am forever changed because of my first trip to Zambia and meeting the children
at Mercy Touch homes. Each of these kids has so much potential and what a
waste it would be if they weren’t given that opportunity to become the best they
Despite coming from such sad circumstances and not having much
of their own, I love that they all dream big. I can’t think of a more
important cause than to give a child hope, a possibility, and love.
That’s what I see Mercy Touch Mission doing. It’s making a difference in
each of these wonderful kid’s lives.
as a human you choose to close your eyes to the suffering and hardships of
others, you choose to let a little part of you die. And sometimes,
literally, someone dies because we don’t take the time to look.
us don’t have the opportunity to go overseas and help out at a mission, but all
of us can do something. Each small financial amount adds up and can help
are many ways to fundraise. It doesn’t have to be a large event. Have 10
friends over to dinner and charge them each $20. Ask your friends to give
a donation to Mercy Touch Mission for you for your birthday or Christmas
gift. Exchange your time for $ if funds are tight for you.
help someone out with yard work, weeding, painting or any manual labor, in exchange for a donation to Mercy Touch Mission. Get your kids involved
and get them to donate one night of babysitting $ to Mercy Touch. The
creative possibilities are endless if we just take the time to think, care, and
life is richer because of the kids I know in Zambia. I want them always
to know they matter and because they do, I will do what I can to help.