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November 5, 2012

The Day After Orphan Sunday – Village of Hope

Please enjoy this update from Village of Hope-Guatemala, Yesterday, all over the social media world, people were posting this: Churches around the world will pause today to consider the growing orphan crisis… Our prayer is that they don’t forget tomorrow!    Have you forgotten already? Have you asked the Lord to break YOUR heart for the things that break HIS? What is He calling YOU to do? What can YOUR family sacrifice? Right now this very minute there are children waiting. Children who are living with HIV in a culture that rejects them. Schools do not want to accept them; most orphanages do not want to accept them either. And so they wait – in hopes that one day someone will welcome them in, wrap their loving arms around them and tell them they are valued, cherished, and loved. And we wait, for the body of Christ to come together … Continue reading

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October 1, 2012

Buy a Brick…Build a Future – Village of Hope

Little by little, brick by brick – together we can build the foundation these children need to come to know the one who loves them so much He CHOSE them.Little by little, brick by brick, together we can build HOPE for their future. “By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.” – Proverbs 24:3-4 Right now this very minute there are children waiting. Children who are living with HIV in a culture that rejects them. Your gift of $25 will buy 1 brick, $50 will buy 2 bricks, $250 will buy 10 bricks, $500 will buy 20 bricks, or $1,00 will buy 40 bricks to give home and safety to special needs orphans in Guatemala, specifically those living with HIV/AIDS. Village of Hope still needs $184,500 for such things as homes for the first orphans and their house parents, … Continue reading

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September 3, 2012

Matching Gift & Give-a-Way! – Village of Hope

**New Opportunity** We invite you to share a word of encouragement to our staff at Village of Hope-Guatemala. To do so, please comment on this blog or on our Facebook wall and it will be forwarded to our staff. Thank you in advance for your kind words of support! Please enjoy this update from Village of Hope-Guatemala, Every child deserves a safe place where they can be a kid. A place where they can freely problem solve, use their imagination, develop physical strength, coordination and balance. A place where they can grow, dream, imagine, explore and gain a sense of self. For many children in Guatemala this is nonexistent. Many of the children here lose their childhood too quickly due to the stress of just trying to survive.   (photo credit)    The children who come to Village of Hope often have lived in desperate poverty and will for the first time have a safe, … Continue reading

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