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Pain is Real. So is Hope.

I just got back from Haiti after another round of leadership training for the staff at the Haiti Deaf Academy (HDA). On this trip, the staff and I discussed the challenges they face when caring for the deaf children at HDA. Tragically, many of the deaf children come to HDA having endured disease, abandonment, hunger,

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Making Ripples

Making Ripples “Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water – it will make ripples throughout the entire pond.”- Jessy and Bryan Matteo For the last two years, I have enjoyed representing Hope Signs as a volunteer with Deaf Teen Quest (DTQ) here in Jacksonville, Florida. DTQ sends

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Encourage, Educate, & Empower

Four months ago today, my team and I were in Haiti, and what a trip! In just a week’s time, we managed to conduct a survey trip of the deaf community, Leveque; host a three day camp for over 50 students at the Haiti Deaf Academy; and provide professional development for three deaf national pastors.

here's to the next chapter.happy retirement, mark!

Hope Signs Goes to Haiti

In a little over a week, I will be will be headed to Haiti. I know that traveling the world is a privilege and a luxury, but it is not always pretty. In fact, I am already preparing myself for the heartbreaking sights I am guaranteed to see in Haiti. Nearly half of the population

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Why we are here…

Hi! Welcome to Hope Signs’ new corner of the virtual world! I am Rebecca Diley, the founder and president of Hope Signs. Allow me to share my story with you and how it has led to the development of Hope Signs. I grew up in Florida and am the oldest of five children, I naturally