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Find Your Joy by Volunteering

Find Your Joy by Volunteering

Hannah Doubles Down on Mentoring Kids Last year we shared about Hannah Townsend (scroll below), who started a mentoring program at ER's Fish Hoek Dream Center in South Africa. We're thrilled she is continuing through 2022. She's now 23 and a senior attending Toccoa...

Fulfill Your Purpose in the Philippines

Fulfill Your Purpose in the Philippines

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...

Bethany Shoots Video on Two Continents in One Summer

Bethany Shoots Video on Two Continents in One Summer

It was a whirlwind summer for volunteer Bethany Johnson, who took her camera to South Africa and Ecuador during a hectic 10-week trip. A student at King's College in NY, Bethany had previously served with ER through our partner Living Hope in South Africa. Bethany...

Newlyweds Donate Gifts to Belwop Kids

Newlyweds Donate Gifts to Belwop Kids

Paige Brenner Eubank was immediately intrigued when she heard about a ministry in Kenya that was helping vulnerable kids. In the summer of 2018, Canvas Church sent a team of volunteers through Extreme Response to serve at partner Belwop Child Rescue Center in Nyeri,...

Diaper Duty Lifts ER Volunteer

Diaper Duty Lifts ER Volunteer

To help celebrate Linguava's 10-year anniversary, we've reposted this Newsfeed item originally posted on Aug. 10, 2017.  By Tim Fausch, ER Communications "'The secret to living is giving'. That concept has really impacted my heart." - David Brackett While in his early...

Dream with South African Kids as a Short-Term Volunteer

Dream with South African Kids as a Short-Term Volunteer

ER has openings for short-term volunteers July 7-Sept. 18 and Sept. 29-Dec. 2 at our Fish Hoek (Cape Town) Dream Center after-school program. If you love working with kids and would enjoy a cross-cultural experience in beautiful South Africa, then this opportunity is...

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...

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...