Jacksonville’s Enchanted Christmas Village

December 8, 2017

Jacksonville’s Enchanted Christmas Village

Jacksonville's Enchanted Christmas Village

Throughout the month of November, you probably remember, we made a push for our supporters to take part in Giving Tuesday.  It was a great day for All Things New and we are still trying to figure out how much money we were able to raise through Facebook (we will report soon).  Now, we have […]

December 4, 2017

The Month of December

The Month of December

I want to start this blog off by saying thank you so much to everyone who helped us make Giving Tuesday a huge success for All Things New this year.  I was hoping by now we would have learned exactly how much of the giving on that Tuesday will be matched, but we have not […]

November 24, 2017

Yesterday and Today

Yesterday and Today

We got back from Haiti about 4:00pm yesterday afternoon.  As I went through the rest of the day and as I’ve gone through today all I can think about is how different life is just 24 hours later.  So I thought I’d write down a few of the huge differences. Yesterday we heated water for […]

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 […]

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