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Perham graduate Tanja Dwire, left, has created the 7:10 Foundation to bring needed supplies to people in Haiti. Here, she is shown with 90-year-old Madam Baguette, to whom she brought a pair of sandals from the foundation. “She was tickled pink,” Tanja said of Baguette’s reaction to her new shoes. The Haitian woman walks miles to attend a weekly widow’s group. Submitted photo

Helpers in Haiti: Perham grad starts charitable 7:10 Foundation

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Tanja and Jeremiah Dwire’s lives were dramatically changed after a mission trip to Haiti in December of 2012.

After returning to the U.S., the Dwires were inspired to do more to help the people of Haiti – especially widows and orphans.

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They created the 7:10 Foundation, based on the Bible verse Zechariah 7:10: “Oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.”

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