246. Good Works: Potter’s House Leaders Bring Stories of Hope to Barrington
- Posted by Courtney Quigley
- On October 5, 2013
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It’s a busy weekend for Barrington High School senior, Courtney Quigley! Not only is she this year’s BHS Homecoming Queen, the organization she founded, Hope’s in Style, is hosting a special event in Barrington tomorrow to introduce guests to the leaders of Potter’s House International who are in town from Guatemala.
Potter’s House is the organization Courtney has spent the past few summers helping in their mission to assist and find homes for families and children living in Guatemala City’s garbage dump.
They will share their story and show you how Potter’s House is changing the lives of, not only the garbage dump’s residents, but also their volunteers like Courtney Quigley, her family and friends. Courtney and a group of about two dozen other teens from Barrington traveled to Guatemala for nine days this summer to help Potter’s House build two homes for families living in the garbage dump community. Here’s a quick video by BHS freshman, Addi Coy, offering a look at their work from this summer…