Hostings are a very special time when memories are made that will last a life time. This week, we are highlighting some special moments that our host families have had over the past 2 weeks! Family: Dee Our youngest was so excited for Mafe to come visit us – she knew the snow would be

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A LOOK AT HOSTING:  FAMILY STORYFamily:  Phaneuf“Ventana WHOOSH!” “No, no, no! Vennnnnnnnntana WHOOOOOOOSH!”It’s 8:15 pm and there’s a chorus of what sounds like nonsense and giggles coming from another room. “Ventana” (if you don’t already know…we certainly didn’t)  is the Spanish word for window and there is a bunk bed right in front of the window

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There are many different reasons for hosting!  One may be hosted to gain a mentor, to be adopted by the host family or to have the family advocate on their behalf in order to find their forever family!  In an effort to help with the latter, we are introducing some amazing children that are here

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Project 143’s Spring Hosting Season is in full swing!  Our host children are acclimating well to their host families, American culture and new experiences!  Please enjoy the following pictures that were shared from our host parents!  Please also keep the children and families in your prayers as they navigate through the hosting season!  Subscribe to

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Project 143 had a very successful arrival this past Saturday for our 2021 Spring Hosting Program!  After being “on hold” for more than a year due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are elated that our host children have arrived!  We are so blessed and we look forward to sharing stories and pictures of our host children

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2021 is off to a great start!In these first three months of 2021, Project One Forty Three has seen amazing things happen which could not have been made possible without the generous donations from our loyal donors.So what have we done thus far?We are all looking forward to our Summer 2021 hosting season, which will

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We Have A Hosting Arrival Tomorrow!!!P143 is so excited to finally be able to celebrate an arrival for our Spring Hosting Program!  It has been since the winter season of 2019 that we have been able to bring kids for hosting due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Tomorrow 3/27/21, we will be welcoming our host children

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“I hoped that he liked us. I hoped that we could be a positive force in his life. I hoped that his summer would be filled with rest and smiles and all the things that a child’s summer would be. And I hoped that we would form a bond that would make us family.” – Krystle Detwiler

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“Leading up to departure day, he’d very noticeably begin to shut down and shut me out. Of course he was preparing for and protecting himself from the pain of saying goodbye but those were always heartbreakingly tough days.” – Laurel F.

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“I don’t think I could have done adoption without knowing my parents first. Hosting made it less scary, it was just a short vacation that turned out forever.” – Yulia McLane

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