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Kimmy Gibbler wants YOU (and all your friends) to race with us on May 1!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d3k9sR8HrM Any Full House fans out there?! Kimmy Gibbler has a special message for you—she wants YOU to join us for the 2nd annual Racing for GRACES virtual run the weekend of May 1. Registration is $40 per person with all proceeds supporting at-home learning for the students at Escuela Integrada. Escuela Integrada...
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2nd Annual Racing For GRACES To Take Place Virtually May 1

We’re back with another opportunity for you to hit the pavement (or the trail) for GRACES! Join us for the second annual Racing for GRACES virtual run the weekend of May 1. You pick the time, the location and the distance—1 mile fun run, awesome! 5k for race timing, cool!...
Miguel attends school virtually from his home in Guatemala.

Virtual Vision Trips Provide Way to Connect with Students and Families Amidst Pandemic

Miguel’s house is made up of pieces of corrugated metal, plywood and scrap metal. The home, held up by large sticks of wood, has dirt floors. Miguel sits at the kitchen table with his economical smartphone and connects to his virtual classes every day. His single mother makes tortillas in...
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View our 2020 Annual Report

I was in 5th grade the first time I learned how to shift. My dad would take me to basketball practice and teach me how to shift as he drove. After that, I practiced actually driving with my grandpa in a ’72 Ford pickup on old farm roads. Then, in...
Students and parents participated in enrollment at Escuela Integrada on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The school year begins this Thursday, January 14, with all students learning at home.

A New school year! All students to continue at-home learning

“I am excited to learn new things!” - Oscar, incoming kindergarten student Dear GRACES Community, Happy New Year! January in Guatemala not only brings the start of a new calendar year, but it also is the time of a new school year. Schools in Guatemala begin in January and continue...
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A Note of Thanks from the Executive Director

Dear GRACES Community, The year 2020 is just about over, and many people are looking forward to a fresh start. When I became the Executive Director of GRACES last year, I had no idea what this year would bring—I don’t think anyone did. I am not going to lie, my...