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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 ...

Snowflakes and Smiles

  Girls from some of the boarding houses in Mae Sot have been busy tatting this year in preparation for the holidays. On the weekends and in the evenings, they craft these beautiful snowflake ornaments from cotton. The snowflakes are mounted on handmade mulberry paper from Chiang Mai as cards, but can be easily removed to hang on a Christmas tree or in a window. Room to Grow is sending these cards out this year as part of our Christmas Campaign to raise money for food and nutrition programs for children in 2011.  When you make a donation in someone's name this year, they will receive one of these handmade cards, as well as prints of glowing ...