Cancer. Alzheimer’s. These are two of our most feared words, and I hope you and your family are never touched by either of these diseases. In my case, I have seen my husband fight lung cancer and my mother live with Alzheimer’s. But I have learned that with the right knowledge and action we can survive cancer and prevent Alzheimer’s.Some of you may remember me from the years when I was on the Continue reading “Giving Back”
Whenever we give money to a worthy cause, we do it with the faith that somewhere, somehow, someone is going to benefit from our donation. And that makes us feel good. But imagine how much joy we would feel if we could see at least a photo of the person who was being helped and if we knew something about that person and their needs.
That is exactly what the 10×10 program provides: photos and information about a specific child at the Refugio who is being helped by the CSHF. For $10.00 a month, or $120.00 a year, each donor has a personal connection with an individual child.
It’s the New Year and the time for new beginnings. For many of us, it’s that time of year to do some housekeeping, to decide what no longer works for us in order to make room for something new.
We’ve done some of that, figuratively speaking, at the CSHF. After many years of a wonderful relationship with the Canadian CSHF, during which time both foundations grew individually, we have decided to become totally separate entities. We wish the Canadian Foundation all the best in their partnership with a new US foundation. We would like to emphasize, however, that we, at the US Children’s Shelter of Hope Foundation, will be independent and not a part of their partnership.
Continue reading “2012 – A Time For Reflection … A Time For New Beginnings”