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IT Tender Preps Kids for Life

IT Tender Preps Kids for Life

By John Coffey, IT Tender Team Leader (April 26, 2019) School is out for the summer in Manila, but the children are still hungry to learn. During the months of April and May, the learning continues at IT Tender with our summer projects and events. The temperature...

MCH Boys Celebrate Five Years

MCH Boys Celebrate Five Years

(Jan 21, 2019) It started as a passion to help street kids in greater Manila. ER Asia staff recognized the opportunity to help children who were living on the streets and exposed to every sort of danger. That's when the Manila Children's Home was born, starting with...

School Helps Rebirth A Community

School Helps Rebirth A Community

After a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck coastal Ecuador in April 2016, Mariana López experienced a momentary loss of hope. The beloved Faith & Hope School building that was providing vital help to the kids in Pedernales was in ruins. The thought struck her that...

Seven Reasons to Join a Christmas Team

Seven Reasons to Join a Christmas Team

So you've survived winter and are looking for something exciting to do this year. You've thought about planning a vacation, but the idea of another beach trip leaves you empty. Fortunately for you, we've got the perfect solution: Join an Extreme Response Christmas...

Nutrition Fruition

Nutrition Fruition

A nutrition project months in the making came to fruition on in San Clemente, CA. ER staff members have been working with two like-minded organizations on a big project - providing nutritious meals for vulnerable people in Malawi. ER's Russ Cline shares: "Last...

Donor Transparency

Donor Transparency

We're pleased to share that Extreme Response International has reached GuideStar's GoldSeal of Transparency again. This achievement helps demonstrate our desire for donor transparency in all we do. Whether you are making your first gift to Extreme Response or you're a...

Quito Teacher Training Strengthens Purpose

Quito Teacher Training Strengthens Purpose

Extreme Response is committed to providing educational support to children and adults who come from the struggling communities where we serve. In Quito, Ecuador ER staff identified a critical need to strengthen the teaching skills of our partners who engage with...

Find Your Life-Changing Volunteering Experience

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...

Seed Of Love Fights For Cancer Families

Seed Of Love Fights For Cancer Families

https://youtu.be/eO6GaaMyNjk (April 15, 2018) We love getting updates from ER partner Seed Of Love. Junie Antinero, his staff and volunteers go the extra mile to make kids with cancer feel special, despite their challenging circumstances Seed Of Love provides an...

Lemuel: Oasis in the Desert

Lemuel: Oasis in the Desert

Visiting Lemuel Ministries sounded like fun. A friend was assembling a team of volunteers to “go somewhere in Haiti to help” following the devastating earthquake that rocked the country in 2010? Would he join the team? Brad Brunsch not only accepted that invitation,...

Directors Inspire, Challenge Extreme Response

ER is blessed with a creative, talented, compassionate and dedicated board of directors. The board keeps ER leadership accountable, offers strategic input and challenges us to think bigger. The ER Board meets twice annually in person, plus engages via committees,...

Raising Human Trafficking Awareness

Raising Human Trafficking Awareness

There is an atmosphere of evil when you enter Beaufort West, South Africa. This city of 45,000 is plagued by human trafficking. According to Justice International: *600,000 women and children are sex trafficked every year in Africa. *80% of their first contact with a...

Elegant Fashions Fights Human Trafficking

Elegant Fashions Fights Human Trafficking

Many people are angry at the injustice of human trafficking. By launching Elegant Fashions, Katie Martinez is doing something awesome in response. By Tim Fausch, ER Communications As a farm girl in Iowa, Katie Martinez didn't set out to help human trafficking victims....

Batang Matinik Promotes Piggeries

Batang Matinik Promotes Piggeries

ER partner Batang Matinik runs the Algang Nanay piggery project to produce inspiring outcomes of changed lives in Quezon City, Philippines. Originally launched to help women generate income by raising pigs (see below), Algang Nanay (Mother’s Care) has helped turn one...

Diaper Duty Lifts Volunteer

Diaper Duty Lifts Volunteer

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications "'The secret to living is giving'. That concept has really impacted my heart." - David Brackett While in his early twenties, David Brackett traveled thousands of miles to change the diapers of infants and work in the Quito Dump...

ER Volunteer Invents ‘The Shoe That Grows’

ER Volunteer Invents ‘The Shoe That Grows’

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 by serving as an ER volunteer. Having grown up in the small...

Finding the Right Path to Success

Path Project is a long-time ER partner headquartered in Snellville, GA. The organization operates after-school programs in several mobile home parks in Georgia and Tennessee. Co-founder Melinda Hollandsworth shared the story of Sophia in Path Project's most recent...

Kindle Orphan Outreach Fans the Flames

Kindle Orphan Outreach Fans the Flames

By Dawn Carnill   Mrs. Zione Maloni is a widowed mother of eight from a small village in Malawi. She’s also a beneficiary of the Kindle Orphan Outreach Kolezani program. Kolezani means “kindle a fire” and comes from the idea of fanning a small spark into a brightly...

Belwop Kids Wreck the Hearts of Volunteers

Belwop Kids Wreck the Hearts of Volunteers

Would you travel 9,500 miles – each way – at your own expense – to have your heart wrecked by some Belwop kids? That’s what happened to eight volunteers from Canvas, a San Francisco-area church, when a team led by lead pastor Travis Clark and his wife Jena visited...

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