Donors & Donations

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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March 2019 – Student Government – COAR Leads the Way Nationally

What do the children write about? These are children, after all, so they write about their daily lives: chores, homework, how much they like chicken and soccer. But as they grow and mature, their letters reflect new horizons. An exciting new development is captured in this letter, written by Luz, (see translation, below.) When 50 …

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Watercolor original by: Marie Spaeder Haas

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

From the Peace Mission’s Executive Director By Mary K. Stevenson Solidarity & Generosity Our translation program with high schools began in 2004, when I, in my first official act as Executive Director stood in front of a closet full of suitcases and boxes of untranslated letters from the previous few years. They had renovated our …

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