It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

The children run through the door as they return from afternoon classes — mind you eight of them. Some race to change clothes. Others want to crash on the sofa or chair just to disconnect a moment. Others want a snack — now! Homework and chores await. But some have...
Celebrating with Neighbors

Celebrating with Neighbors

When we were blessed to be able to purchase La Finca El Milagro property in 2005, we knew that getting to know our neighbors and learning to be good neighbors would be a priority in living in the community. The very first event held on the property was December of...
Holidays and Family

Holidays and Family

“What word comes to mind when you think of the holidays?” When asked, the majority of people answer, “Family.” And as odd as it may seem, the children we serve within La Casa de mi Padre answer the same. They almost all say, “Time with family.” That is kind of odd...
Offering HOPE

Offering HOPE

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day where we are encouraged to join together and make a difference around this world. It is a day to show radical generosity! La Casa de mi Padre serves children and families who are in hard places. These statistics characterize those we...
A Big Reason to Celebrate!

A Big Reason to Celebrate!

Graduations are a special event. Graduations are even a bigger reason to celebrate when the likelihood of achieving this accomplishment is diminished from the start. In El Salvador, in rural areas, only 5% of children attend high school. Read that again . . . yes,...