You Made Kids Smile In 2015!
The Long View: Extreme India
I waited a long time to take a trip to India to visit our partners there. I knew it would not only be a long flight, but also be a momentous trip. The sights, sounds and smells, extreme at each spectrum, overloaded my senses. My frame of reference hit a wall. The experience is hard to put it in words, … Read More
I have a renewed appreciation for Labor Day. It feels as if I have been working like a dog for months and yesterday I went with the family to the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe Washington. We ate junk food and watched our grandchildren enjoy the fair. Life is good. But now it’s back to work. I’m trying to raise … Read More
I wonder if Re-Visioning is even a word. But, let’s pretend it is since I didn’t get spell checked. As a nonprofit founder and director, fresh directions are the lifeblood of our organization. That’s why I love my work. Recently I had the pleasure of meeting a colleague who works for a much larger but similar organization. I wanted to learn about them and what … Read More
Happy is… Raising $8200 for Angel of Mercy and JBFC at the Golf NINE 4 Orphans this year. Happy is that Kim Larsen did such a great job organizing the event; food was awesome, contests FUN! Happy is that we were able to secure more Underwriters for our event this year. Happy is that we had returning golfers this year and many … Read More
Act Share Give
Each year we mobilize events to raise awareness and funds for building projects that serve orphans. We provide opportunities to make a direct impact in the life of an orphan. Here are two events that will make a difference in June. We’re excited to be hosting our 6th annual Golf NINE 4 Orphans. We expect the event to be a bit … Read More
Love Makes The World Go Round
If you ever wondered what good we do in the world… well… here you go! This is what makes the world go round for me: From Liberty Missouri to Guatemala A few weeks ago, Chris Hoyt, national director, with NPH-Guatemala sent photos of the block building our supporters funded that is almost complete. It isn’t just any block building. This … Read More
Making Good Happen
There is not a lot of wand waving going on around here… just day to day hard work and tireless effort by lots of people doing good on behalf of the orphans. This March, we have three fund raisers, March 20, 21 and 22. Volunteers are making these happen, but we need sponsors and participants! March 20: Safe Haven Benefit … Read More
I hope you enjoy the “Your Impact” 2013 Report.
Love, Verb or Noun?
Love! In plain English, the best holiday gift is not a noun, but in our world, LOVE is the real thing: a verb. Love is an action word and it’s why we do what we do, loving God and loving children in deed. Gifts of love the verb take many forms in our world. These include helping move our mission forward in … Read More