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This year make a gift that changes lives

  • December 20, 2019

The season of giving is well underway. As you reach out to family or friends to let them know you care and are thinking of them, remember, too, our friends in Peru. A gift to Heart-Links this season will... Continue Reading

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“Your community is big. And it includes the world.”

  • November 19, 2019

Meet Jennifer Witzel* Jennifer Witzel was only eight years old when she met her “life mentor.” That mentor’s name was Sister Janet and she was Jennifer’s piano teacher. They shared a love of music which was expressed in many... Continue Reading

Learn about international development first-hand

  • November 5, 2019

Applications for Heart-Links’ summer 2020 Solidarity Trip are now open! Join us for an unforgettable 3-week adventure in solidarity with communities in Zaña, Chiclayo and Cajamarca, in northern Peru. Meet the amazing people Heart-Links works with in each location... Continue Reading

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More ways to connect with Heart-Links’ work in Peru

  • September 23, 2019

At Heart-Links, we do our best to keep our supporters informed about the amazing work our partners are doing in northern Peru—whether that’s helping flood victims rebuild, or improving the quality of life of persons with developmental disabilities or... Continue Reading

The Tea Lounge hosts summer fiesta in support of Heart-Links

  • July 3, 2019

We are pleased to invite you to a very special fiesta in support of Heart-Links hosted by HLs board member Michelle Pierce-Hamilton (owner of London’s Tea Lounge) and the very talented Ivano Poblano, culinary artist of Mexican cuisine. The... Continue Reading

Take the Challenge!

  • June 25, 2019

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is here! For the entire month of June, every $1 you donate to Heart-Links through www.canadahelps.org or www.givingchallenge.ca qualifies us to win $10,000! (minimum donation $3). The more you give, the more chances for us to win! #GivingChallengeCA... Continue Reading

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AGM 2019: An Afternoon to Inspire

  • June 4, 2019

Every Heart-Links event I attend—whether it’s Share the Love, in February, or the summer Homecoming we hold to welcome back our Solidarity Trip participants—leaves me enriched, inspired and eager to continue working alongside our partners in Peru to make... Continue Reading

Save the Date!

  • April 12, 2019

Join us May 26 at our Annual General Meeting. We’d love to see you! Heart-Links’ AGM is a great opportunity to learn more about our partners’ work to improve the lives of women, youth and children in northern Peru and... Continue Reading

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Volunteer Board Opportunity

  • March 19, 2019

Are you interested in making an impact on a global scale? Heart-Links Lazos de Corazón is recruiting Board members who are committed to community, social justice and our global welfare. Connecting local to global, Heart-Links works in solidarity with... Continue Reading

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This February 7 Share the Love!

  • January 24, 2019

Share the Love is back again this February 7 to warm your heart with music, tasty treats, good company and a good cause. Featuring a silent auction, complimentary Peruvian refreshments, a cash bar, and music by El Sistema Aeolian’s Concertino... Continue Reading