10 results for tag: fundraising


New Project: Agape Girl’s Dorm

The sun was hot and my hands were aching as I carried another bucket of cement from the mixing area to the foundations of the new girl’s dormitory building. Six children from the boarding house met me at the foundations, eagerly taking the buckets from my hands to do the most exciting job in their eyes, actually pouring the cement. I took the empty buckets from their hands and went back for another refill. When we took a break and sat in the shade of the mango trees lining the property the boys didn’t sit still. They climbed the trees and searched for long poles to knock the fruit from the branches. The entire day I worked with them, they spent ...

Christmas gifts from R2G

This year, give a chicken for Christmas. It's the perfect gift; it doesn't need to be wrapped, it will surely surprise, and most importantly, it is guarenteed to make someone smile. This holiday season, Room to Grow is raising money to support Agape, a very special school for children on the border between Thailand and Burma. (To find out more about the project, click here.) It is a special place because although the children come from some of the worst conditions in the area, the school is full of smiles and singing and the sounds of laughter. There is no time when the children are more happy than when they are eating. Room to Grow believes that ...