News and Events

Board of Directors meeting—all are welcome!
Upcoming Events

Saturday October 19, 2018 7:30 – 9:30 PM: Fall Friend Raiser–a chance for members of previous delegations to share reflections and for those interested in making a trip to find out what draws us there and keeps us active in this project. Join us for a relaxing evening of stories, music, updates, and plenty of cider, donuts, and apples. Already a supporter of our project? Bring a friend and get a chance at a door prize! Stay tuned for details.

November 12-19 2018 (dates approximate)
Our fall trip will include a group from Florida, but others are most welcome!

Past Events

Friday July 13, 2018  7-10PM: Summer Mowtown Fundraiser–THANKS FOR MAKING THIS AN OUTSTANDING SUCCESS!!!


Pilar’s Café & Tamales
Tiana Marquez, Singer & Storyteller
People’s Food Coop
Miguel  Bonilla, Play It Again Sports, Ann Arbor
Dio Dinner Theatre, Pinckney
Encore Theatre, Dexter
Amelia Hefferlin,
Dar Williams, Singer
Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor
IB Remsen, Potter
Madeline Diehl, Writing Coach
Mary Eldridge, Artist
Steuart Smith, Music Producer
Ed Hagopian, Hagopian Rug Cleaners
Fourth Ave Birkenstocks
Alicia Botti, Ameriprise Financial Services

February 2018
Board members Lorrie Douglas and Fran Mayes traveled to Nicaragua to meet with El Puente and to perform local community service.

December 9, 2017
Erika Murcia gave a presentation at an Economic Justice gathering at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor. The topic was her work in Nicaragua helping the El Puente cooperative organize and prepare for the formal certification as a Nicaraguan cooperative.

April 2017
Six of us traveled to Nicaragua to help  in the construction of their outdoor kitchen.

April 2018
El Puente complete construction of the locked storage building and of the kitchen! Pictures will be posted soon.

We regularly coordinate delegations and small group trips to Nicaragua. If you or your group are interested, please contact us for details.

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If you can’t make it, you can still donate! Every little bit goes a long way.