Posts Tagged: collection

Maria Helps the Homeless in “Tent City”

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This is Maria, and she is taking up a collection of clothing, blankets, coats and goods that her local homeless community can use. Maria is a friend of mine who enjoys going that extra mile for others, including strangers. The help which she provided for our Guatemala Eyeglass Collection was immeasurable! Now Maria took it… Read more »

Let’s Give Reilly A Lift

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Update 5/8/12 – Donations are no longer being collected. Thanks to everyone’s generosity and good will, Rielly has his new van! Please visit Reilly’s website and help us give Reilly a lift! Please help give Reilly a lift and send your donation to the address below… a non-profit! Donations can now be made by sending… Read more »

Shelli Gary and Her Family Bring Eyeglasses to Guatemala

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The Gary family brought more than 1,730 pair of eyeglasses, with over 1,500 pair collected by BK2HK. What a joy it was to be involved in this. BK2HK plans on continuing the collection, so if you wish to donate any Prescription Eyeglasses/Drug Store Reading glasses/and Prescription or non-prescription sunglasses to us for next summer’s trip… Read more »

A Gift from a Mayan Woman in Guatemala

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Thanks to all of those who participated in BK2HK’s prescription eyeglass donations for Guatemala. People such as the generous Mayan woman who gave me this purse as a gift can continue to work on such beautiful sewing projects thanks to better eyesight. The women from the villages sew many beautiful things. They sew the clothing… Read more »

The Garys Are Back From Guatemala

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The Gary Family has returned this past Sunday, August 2nd from Guatemala. I spoke briefly to Shelli Gary and she said the trip was fantastic! So many happy people, happy faces receiving much needed eyeglasses/sunglasses/and drug store reading glasses. I am currently awaiting a full report from Shelli informing us in detail, along with a… Read more »

Handing Out Eyeglasses In Guatemala

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The Gary Family is now in Guatemala assisting in dispensing the 1,730 pair of Prescription Eyeglasses collected by Be Kind to Humankind (BK2HK) and other sources here in the U.S. Shelli Gary estimates that BK2HK collected over 1,500 pair! BK2HK has helped to triple the amount of eyeglasses brought to Guatemala this summer. Last summer… Read more »

Prescription Used Eyeglass Donations For Guatemala

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The Gary family is taking up a collection of used unwanted prescription eyeglasses for the men, women and children of Guatemala. The Gary family has gone to Guatemala for the past 2 summers bringing these much needed eyeglasses to the people there. If you have any used eyeglasses which you no longer wear, please mail… Read more »

Shopping Spree Courtesy Of Meijer Department Store, Ann Arbor Michigan!

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Meijer Department Store on Jackson Road in Scio Township, Michigan, was gracious and generous enough to award BK2HK a $250.00 Gift Certificate to be spent for items needed at the Robert J. Delonis Center for the Homeless, Washtenaw County!!! Debbie Locke-Daniel, Executive Director of the Ypsilanti Area Convention and Visitors Bureau went on a fabulous… Read more »