Kids Alive rescued more than 725 children
this year…Kids Alive reflects the love of Christ by rescuing orphans and vulnerable
children, nurturing them with care and sharing with them the transforming power
of Jesus Christ.
“I (Scott) went on a trip to the Dominican Republic in May this
year. We took a ride to a run down community where I saw something that really affected
me…we got off the bus and stood in a line waiting to enter a facility. They
started sending one American at a time through a walkway with kids on both sides
holding giant palm branches, cheering really loud for each of us. I was instantly
in tears! I didn’t realize how thankful these kids really were, for some reason
I was picturing a line of kids holding out there hand wanting something…
of the kids were asking questions in Spanish, and I didn’t speak Spanish :
) so I asked the interpreter what they were saying and he said “they are asking
if you are their sponsor” I was so touched that they wanted to know if I was
the one who cared about them out of all the other kids! Oh man…everyone just
wants to know they’re loved!
I saw some kids leaning
on the fence watching all this happen from the outside. At that time I realized
there was a huge need that tv commercials can’t re-create…so from that
moment on we have been working to help find as many sponsors as possible for these
Don’t ask, so how much is it…these kids are
not looking for a monthly check! They want to belong…to be loved…to
be special to someone, to write letters to you, to hear about your family and your
life…and ultimately meet you in person someday!
between our family (the Lacks) we sponsor two kids of our own in the Dominican Republic!
And we’re musicianaries, which means we live on donations too! So if God can
provide us $35 every month to support each of our children, I know he will provide
Make an eternal difference for someone in need. Will you help Kids
Alive rescue children in 2012? They’ve been providing Christian care for
children at risk since 1916, consider changing a kid’s life for $35 a
month. I personally can’t think of a better investment!
please visit www.kidsalive.org
or call 1-800-kids-330.
Charity Navigator rates Kids Alive in the top 1% of all ministries, so
they will make the most of your monthly gift. Thanks for considering joining
with me in this worthwhile effort and have Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year!!