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Change for Change: A Lenten Campaign

In early January, we asked our supporters to consider setting up a Change (Lives) Jar to collect the spare change in your wallet or purse to help orphaned children. One of our dedicated volunteers in Ireland had the wonderful idea of conducting a special Change Jar campaign during the season of Lent.

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If you observe Lent, we invite you to collect your extra change to help fill the tummies of the fragile babies in our healing homes. Funds raised will be dedicated specifically to purchasing formula for babies in our healing homes through our Healing Home Nutrition fund. Read more.

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Lenten Campaign for Formula for Orphans

For I was hungry, and you gave me food.  I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.  ~ Mark 25:35

Valentina, named because she came to the attention of LWB’s Healing Homes team on Valentine’s Day last year, came to us with a diagnosis of “failure to thrive.” Her orphanage didn’t know how to help her get stronger, and at nine months old she weighed 3.5 kg. (7.7 lbs.). Not only was she tiny, she was very weak and didn’t have the strength to move around in her crib. Read more.

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