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Here is a note from our friend in Fort Portal, Uganda who makes sure the orphans do not miss out on special events. Read how your donations made an impact in the lives of the orphans and their community.
“Dear sister Mary, I greet you in the name of our Lord and brother, Jesus.
We thank you sister Mary, the brothers and sisters at GACC, the board of directors of HHCharities and all the donors who made it possible for our orphans to go to school and also have a Christmas party in 2013. Thank you very much– thank you very much!
Here attached are some of the pictures of the party. This year we had 985 kids to show up for the party and because we had anticipated this, we prepared lots of food and drinks and it was indeed merry for all of the orphans and widows. God bless you.
Your brother in the Lord, Ronald.”
What a wonderful experience for children that considers Christmas day just another day of hoping they will get a meal and a place to sleep. Your donations made a difference! We were only able to send funds for one cow (cost is $500) and a few trimmings but, as you read, they made it stretch.
Thank you for caring! Your donations are always welcome because there will definitely continue to be a growing population of orphans in Uganda. This year make it your choice to help an orphan attend school this semester.
Provide a memorable gift that will affect the rest of their lives now. Visit our web site for details and make a tax-deductible donation at http://www.hhcharities.org. Their new semester starts in February.
The orphans will be truly grateful and appreciative! Again, thank you for caring!
“Dear sister Mary, I thank you so much for the support to our kids’ Christmas party that took place on 24th December 2012. It was so much fun for all of us and may God bless you, all the HHCharities Directors and donors.”
This is the response of gratitude we received from the minister and orphaned children in Fort Portal, Uganda who benefitted greatly from the donations we received to support their party last year. Parties of any kind are not a familiar activity for these 750 plus orphans and impoverished children, therefore; it was an unforgettable blessing to have a celebration for them in 2012. We not only send funds to cover a cow, rice and beans, but—they also receive much needed bales of clothing. What a beautiful gift for the children who are expecting nothing for the holidays!
You ask, “If I can help somebody, what can I do?” Provide a memorable gift for the orphans now. Click here to make your online tax-deductible donation by December 19th at http://hhcharities.org.
The orphans will be truly grateful and appreciative! Thank you for asking “how you can help somebody.”
As I sat on the sofa of the Missionaries’ Inn in Ateiku, Ghana, an African news channel reports on the staggering number of children and adults who suffer from various deformations and irregularities in their bodies; some stemming from lack of proper nutrition and medical care as infants in their mothers’ wombs and others from no availability of surgery critical to make corrections. It brought to mind the information that was shared with those who attended our Gala Event, “What if…?” held in October. It was an evening filled with facts, photos, videos, and encouragement supporting the necessity for a Medical Clinic in Fort Portal, Uganda but, at the same time, reinforcing HHCharities’ purpose—with conviction—as we work towards a healthier future for the people of Uganda.
DeLores Pressley, Author, Speaker, Coach, and CEO and Founder of The UP (Undeniably Powerful) Woman, skillfully led our evening program agenda.
There were two dynamic presenters that truly brought the “Realities of Medical Challenges” to life highlighting the people of Uganda. Our first Guest Presenter, Dr. Isador Lieberman, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics at the Texas Presbyterian Hospital and Founder of Uganda Spine Surgery Mission—enlightened us with his mission for the people of Uganda. He performs spinal surgeries on the deformed bodies of the people. The doctor’s facts, photos, videos and surgical success stories while in Uganda enlightened us and reminded us of how we take for granted the medical facilities and care givers that are so readily available to us while those in impoverished countries are suffering from lack of medical care and the financial means to even seek assistance. This nudge of remembrance supported HHCharities mission—to help the widows and orphans.
Our Motivational Presenter, Roland Parrish, President and CEO of 26 Parrish McDonalds Restaurants, Chairman and CEO of National Black McDonald’s Operators Association (NBMOA)—encouraged us to provide and lead the way for those who are disadvantaged. He also shared that we need to “block the naysayers” and encourage the supporters who have a heart to fulfill the hope that lies within the Ugandans—the dream of a Medical Clinic in their own community of Fort Portal. Parrish’s encouragement was fortified when he doubled his sponsorship donation to HHCharities to assist in funding the building of the Medical Clinic.
If you missed the Gala—Lieberman and Parrish did a marvelous job bringing to life the “Realities of Medical Challenges” for the Ugandans! Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of this humanitarian effort that will impact lives for years to come. DONATE now and help us reach our goal of $200,000. Your donation will make a difference!
Visit our web site at www.hhcharities.org to find out more about our medical mission.
We often think that our small contribution will not make a difference but when a group of “caring hearts” contribute to the same cause, impact becomes a reality!
A group of our directors are now in Fort Portal, Uganda and have witnessed what people can do when they just care enough to give financially to the underserved people of Africa.
Through our campaign with GoFundMe, we raised over $4,800. HHCharities was able to purchase 750 flips flops, 2 bales of clothing, 200 pounds of sugar, and 95 Bibles. All was distributed among more than 1,000 people in the community of Fort Portal. What a sight to see! The children were more than happy to receive, for some, a pair of shoes; for others, they were able to replace their worn out pair. The women received sugar and clothes for their children. The men received tee shirts that were donated through a tee shirt manufacturer in Dallas, Texas.
Grateful hearts in Uganda thank you for your generosity and spirit of giving. You did make an impact for these people! Thank you!
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