Detour: Guatemala

Don’t you love a story about how life’s detours can lead to great new adventures? The Babcock family was supposed to visit Israel this summer. They were looking forward to their trip and started to plan, but their travel plans took a slight detour. Instead of seeing the sights in Israel, they...

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A Look Back at Summer Missions with Bertha

Just six short weeks ago, Bertha, our Community Outreach Director, and her team were winding up a busy summer of successful community projects. The last big summer mission teams had transitioned home and her team was easing their way into fall. Although our busy summer missions season is over,...

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Cue the Confetti and Cheers

Our team at Forever Changed International is comprised of a few dedicated individuals who are passionate about the children of Dorie’s Promise. Given our small size and shared passion, we’re very much like family. As a family, we’re excited to share big news. Over the summer, our own Charity...

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Experience Transformation

Encouraging transformation is one of our primary goals at Dorie’s Promise. Not only do we strive to transform the lives of our children, but we also hope to transform the lives of those who visit our home. Attempting to transform the lives of people is hard work, and it would be really easy for us...

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Fighting for our Kids: Jessica’s Role

Due to a multitude of circumstances, including abuse, trafficking, and poverty, thousands of Guatemalan children find themselves in the care of public and private orphanages. More than 100 private and public facilities throughout the country are responsible for children during their court...

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Hitting the Gym and Having a Blast

Helping our kids be healthy, happy, and find ways to channel their emotions is something we’re always working on. For our founder, Heather Radu, the overall well-being of our children is her highest priority. Not only does she want to raise kids in a safe home, she wants to help them become...

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Gaining Perspective: Sara’s Story

People find their way to Dorie’s Promise through a variety of paths, but most frequently they find us and visit our home because of our passionate supporters. Last February, Sara Keller visited our home for the first time thanks to longtime supporter Ken Perry. Building connections For many years,...

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The Privilege of Raising Confident Young Men: Mateo

As our children grow older, we’re keenly aware that we’re preparing them to become confident, independent adults. Guatemala needs confident men who will fight for the rights and dignity of everyone, especially women and those who struggle. A Leader in the Making Mateo exemplifies these traits and...

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