12 results for tag: charity


Birthday Bash Bonanza

In September this year, Morley Jones turned 7, and his sister Ainsley, turned 10. Like many kids their age, they each threw a birthday party and their friends arrived bearing gifts. After a great day of birthday cake, games and laughter, they cleaned up all the wrapping paper and looked at what they got. There were five big sacks of rice, weighing a total of 1,250 kilograms (the same as a fat walrus). They also got 15 mosquito nets, 15 blankets, 6 pairs of shoes, 45 pairs of underwear, and enough soap, shampoo and toothpaste to last a few years. The 45 pairs of underwear will be divided up so that each child gets three pairs each. Neither ...

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 ...