Monthly Archives: June 2011

We Have Arrived

We arrived safely in Nairobi last night (around 9 p.m. local time), after jet-setting into the night, day and then night again in a matter of hours, making our way through Heathrow and then southeast to Kenya.  On the plane we sat next to an Englishman who works for an organization called the Halo Trust that focuses on removing the hazardous debris of war, in particular de-mining, and a group from Be the Change to eradicate child poverty.  It was [...]

Our Journey Begins: Kenya Bound

Jambo! We leave today for Nairobi and I have packed my cameras, hard drives, memory cards, batteries and other equipment as carefully as possible. This past Sunday, we attended a BBQ at Robert & Kate’s, two former residents of Kenya and big supporters of the Graceland school.  While there, we had the privilege of meeting Dr. Tom Kariuki who came to Washington for a meeting and is a member of the board at Graceland.  We learned a lot more about [...]

Thank you!

Thank you to all who came out last night and showed their support for Graceland Girls and to see us off on our journey.  It was a great success.  We are extremely grateful to have so many wonderful friends!

Graceland Girls Fund Raiser in Boston June 12

There’s only 3 weeks left before we leave for the Graceland School in Kenya to work with underprivileged teen girls.  Our team is planning a fund raiser for the Graceland Girls project on Sunday, June 12 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Mission Bar in Boston. We would love to share our plans and have a beer with you, so please join us.  Complimentary appetizers will be donated by The Mission bar.  (You can even join in trivia at [...]