Manila Children's Home: Exciting Future
One Year Later: Ecuador Quake Update
Helping Quito Dump Community Kids Thrive
Join Us In Celebrating 20 Years of Christmas
Short-Term Volunteer Teams Change Lives
Dream Centre: Afterschool Program Provides Boost
Dump Families Receive Compassion, Care
Developing Leaders Multiplies Impact
Teams Share The Joy Of Christmas
ER Focuses on Educational Access
Meal Math: HOH Serving 100,000 Annually
By Tim Fausch, ER Communications ER staff recently visited our partner House Of Hope in LaPointe, Haiti. Our time was memorable as we stayed at this children’s home and witnessed the challenges of caring for 80 kids. Thousands of kids have passed through the House of Hope (HOH) over the years. Started in the 1950s […]Learn More
Let’s Double Down to Help Gina, Mercedes and JT Escape Poverty
By Jerry Carnill, ER President and CEO I’ve been around impoverished people for many years and it still breaks my heart to see them suffer. Why are they homeless, hungry, hurt and hopeless? I probably sound frustrated, but seeing such suffering actually has caused me to double down on helping The Next Generation escape poverty. […]Learn More
Empowering Women: ER Helps Gina Triumph Over Jeepney Accident
Early in 2017, an ER outreach team found 46-year-old Gina Tublog selling candies and cigarettes on the sidewalk from her wheelchair. Anne Benevidez, director of ER’s Golden Hands Livelihood Educational program, had met Gina many years prior to her accident, before she was disabled. Now, years later, Anne encountered Gina during one of ER Asia’s […]Learn More
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"Extreme Response operates seven staff-led programs and activities to help people living in extreme conditions in developing nations."
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Each year, we celebrate Christmas with thousands of the poorest of the poor. These celebrations bring hope to the hopeless, build trust and cultivate relationships that Extreme Response has developed with those who have been forgotten by society.
Christmas Outreach Teams serve with Extreme Response staff members, partners and local volunteers by providing gifts, food, games, crafts, face painting and lots of hugs. A sightseeing opportunity is included on every trip. We accept volunteers who are sponsored by their company, school, or church, as well as those coming as individuals, all of whom form a single team serving under the Extreme Response leadership. Christmas Outreach Teams are made up of people from various countries, cultures, races and religious affiliations. Because of the intense schedule, with the average trip lasting 8-14 days depending on the location, we require team members to be a minimum of 16 years old and in good health.