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Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Yesterday was one of those rare days that overflows with blessings. In the morning, a truck pulled up at the office and unloaded about 200 blankets, 4000 toothbrushes and several boxes of assorted goods (towels, children's clothes, baby's items, toys). We got to sweating unloading them all from the truck and stacking them inside the office, but I couldn't help but laughing out loud several times during the process. It was like Santa had arrived with his sleigh only it wasn't Santa, it was the kids who attend the Early Learning Centre - a group of schools for children in Bangkok.  Before leaving for the holidays, students there brought in blankets ...

Simple Dreams

Room to Grow is in its second year of supporting programs at a home for orphaned and abandoned children run by our partner, Social Action for Women. In addition to providing some food for the 54 children living in the home, we also support the costs of sending 13 children to Thai school. The program costs about $450 CDN per year per child, or $38 per month. As part of the program, we do regular art and play activities with the children and send photos and artwork to those who sponsor them, along with short updates about the progress of the child in school. Nobel was at the home this weekend and she spent some time with our sponsored children, doing ...