This Christmas, homeless kids in New York City will receive a special surprise thanks to Carol Suchman.
Carol was recently walking past a toy store, in the West Village, and noticed their “Going Out of Business” sign. While most might make a note to go back and save on their own Christmas shopping, Carol thought to just buy out the entire store.
After some negotiation, she bought thousands of toys, art and school supplies, and stuffed animals; then gave … Keep Reading!!!
We have a new cloth diaper donation drive happening!
This will be ongoing… so it is never too late to join in.
We first introduced you to Thembi Mdluli when we announced that Waves For Water had donated filters to the rural community of Huntington, South Africa:
Thembi is the Community Development Manager at Lion Sands Luxury Safari Lodge and grew up in the city of Huntington, South Africa, very close to the Lion Sands Private Reserve.
This upcoming trip to Ethiopia has everyone in our group is getting really excited!
The Awassa Children’s Project fundraiser was a huge success, and it was there they aired the ACP commercial for the first time.
Dr. Jay Gordon is collecting multiple medications to bring to the children and families of Awassa, Ethiopia. Thanks for Terry (DSA, DSA Pays It Forward) and his generosity, we will be able to ship the vaccines and medications safely to Ethiopia.… Keep Reading!!!
If you are in the Chicago area on July 26th come check out the Awassa Children’s Project (ACP) Fundraiser! The fundraiser is free and is focused on trying to get as many people as possible aware of what Awassa Children’s Project is doing in Awassa, Ethiopia.
I became involved with Awassa Children’s Project through Fayye Foundation. Over the last 10 years operating a children’s center and vocational school in Awassa, Ethiopia, ACP has garnered a unique reputation for … Keep Reading!!!
This upcoming trip to Ethiopia is bringing some amazing people together.
I’d like to introduce our little group:
The Ring Leader: Meet Paul Chadha
President of the Awassa Children’s Project, Attorney, Professor at Northwestern- not to mention husband and father! Thanks to him, we will be checking out the Awassa Children’s Center and working together to uplift the children and families of the area.
The Writer: Shannon Colleary
Writes for the Huffington Post and The Woman Formerly Known As … Keep Reading!!!
A couple of weeks ago the Fayye Foundation website launched!
There was a bit of chaos during that time, and I thought it was best to wait until it died down to make an announcement on this blog.
… Keep Reading!!!
The Fayye Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the orphan crisis in the Sidama region of Ethiopia. For more information on why we are focusing on Sidama, visit the “Why Sidama” page.
Every family deserves to stay
Most of you know of (or are actively involved in) the start-up of a foundation, being created for the preservation of families in Sidama, Ethiopia. Being involved in what would be considered a “philanthropic endeavor” has had me thinking the past year about the true meaning of philanthropy.
Someone the other day used the old saying, “Philanthropy is not about you, it is about other people.” The sentiment is nice, but I completely disagree. There seems to be a lot … Keep Reading!!!