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Category Archives : Christmas

Joy to the World! January 12, 2017

Two girls giggle excitedly in a small church in rural Uganda. They are carefully trying on costumes, and helping each other with head-dresses and paper wings.

Two girls dress up for a Christmas play

Costumes for the Christmas play need to be just right.

Meanwhile a little boy sits on the floor crafting props out of paper, while other children memorize lines. A few adults are also hard at work – One is setting out treats, and another is “decking the halls” with Christmas trees and ornaments. Another is laying out piles of presents wrapped in festive, sparkly paper.

All of this work is in preparation for the Love Pak Christmas party, and excitement levels could not be higher! All of this is because of you. We are amazed by your generosity! With all your gifts this year, we threw parties just like this one for 6,500 children around the world. 6,500! That’s a new Love Pak record! Thank you for bringing so much joy this Christmas!   (more…)

Christmas in Kiserian November 11, 2016

Kiserian is a small village that lies just beyond the shores of Lake Baringo. To get there is no easy task! One way is to take a boat across the lake. The other way is to take a four-wheel drive vehicle over bumpy roads and through rushing streams.

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In a small hut, a little girl prepares for something special. No, it isn’t for the arrival of Santa Claus or funny little elves. It’s something much better.

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Gifts that matter November 11, 2016

Have you ever found yourself spending hours or even days trying to figure out what to buy a friend or family member for Christmas? You find yourself thinking, “It’s getting closer to Christmas, and I still haven’t found anything for Uncle Harry!” It can be hard to determine what presents people will actually enjoy, but one of our donors has found a creative solution to the problem.

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Barb has been giving gifts through the Gift Catalog for two years – she wouldn’t celebrate Christmas any other way!

Read on to find out how she is making a bigger impact by changing her gift-giving traditions.

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Love Pak Party Wrap-up! January 5, 2016

Through the generosity of our donors, we received over $119,000 for Christmas Love Paks in 2015! Thousands of children received packages filled with both useful and fun gifts – things like sweets, fruit, small toys, clothes, blankets, backpacks, hygiene items, and additional school supplies. Thank you for making this possible!

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Last month, our founder and president, Dr. Max Lange, traveled to India to take part in the distribution of the Love Paks and Christmas party festivities.

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