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Meet Christina

We’re thrilled to introduce our newest team member to you! Meet Christina Marsico. Christina Marsico is our Manager of Engagement & Partnerships, a new role created here at Team Tassy to better connect our supporters with our families in Haiti.  Christina has been involved with the organization since 2012 as a core volunteer for the Pittsburgh Great American Water Balloon Fight while having also support other Team Tassy
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meet the interns

Our staff triples this summer! We’re fortunate to have four dedicated and talented interns joining us at Team Tassy from Occidental College. They’re each working on one of our job training and placement ventures and they’re connected one on one with a family member to accompany them to success. These guys are getting so much done, we can’t wait to share more of their work
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Menelas Jodia, Menelas Demen

Pascal and Shelove share their ideas about the future of Menelas in a community mapping workshop on Sunday. Greetings everyone! In 2014, we launched a youth program with the goal of helping our Team Tassy kids learn English and explore career paths. The curriculum is rooted in identifying and developing personal strengths to channel into work skills for the future. Our students aspire to
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Run Across Haiti: Final Run from Viv

I was walking to our office this morning thinking how strange it is that we just ran across an entire country last week. Where am I? Did the run really happen? I spent the walk reflecting on every piece of the run and thought about what made the seemingly impossible possible. It took a village. For every runner who thought there was no way
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Run Across Haiti: Final Run from Josh

Sunday’s run was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. After Saturday’s lasagna dinner, we all went to sleep around8pm, my alarm went off less then 3 hours later. By 11:30pm I had my blisters taped up, headlamp on, and a few cups of black coffee in my system. We were off and running before 1am. The next 12 hours were spent trekking 56 miles until we reached the ocean in Jacmel.This
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Run Across Haiti: Final Run from Sean

I wasn’t sure about running on the last day. I was feeling sick and I never thought there was any way possible I could do the whole 56 miles. I decided to just go ahead and try it to see what happened. We planned to start late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. We got started around 1:00 AM on Sunday. It felt good running as a group just
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Run Across Haiti: Day 7 from Josh

Our final day of running is quickly approaching and in less then six hours, Team Tassy will depart at midnight for a 56 mile run from Port Au Price to Jacmel. I’m hoping to get a couple hours of sleep before departing, but it’s hard to sit still knowing what lies only a few hours in the future. We got an early start the next morning
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Run Across Haiti: Day 7 from Tassy

We are finally in Port-Au-Prince, which means that we have one more left to finish the race. Tomorrow will be a rest day and then we are going to start running on Sunday at 12am. We will be going from Port-Au-Prince to Jacmel, about 56 miles. It is going to be pretty interesting. God is with us, we have a strong support crew, we have a plan,
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