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Orphan Care


Critical Need: Men in Orphan Care

Dad, you are needed in orphan care today more than ever. Men are called to protect and provide for families, and to help father fatherless children. In Deuteronomy 10:18, God set an extraordinary example by “executing justice for the fatherless.” This is …

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Reaching the Fatherless Among the Unreached

There are orphans in every country and every people group around the world. The fatherless are in our communities, and the fatherless are often among the unreached.   Who are the unreached? According to the Joshua Project, an unreached people …

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What’s Happening in Bolivia?

Thank you for loving and supporting children in need—like our kids in Bolivia. Here’s an update from one of our Bolivia teammates, Kathryn Gurley.   *Alison and her younger sister Maria are playing outside pretending to cook a meal. After …

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Run with Purpose

June 8, 2019. A week from Saturday, orphan advocates and exercise enthusiasts will gather at the Connie Link Amphitheater in Normal, IL, for the annual Safe House Walk/Run to help care for the girls living at the Safe House in …

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What Happens When Kids Age Out?

One of the most vulnerable times in a person’s life—whether here in the U.S. or around the world—happens right after graduation. Specifically, graduating from foster care or an orphanage into adult living can be scary and unpredictable. People like you …

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What Happened to Nollay?

If you’ve ever wondered what sponsorship can really do for a child in need, this is your answer. Here’s an update from one of our Ethiopia teammates, Shonda Dietz. . Ethiopia—so much poverty, so much devastation, so many hard things. …

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7 Powerful Quotes from CAFO2019

CAFO2019 Summit just ended in Louisville, KY. Over 2000 people from 100 nations gathered in 1 place for 1 reason: to glorify God by learning better how to love and reach children and families in need. And whether or not …

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Why Keep Saying “Yes” to these Children?

Thank you for supporting orphaned children in Guatemala and believing with us that God has a heart for the least of these.   Here’s some recent news from our teammate, Addisyn Block– Waiting for hope *Mariana was just hours old when …

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7 of God’s Promises to Pray Over the Fatherless

Prayer is foundational to the work of caring for orphans and vulnerable children. But even with the deep impact prayer has on our lives and the world around us, we sometimes find ourselves at a loss for words. Our prayer …

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Look What’s Being Built in Liberia!

Your support for orphaned and vulnerable children is changing lives.   There’s excitement in the air at the Marshall Home of Champions. Why? A new girls’ dormitory is being built on campus. Located beyond the garden area and across from …

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