Dear Friends, Welcome to 2013!! Last year we welcomed so many of you to the RU4Children family. Through the RU4Children Champions golf tournament in Fort Worth and in response to our blogs and project requests, you have shown great faith in our leadership and vision. In 2013 we are committed to doubling our desire to [...]
Help spread the word about RU4Children and enter to win a brand new Marmot Kompressor Plus backpack!* Sorry this contest is only open to residents of the USA. This contest starts today and ends on January 13, 2013. Each week for the next seven weeks beginning today (11/26/2012) a winner gets a brand new Marmot Kompressor Plus [...]
On the morning of November 7, 2012, Guatemala was shaken by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake. At least 52 people are dead, many more are missing and over 1 million have been affected. We are on the ground coordinating relief efforts to help provide locally sourced food and supplies to those affected. Your donations will help [...]
We are often asked to explain the following question: What is the greatest advantage we have as a community to affect change in the world? The answer is this: Change is released when we come together in collective action to organize and focus our vast resources and cumulative strengths to help those in need. A [...]
Happy New Year! We hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas. It is hard to believe that 2012 is already here! RU4Children had an amazing year in 2011. We celebrated 10 years of serving children around the world – thanks to our incredible partners and friends. We feel so blessed to be surrounded [...]
Despite all of the progress and hope we have seen, Haiti is far from where it should be. It is still a place full of turmoil, political unrest, famine, hunger, malnutrition, disease and death. According to Pastor Gerald Bataillie, “a lack of vision among leaders is one of the greatest things holding back progress. Haiti is still in a place of great change. Couple the corruption with the lack of education and Haiti finds itself in great need”.
But from my very first trip to Africa I told God that if someone asked me to do something, I would do it. If there was an opportunity to fill a need, I would fill it. With His grace and His help, it would happen because He sent ME. It’s a scary philosophy but it has birthed a new kind of boldness in me…