Fortunate to have been born and living in a country filled with opportunity, I am ever thankful. Aligning with maximizing meaning in life, it behooves us to give back and make a difference in the world. Following are organizations with integrity that I have supported over the years and encourage you to take a look at them to consider getting involved in whatever capacity you are drawn to. CLICK ON the icons to link to each site.
Children, teens, adults and the elderly suffer and die every day from curable or treatable causes. One child in 8 will die before age 5. Through free, basic, health-care and transformative surgeries, Mercy Ships becomes the face of love in action. The hospital ship – Africa Mercy – provides first-rate medical professionals, state-of-the-art medical and surgical facilities and health-care training to communities in West Africa that lack those critical services. For more than 30 years, the poorest of the poor have experienced hope and healing through Mercy Ships work and its many volunteers and partners.
The Agros International solution for eliminating poverty is offered to rural families in Central America and Mexico enabling landless communities to achieve land ownership and economic stability. The model is holistic, sustainable, and focused on long term results. This commitment to the long-term sustainability of a whole community serves to break the cycle of poverty in all its forms.
The vision of Wellspring is to identify and financially equip existing organizations aiding women and children at risk, as well as to provide individual scholarships to support education, healthcare, and basic living needs. Wellspring International exists to empower you to impact lives and 100% of donations are distributed to projects overseas that embody 4 principle aspects: Rescue, Rehabilitation, Restoration, and Re-entry.