Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, "Go in peace; keep warm and well fed," but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?
I am so blessed. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in the day to day of life that I forget how blessed I am until I read statistics, like the ones listed below. I came across this statistics in a recent book and reading these statistics make my heart hurt.There is so much more that we can do to impact the world that we live in for better. There is enough to go around.
When I was in college, I decided I wanted to become a teacher because a.) I loved children and b.) I wanted to change the world. Sometimes we are given opportunities. Right now I am not currently teaching full time because of other life adventures, but I can still continue to help change the world. I have been able to pursue a passion in photography and want to use that to bless others. 10% of each session will be donated to a charity of your choice listed below. These are all charities that my husband and I support and would like to allow you to be a part of being a world changer with us.
Human trafficking is real and is happening in the USA. StreetLightUSA is the largest residential center providing holistic care to girls ages 11-17 who have been victimized by child sex trafficking or sexual trauma. They are helping girls find a new way forward so they can become independent, confident, and successful young women.
Check out their website: http://streetlightusa.org
Feed My Starving Children
Did you know? * Roughly forty million people (the equivalent of about seven Jewish Holocausts) die annually from starvation, disease, and malnutrition.
Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and these meals are shipped to distribution partners. FMSC meals have reached nearly 70 countries around the world in our history. A single meal costs only 22 cents to produce, and 92 percent of total donations goes directly toward the food program.
Check out their website: http://fmsc.org/home
Knights of Heroes
Knights of Heroes empowers children who have lost their fathers during military service by providing positive adult mentorship, character development, and lasting friendships, which are forged during an annual wilderness adventure camp. KOH hosts families with common losses allowing them to share experiences and build relationships while increasing public awareness and ensuring that families with losses are not forgotten with the passage of time.
Check out their website: http://www.knightsofheroes.org/#/home
Did you know?
* Of the six billion people on the planet Earth, about 1.2 billion live on twenty-three cents a day.
* Half of the world lives on less than two dollars and fifty cents a day.
* If you make fifty thousand dollars annually, the top 1 percent.
Compassion International is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult.