Author: Arwen McGilvra

Posted on October 16, 2020

A decade ago, our home was full of cribs and highchairs. Now, one-third of our children are teenagers. We’re deep into the phase where discussions include schooling options and future careers. Last month, several of our girls attended a special STEM program through Del Valle University. New and Different Opportunities We’re always looking for new and different ways to engage our kids and expand their education. Interestingly,...

Posted on August 14, 2020

Imagine someone stopping your car in the middle of a parking lot and offering to jump on a plane to Guatemala with you, trudge through the airport with 20 suitcases, and spend a week redecorating two homes.  Sound a little strange and far-fetched? Maybe, but that’s the short version of how Lisa came to Dorie’s Promise the first time. Today, Lisa leads a women’s trip to...

Posted on January 15, 2016

[caption id="attachment_4813" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Maria Jose and Franco with Dorie's Promise Director Alej[/caption] By Kim Palmer - I am happy to share my connection with the children through prayer, visits and sponsorship. I have visited Dories Promise six times now. After my first visit to Dories Promise, my life has been Forever Changed. I have seen first hand the power of prayer, God hears our prayers!!! I miss the children...

Posted on September 23, 2015

Mass Family at Dorie's PromiseWe recently received a gift of approximately $1,800 in sponsorship money....

Posted on June 4, 2015

Orphan TrainWhen people see my train, I want them to feel love for children....