His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada presents the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) (M.S.M.) to Karen Goodyear, M.S.M.

Karen Goodyear received the Meritorius Service Medal on behalf of COHH in 2016 from David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. This award is given to volunteers who have made outstanding humanitarian work in Canada or around the world.

Karen Goodyear founded Children of Hope Haiti in 2002 to aid disadvantaged students and to build a new generation of Haitian leaders.  The organization supported communities devastated further by the 2010 earthquake in sponsoring local schools, investing in wells for safe drinking water and providing goats to families as sources of both sustenance and income.

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