Liesel Briggs

Liesel Briggs and her daughter Rosemary promote their tiny charity and the work they are doing. "Hands of hope"  Check out their Facebook page: and their gofundme campaign: . 

Hands of Hope  raises money for young students in Nepal who desperately want an education and a better community. They build libraries,  support orphans and provide basic living needs for impoverished children.

The red beech trees swayed in a mysterious way shielding my view from the Kings Throne. Ah, the chalk cliffs of Rügen, songs should be written about them. These sheer, almost tooth-like cliffs face the Baltic Sea, which can be emerald green, but was Read more

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Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: courtesy Ruth Lera

If you’re lucky you’ll have neighbors you like. If you’re even more fortunate, you'll have neighbors as friends. But I must be one of the most blessed people around, because I have neighbours who inspire me. Read more

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Issue: 2014-01-23, PHOTO courtesy of Liesel Briggs

Entering a log house south of Whitehorse, I'm confronted by a large box filled with little dolls, knitted in all the colours of the rainbow. I walk past them and Liesel Briggs welcomes me with a cup of tea and a seat in the comfy living room. There Read more

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Across the territory next week, various Yukon Education Week activities will take place to help raise awareness of the importance of education. The path to educational awareness in other countries, however, can be much steeper. Liesel Briggs and he Read more

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Imagine children, some as old as 17, who have never held a book – never read a book in their own language Liesel Briggs and her daughter Rosemarie have handed books to children in Nepal and India. Their passion is to provide "books and basics". Read more

Making A Difference!