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
Christmas 2017: Celebrations Rock!
ER has been hosting Christmas Outreach Celebrations for 21 years. Hears a snapshot of our 2017 celebrations: 40 parties 4 countries 4 teams of volunteers 80+ volunteers and staff 17 ER partners engaged 5,000+ people reached But those numbers don’t begin to describe the impact of these Christmas Outreaches. The real impact is what takes […]Learn More
How Your Year-End Gift Will Change Lives
Year-End Campaign Update: With 2 weeks left (Dec. 29), ER is half-way to the $200,000 matching funds offered by donors if we raise the entire $200,000. So we need your help! Click here to donate. Your gift is tax-deductible and ER will provide you with a receipt for tax purposes. To donate in Canada, click here and designate your gift […]Learn More
Empowering Women: Linda is Mom to 80 Kids
The following story is one of ER’s Empowering Women blogs that highlight the journeys of women overcoming extreme circumstances to become successful leaders in their families and communities. For some parents, handling even one child is a major challenge. Imagine being a mom to 80 kids at the same time! That’s the role of Linda […]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."
Through the work of Extreme Response, thousands of people living in extreme situations are experiencing significant life change. But they’re not the only ones who stand to benefit. You, our donors and volunteers, cannot helped but be changed as well. There’s something very powerful in giving, whether it’s of your finances, your time or your talents.
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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.