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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“It’s a lot easier trying not to break the bowl than to put one back together again” Lindsey H.I had a conversation with one of my most dear friends.  We have both adopted teenagers and watched many around us who have done the same.  I was commenting on the disconnect sometimes that families can feel

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As an orphan advocate, adoptive mother of two Ukrainian teenage children, host mom, former Ukraine host program director, and current Project 143 staff, I have learned a lot about Ukrainian child welfare.  In the vast world of orphan care, we can see that there are differences between every child’s personal stories.  Each story has its own

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In hosting programs, boys are often overlooked but can be some of the most superstar children. As we prepare for our Spring 2021 hosting season, please take a moment to look at these beautiful faces who have not yet found families.For more information about these and other precious children, please check out this link: https://www.p143.org/pre-registration/

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Today’s post is dedicated to these beautiful children whom we have met and committed to advocating for. We have a heart for children with special needs and highlight these three children awaiting their forever family.Hosted for Spring 2021 seasonUnable to travel for Spring 2021 due to COVID-19Unable to travel for Spring 2021 due to COVID-19For more

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Orphan and Stand Sunday are scheduled each year for the second Sunday in November. Intentionally incorporating awareness, advocacy or intercession into a church service can move the heart of the congregation. Here are a few critical numbers to know:143+ million: Number of orphans in the world 400,000: Number of children in U.S. foster care 380,000: Number of

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In the last month, I noticed a series of posts from a friend of mine on social media promoting “FASD Awareness.”  While aware of the struggles children face when they have been exposed to alcohol prenatally, admittedly, I did not recognize the immense struggles of the parents working to raise their affected children and the

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A mother, grandmother, foster parent, pastor’s wife and developmental psychologist, Dr. Karyn Purvis was one of the most influential teachers for adoptive families and the co-founder of the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Purvis devoted her life to serving “children from hard places.”As the co-creator

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As #SaveOurChildren trends in social media and we increase awareness of child trafficking around the globe, many are left asking, “What can I do to help?” Three primary ways you can help prevent trafficking as well as being part of freeing children from captivity are:Foster or AdoptMentor children or teensVolunteer with trafficking organizations Fostering and

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So you’re curious about getting involved in Foster Care, but not sure you and your family are ready to commit to full-time Fostering?  Respite care is a wonderful way to test the waters and can be a HUGE help to both the Foster Parents and Foster Kids in your community!Respite Care is being available to

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