Barrington Area Teens Fundraise for Family in Guatemala: “Hope’s In Style” Fashion Show on February 24

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On February 1, 2013
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  Fashion and compassion will work hand-in-hand on February 24, 1- 4 p.m., when Barrington High School students present a charity fashion show called “Hope’s In Style” at the Garlands Center for The Performing Arts, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington, Ill. All proceeds from the event will go to Potter’s House Association to build a house for 8-year-old Monica Morales and her seven family members who are currently living in squalor conditions at the Guatemala City garbage dump in Guatemala. The idea for this event was born when Barrington High School junior Courtney Quigley, interned for a month in Guatemala with Potter’s House, an organization that helps more than 11,000 people currently living in […]
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Hope’s in Style hosted Potter’s House leadership from Guatemala

  • Posted by Courtney Quigley
  • On January 9, 2013
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Hope’s in Style, the local organization that supports the Potter’s House effort in Guatemala, hosted an event last Sunday at the Garland’s. Potter’s House co-founder Gladys Guitz and President Edgar Guitz were there to present the organization to those who are unaware of what they do and whom they serve. They also took part in thanking the local efforts of volunteers from this area. For information regarding Potter’s House go to Pottershouse.org. Teens that were on the trip last summer were part of a panel discussing their experiences and how the trip changed the way they look at themselves and life. Over 100 people attended the reception and presentation. New […]
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