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Friday, January 15, 2010

Children's Hope Chest Sponsorship Site

Jeremy received the call from Children's Hope Chest (CHC) saying we are a "go" for Grace Baptist Church in Kombolcha, Ethiopia!! You may read more about our time in Kombolcha here.
The CHC staff in Ethiopia will go to Kombolcha in approximately 3 weeks to take pictures of all 180 children and the hear each child's story. We should have profile information on each of the kids by March!
Many of the children served by Grace are double orphans, meaning both of their parents have died. Most of these children have nothing but the clothes on their back and they come to school with empty stomachs.
When I think about trying to find 180 sponsors I get a little overwhelmed but we will do it one child at a time. Please talk with your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers about the kids at Grace Baptist Church. You may contact me through facebook or mblueberry.madamblueberry@gmail.com to let me know if you or anyone else may be interested in sponsorship. I would love to be able to say we have 180 people/families ready to sponsor a child when the profiles become available. For $34 per month each child sponsored will receive; food, access to basic health care, education, clothing and christian discipleship.
Here a few of the children we meet will at Grace. I will never forget the young girls who kissed my hands, my palms, my cheeks.. these girls wanted to be loved, hugged and cared for... we can make a difference in a child's life.


Team Dragovich said...

Candy, I will post info for sponsorship and link on my blog...

Thank you for working for these kiddos!

Anonymous said...

Necessity is the mother of invention..........................

V said...

hey! Thats awesome, J and I are investing in Kombolcha as well with CHC. Been going over the details and all the needs in that area with Vince with the 400+ more orphans in need on top of the 180 they have already...excited to be a part of the team :)

Danielle said...

Hi Candy! It seems like ever since Selah came home (or at least once we got into a groove, I have not done very well keeping up with old blog friends and doing it myself! I just wanted you to know how much your comments and prayers mean to me. You will always hold a special place in my heart. I am so thankful to God that He brought such wonderful people into my life through our adoption of Selah. Blessings and love!