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IT Tender Preps 220 Kids For School

IT Tender Preps 220 Kids For School

(July 6, 2018) We love it when ER partners stretch funds to meet more needs than expected. IT Tender (ITT), which serves the families living in squatter communities and settlements in metro Manila, negotiated hard to turn school funds designed to meet the needs of 164...

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 Attracts Volunteers

Nutrition Fruition Attracts Volunteers

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...

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...

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...

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. 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 newsletter. It's a great example of...

School Packs Help Kids Blossom

School Packs Help Kids Blossom

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications It was not just another day at the Buen Pastor Inglesia elementary school. A young boy ran out of the classroom filled with joy, headed down the stairs and found his father in the school courtyard. He held the bag up high like a boy...

African Hope Trust Fills Kids’ Need for Love

African Hope Trust Fills Kids’ Need for Love

Alyssa Carrel recently returned from a brief stint as a volunteer with ER partner African Hope Trust. Here she details its work with vulnerable children and its plans to build a new safe house. My time at African Hope Trust (AHT) was brief, but oh how refreshing. I...

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