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A full stomach, a heavy heart…a special gift from a child…and an alternative Christmas present

December 26, 2011 by  
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A full stomach, a heavy heart…a special gift from a child…and an alternative Christmas present Our After Christmas newsletter to our friends and donors: I am still “high” from the special gift that a little two year old Ethiopian boy, Jonas, gave me a few days before Christmas. His gift is keeping me grounded as more »

Thank you Joanne for the donation to Families for Orphans(tm)

October 19, 2011 by  
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Thank you to Joanne Bryant for your donation to the Families for Orphans(tm) project! You are entered in the FREE drawing for the Kindle E-reader and other prizes. www.OrphansDreamTeam.org Please forward this opportunity on to other social networkers to help us acquire the land for the community where orphan children will adopted from orphanages into more »

Great Fundraiser!

August 2, 2011 by  
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Thanks to all who participated in our fundraiser at Wystones World Teas. It was a great time for all. Wonderful music, food, drinks and company! We will do it again.

Vote on our ChangeMakers entry

July 19, 2011 by  
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Voting starts tomorrow on our ChangeMakers entry. Please visit this site and like our project and if led to do so, make a comment. Thanks! http://www.changemakers.com/economicopportunity/entries/families-orphanstm

Upcoming fundraiser

July 17, 2011 by  
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We are looking forward to our Benefit Brew at Wystones World Teas! Families for Orphans™ invites you to join us at 7323 W. Alaska Drive in Lakewood, CO for an evening of Tea, Food & Good company in a communal, relaxed environment. Music by Mailyn, Barry Ebert and friends. 25% of the proceeds from all more »

Land donated for project

November 15, 2010 by  
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We are thankful to Angela Lucero Cabrerra for the donation of land in Durango Mexico which will help our orphan community project to proceed. Thank you Angela!

Playing catch-up

August 23, 2010 by  
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Catching up on our blog, or is it restarting our blog? Lots of things happening in the last couple of months. A donated office space, more great people helping us with the design and development of the plan for the Orphan Community-Mexico project, aka Families for Orphans™ We will be making a more serious effort to more »

Social Business Investment

January 31, 2009 by  
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For those of you who have not heard of “Social Business” it comes to us from The Banker To The Poor – Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Muhammad Yunus. He extablished the first experiments with micro-credit which evolved into Grameen Bank. His latest book is: Creating a world without poverty – How Social Business can transform more »

45,000 people dying a month in Congo

January 22, 2008 by  
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This article appeared January 22, 2008 Makes me wonder if anyone cares….. ———————————————————–45,000 people dying a month in CongoBy HEIDI VOGT, Associated Press WriterDAKAR, Senegal – Some 45,000 people die each month in Congo as the world’s deadliest humanitarian crisis has failed to improve despite five years of relative peace in the Central African nation, more »

A Challenge to Social & Business Networks: Which helps most, is most Charitable?

January 5, 2008 by  
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There are now hundreds of on-line social and business networks around the world vying for our attention. When we look at just the networks that each have a minimum of one-million members, combined, they have over a billion members. The question that may be asked is, “What good are they doing?” Many people join just more »

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