A Walk towards Hope

As the father of three teenage sons most conversations at my house these days begin with “Dad, I need…” followed by an urgent request that is almost always a “want” and rarely a “need”. I recently returned from the Venezuelan border where I spent the week with the “caminantes”, or walkers, whom the entirety of […]

Relief for Venezuela

At one point, it was the richest country in Latin America, flourishing from the oil industry, but now, Venezuela is experiencing a humanitarian crisis. With skyrocketing inflation rates over 800% and a growing political storm, the crisis in Venezuela is continually worsening. As prices increase, severe basic needs shortages are occurring, including food and medical […]

El Salvador 2017 Reflection

Earlier this month, Giving Children Hope’s Executive Director, Sean Lawrence, and Global Operations Coordinator, Mikaela Buchanan, visited El Salvador to meet with partners, both current and potential, see the impact our product and partnerships are having, and witness the need in the country.  Read Mikaela’s reflection from the trip below.  — As I walked through […]

Giving Refugees Hope

On January 31, 2017, Giving Children Hope shipped its 22nd emergency relief container to Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Around 50 community partners and members came together in solidarity to send off the container with prayer and well wishes. The container held pallets of blankets, winter clothing, toys, hygiene products, and medical supplies for children & […]

Bibi’s Story

Two years ago, Bibi, a mother of three, realized that Kabul, Afghanistan was no longer a safe place. Her family became unwelcome in their own country because her husband, a well educated surgeon, took a job with the US military during the war. Taliban supporters started sending letters that they were going to abduct her […]

Roads of Success Container Sent

Right here in Orange County, Giving Children Hope recently shipped our fifth container of relief supplies for Iraqi refugees. Our incredible partner, Roads of Success, will distribute the medical supplies, clothing, shoes, and hygiene items to internally displaced Iraqis who have fled from ISIS. Evette Issacs, Roads of Success President, will be taking a trip […]

Aid for Syrian Refugees

Carolyn Goldman remembers watching the news coverage of Syrian children dying while making the journey to Greece and thinking, “There has to be something I can do for Syrian refugees.” She immediately started researching organizations that are working with Syrian refugees and found that Giving Children Hope was the only one that would accept physical […]