Here is an article I wrote for The NWI Times on the Guatemala trip, specifically the nonprofit's founder Karen Scheeringa-Parra and the story of the organization's birth: Northwest Indiana nonprofit makes impact abroad.
ZACAPA, Guatemala | A young Guatemalan boy dressed in a worn polo shirt and navy blue pants holds on to a square piece of paper with a number on it.
His name is Alex and he's 9 years old.
The tiny piece of paper serves as his entrance ticket to a nutrition center in Zacapa, Guatemala, where he will join dozens of other children for a weekly feed. The center was funded and built by Hearts in Motion, a nonprofit organization based in Highland. [Read More...]