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Matt Bush
November 21, 2017

Giving Tuesday and Matching Funds!

Giving Tuesday and Matching Funds!

GIVING TUESDAY IS 1 WEEK FROM TODAY! On Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, every dollar raised by nonprofits through Facebook will be matched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  What a great opportunity for anyone associated with All Things New to make a big difference in our organization as the end of the year is […]

November 15, 2017

What are You Passionate About?

What are You Passionate About?

I want to start out by saying thank you to everyone who helped us get the word out about Orphan Sunday yesterday.  So many people shared our posts and I know that many of you were passionate about raising awareness of the Global Orphan Crisis.  I also greatly appreciate everyone who gave to our GoFundMe […]

November 13, 2017

Heworlson

Heworlson

A few months ago, we wrote a very difficult blog about Samara and how she ended up back with us at the orphanage.  Unfortunately, we have to write a very similar blog today about Heworlson.  When we brought the kids out of their old home and into Hope Rising back in April 2015, Heworlson was one […]

November 10, 2017

Revolutionary Action

Revolutionary Action

From time to time I come up with ideas for inventions that I think might work and help people in certain ways.  Usually, I share those “inventions” with Jessica and then forget about them a few minutes later and never really think of them again (until a few weeks later when I usually have the […]

November 8, 2017

Orphan Sunday

Orphan Sunday

This Sunday, November 12, has been set aside this year as Orphan Sunday.  For the past few years, one Sunday in November (usually the first or second) has been recognized as a day to bring awareness to the global orphan crisis.  Children who have lost their parents, who live in an orphanage, and/or live in […]

November 6, 2017

Living in 2 Countries

Living in 2 Countries

Having Sophie’s birthday for the second time, in a different country, this time on her actual birthday, got me thinking about how different things are now that we live in 2 countries.  The truth is, living in 2 places (here and Jacksonville) can present some unique challenges but it can also bless us with some […]

October 31, 2017

Our First Week Back

Our First Week Back

We arrived back in Haiti last Tuesday, so we have just completed our first week back. I thought I would go over some of the highlights and lowlights and some of the things we have been doing since our arrival.  So here is our week in a nut shell: Sophie was 100% completely at home […]

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