Posts Tagged ‘SYSK’

Where is Guatemala?

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

We often get the question “Where is Guatemala?” when we first start talking to someone unfamiliar with CoEd’s programs. Of course the simple answer is the geographical location—directly south of Mexico in Central America.  But if you allow us to be sentimental, mushy gushy for a moment, the truer answer is that Guatemala remains in the heart of each visitor she receives.  

Where is Guatemala

The more than 650 people who have volunteered in Guatemala on a CoEd Snapshot Tour will certainly agree. Some of those travelers have more than 20 tours under their belt, while others have traveled but once for a glimpse into the Guatemala’s cultural richness.

Her beauty captivates.

Lake Atitlan

More from Skyline Images

Her people welcome.


Rockin’ the Bow Tie for #GivingTuesday 2013

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Why do you rock a CoEd Bow Tie on #GivingTuesday?

We asked and here’s what you had to say about wearing the CoEd Bow Tie.

Dhani Jones Bow Tie Cause

“Because CoEd’s doing incredible work in Guatemala so how can I not #tieoneon?” —Dhani Jones, former Bengals Football Player

Josh and Chuck SYSK

“Because any chance to look cool and help little kids at the same time is a double win.” —Josh and Chuck, Stuff You Should Know Podcasters

Randy Kalp BeersandBeans

“If you’re going to tie one on this season, why not help the kids of Guatemala at the same time?! :)” —Randy Kalp, Beers of Travel Bloggers


Participate in #GivingTuesday in 3 Simple Steps

Monday, November 18th, 2013

The chill in the air,  the uptick in Best Buy commercials and the ever-present threat of having to scrape your car windshield in the frigid morning temps can only mean one thing….

#GivingTuesday* is upon us! 

Dhani Jones Bow Tie Cause

Even Dhani Jones will be sporting his CoEd Bow Tie on Dec 3rd.

Help us create some buzz on social media this #Giving Tuesday by participating in CoEd’s awesomeness campaign. Here’s how:

1. SNAP: 

Snap a pic of you wearing your CoEd bow tie…or Guatemalan accessories. Submit your photo to us by November 25th to be entered for a chance to win a bag of authentic Guatemalan coffee (percolation perfection!) and a Guatemala t-shirt, along with being featured on our blog, Facebook page, etc. Click here to submit your photo(more…)