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Education Campaign – Join Us!

2018-07-12T19:29:16+00:00September 5th, 2017|Fundraisers|

We are launching our 4th education fundraising campaign and we hope you'll join us. We're looking for 100 people to give $100 in 100 hours for education (September 6 @ 4pm - September 10 @ 8pm). Experts around the world believe that education will be a vital component in the eradication of poverty. We agree, which

Shane’s Kenya Reflections

2018-07-12T19:31:15+00:00August 30th, 2017|From the Team|

One thing God taught me was to be grateful in everything. EVERYTHING! While this seems like an obvious Sunday school lesson, let me elaborate. We spent six days in the Hope Center, an orphanage located in Oyuma that houses AIDS‐ ravaged children. There were SO many children, and we met every single one. But

Joyce’s Kenya Reflections

2018-07-30T17:51:53+00:00May 7th, 2017|From the Team|

In April, of 2017, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Kenya to experience "The Take Heart"  ministry.  It changed my life!  I was able to see, firsthand, the poverty and brokenness in the lives of the widows and their children.  On my visit to the slums and The Candlellight School, I heard the prayer

Fair Trade Reflections

2016-09-02T20:30:18+00:00November 1st, 2015|From the Team|

I’ve spent the past few months perfecting my sales pitch about porcupine quill bracelets, hand-dyed tapestries, and acacia wood talking sticks. These products filled the heavy boxes that I unloaded in the morning; they crowded my table later in the day, sheltered from the falling leaves by the white canvas of a small tent. Working

Take Heart at Alpha Chi Omega

2015-11-01T22:52:10+00:00October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

We really enjoyed talking to over 200 amazing girls at Heather's (Delta's daughter) UF sorority Alpha Chi Omega. Read what they had to say about our visit: "The Take Heart Project is a group of women helping women, striving to empower disadvantaged women and children in Kenya and other developing countries through education and resources. This non-profit organization

Fall Yard Sale Success

2015-11-01T22:38:33+00:00October 17th, 2015|Fundraisers|

Our yard sale reached the $4000 mark and a huge THANK YOU to all those who worked diligently, gave generously, and our many supporters who shopped and offered words of encouragement. It's all for the "least of these" that we do what we do. These sales are a TREMENDOUS amount of work, but they allow us the opportunity