Month: July 2017

“The Minga”: Michigan Volunteers Invest In Ecuadorians Through Relationships

July 31, 2017

By Jeramy Hing, Extreme Response Ecuador When a team of volunteers traveled from Lapeer, Michigan to Ecuador to serve the poor, they brought a fresh perspective. Yes, they would build an addition to a church/school. But their top priority was to build relationships with, and learn from, the people of Pifo. Short-term teams from North […]

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Scholarship Fund Delivers Priceless Payoffs

July 28, 2017

By Amy Townsend, ER Dream Centre Three years ago, Olivia Hoppen from Hope College in Holland, Michigan, traveled to South Africa with a team to serve ER’s South African partners. God’s Little Lighthouse greatly benefited from their work, which included painting and spending time with the children. As the team left, Olivia remembers thinking she […]

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Find Your Life-Changing Experience With ER

July 28, 2017

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications So you’ve heard about short-term volunteering overseas and you’re intrigued. But, you wonder, where in the world should you go and how can you make a real impact? Fortunately for you, we have the solution to your dilemma –  connect with Extreme Response in the Philippines. Our ER Asia team is […]

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Tell Us How You Want Your ER Information…

July 22, 2017

So many ways to communicate…so little time. We’re trying to connect with you using your favorite platform, whatever that is. Help us understand! We want our communications to be fun and engaging, but on which platforms? We have inspiring life-change stories guaranteed to brighten your day, but we need to know how you want to receive them. […]

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ER Volunteer Invents ‘The Shoe That Grows’

July 15, 2017

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications After graduating from college, Kenton Lee thought he might become a missionary. He wanted to help people, especially kids, and set out on a journey to discover his life course. Having grown up in the small town of Nampa, Idaho, Kenton, did not have much experience with international travel and […]

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Celebrating the Life of Randy Pepito

July 5, 2017

On Monday July 3, 2017, Norand “Randy” Pepito died of cardiac arrest in Manila, Philippines. Randy’s passing is a huge loss for the Pepito family, as well as the kids and staff of Arms Of Love (AOL) children’s home. AOL is an ER partner and part of our Children’s Home Network in the Philippines. Randy […]

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