Santa’s Elves

Workshops Give Children Skills, Satisfaction, and Joy One of the wonderful things about COAR is that there are many options for residents. Fundación Renacer provides internship and English opportunities for high academic achieving students. COAR staff works to encourage young men and women in mechanics, sewing, baking, and other trades. And students who have learning […]

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September 2019 – COAR’s Foundation Day: August 15th

Celebrated at the Cathedral where St. Romero is Buried August 15th 1980 was the day that Fr. Ken Myers, working in El Salvador with the Cleveland Latin American Mission Team, brought the first child from a refugee camp to his parish in Zaragoza.  (Admittedly he decided the date in hindsight since he was responding to […]

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Watercolor original by: Marie Spaeder Haas

September 2019 – Executive Director’s Reflections & News from El Salvador

From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson The idea is NOT the Hard Part, so Here’s to You, Dear Donor Dear Donor to COAR – Let me tell you how much you mean to me – to the children too, of course – but to them, by way of me.  Bill Gates […]

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