Events & News2019-12-11T20:04:40+00:00


Run for Rwanda

RUN FOR RWANDA! It is with great pride that we return for the 2nd annual Run for Rwanda taking place on Saturday, September 19th, 2020! We can’t thank our supporters enough, no matter how big or how small, for the generous contributions last year. Success builds on success. And that is why we are thrilled to return for another year via a virtual event. We invite you to gather up family, or a close friend, and run, walk or bike a 5K through your neighborhood in virtual support. Or, if you’d like to see some familiar faces, join fellow [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|

Amazing Progress!!

Amazing Progress!! The buildings have windows. The classrooms have desks. The dormitory has bed frames. The first contingent of students will soon occupy the semi-finished buildings! There is still loads of work to do and basic essentials to fund: doors, text books, science equipment, the entire muddy grounds, fixtures, food, mattresses and so much more, but St. Antoine school is becoming a reality! THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR DONORS for continuing to make this happen!      

By |January 20th, 2020|

Father Jean Bosco’s Christmas message of thanks

Good Morning Friends! Father Jean sends a Christmas message of thanks: God said:"let there be light!" God saw that light was beautiful,( Gen 1, 3-4). Dear Friends, may Advent to bring all closer to Baby Jesus, my joy be his gift to you! We meet often to pray for you. We praise God with you for the wonder school, unfolding daily at Karangazi. St. Anthony is the school, you are generously giving to Rwandan children. It has come up from the bushy grounds like the rising sun in the equatorial sun to shine bright for generations to come. Inhabitants, herdsmen, [...]

By |December 22nd, 2019|

An Evening with Friends at HiHO Brewery

Join us at HiHO!  On Thursday evening Aug 22nd, HiHO Brewing (1707 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH) will be hosting FRE from 5:30-9:30.  Stop by for a beer, try out the new food offerings (Pizza Kitchen now open, dough and sauces made from scratch daily), and learn about the latest progress made on the happenings in Rwanda.  (For questions, email or call  Rich Wanders at 440-343-5967)

By |July 26th, 2019|

Summer 2019- What’s Happening with FRE?

Hi friends- Happy summer.  We are so excited about the progress made on the construction of the school in Rwanda.  If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the pictures on  our website ( or our Facebook page, please do so, and you’ll see why we are so excited.  Thanks to all who are helping to make this dream a reality.  There are also some upcoming events to make you aware of…. Run for Rwanda- on Sat morning, June 15th at Hudson Springs Park in Hudson, OH we are hosting a fun event for the entire family.  You can run [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|
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