are teaming up with students from more than 15 Chicago area high schools to collect new and gently used backpacks and school supplies. This project is a follow up to last year’s inaugural PFA service […]

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    1,001 (and then some!) Backpacks Arrive in Haiti

    Written by Will Wagner on November 10, 2017

      The backpacks have arrived in Haiti!   Everyone’s hard work and generosity finally paid off. More than 1,500 backpacks and more than 500 pounds of school supplies were recently distributed to Haiti schoolchildren. Wow! Watch the children receive their backpacks in this video courtesy of local resident Denis Atis, who partnered with PFA’s Executive […]

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    1,001 (and then some) Backpacks for Haiti

    Written by Will Wagner on September 7, 2017

      Wow! Thank you donors and PFA students so much for what we accomplished. On August 6, PFA and the Haiti student committee prepared backpacks and school supplies to go to Haiti. Here are the results: 1,487 Total backpacks and drawstring bags    582 Pounds of school supplies Thank you all for making a powerful […]

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    1,001 Backpacks for Haiti

    Written by Dan Farnesi on July 14, 2017

    In March of 2017, my wife, Janet, and I had the opportunity to travel to Haiti on a mission trip to learn about the people of Haiti and how we may help them overcome extreme poverty. Wow! What an experience. We learned a number of great things, including Haitians are resilient; the opposite of poverty […]

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