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Chapman Birthday Challenge

Hey, y’all! It’s Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman. For the month of November, we are kicking off our second annual Chapman Birthday Challenge! This month holds both of our birthdays, and it’s also Adoption Awareness Month. So we’ve decided to invite you (again) to celebrate our birthdays with us by supporting the work of…

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A Cars-Themed Birthday Party at Maria’s Big House of Hope!

Recently at Maria’s Big House of Hope, the kids attended a cars-themed birthday party! From eating chocolate cake shaped like a car to scooting around in miniature taxis and race-cars, the children at Maria’s Big House of Hope had a fun, celebratory spring morning. One of the birthday boys, Dagonet, loved receiving all of the…

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Jenni’s 21st Birthday for Show Hope!

Show Hope Advocate, Jenni Gustafson, donated her 21st birthday to raise funds and awareness for Show Hope and orphan care! Read her story below: Growing up as a Steven Curtis Chapman fan, and by crossing paths with families who had worked with Show Hope through their own adoption stories, Jenni Gustafson decided to become an…

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Inspired by a Trip to Maria’s Big House of Hope

18-year-old Show Hope Advocate, Lauren Beck, was forever changed on a short-term trip to visit Maria’s Big House of Hope in China. Upon arriving back home, she was determined to utilize her resources in order to speak up for all the sweet kiddos she met in China. As her 18th birthday was approaching, she decided…

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Advocate Spotlight: Happy Birthday, Aphiwe!

Read below as one of Show Hope’s newest employees, Palmer Williams, describes her little brother Aphiwe’s big heart for serving orphans in distress! We can all learn so much from this young man’s humble and generous spirit. In August of 2008, I embarked on a journey that irrevocably changed the heartbeat of my family. It…

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Carnival for Hope

One of our sweet Show Hope advocates, Kierci, recently celebrated her 7th birthday by throwing a “Carnival for Hope!” Continue reading as her mom describes Kierci’s heart for orphans and how she donated her special day to the children at Maria’s Big House of Hope. After having three boys in a row, our oldest child…

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Care Centers Spotlight: October Birthday Bash

Birthdays are a special part of a child’s life and we love to celebrate them here at Maria’s Big House of Hope. Last month, we invited the children to help us celebrate all of our October birthdays!  It was one of the BIGGEST birthday parties I have ever been to!  We had cake, balloons, and…

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10th Birthday Party Collects Supplies for Orphans

What did you do for your 10th birthday? Bowling with friends? Cake with friends and family? For her 10th birthday, Faith decided to do something a little different. She decided to donate her birthday to the children at Maria’s Big House of Hope in China. Continue reading as Faith’s mom, Christen, describes her daughter’s generous…

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“Party With a Purpose” Gives Hope to Waiting Children

One of the greatest perks about working at Show Hope is the ability to see firsthand the incredible spirit of generosity that embodies so many of our sponsors and donors. Reading their stories of advocacy, day after day, has become a great source of encouragement. It is this spirit of generosity that has helped bring…

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Celebrating Special Times

We recently had the opportunity to celebrate another exciting milestone in the life of one of our children, Jaelynn’s 6th birthday! Jaelynn is the the official “jie jie” or “older sister” to so many little brothers and sisters under our care. Jaelynn’s excitement during the days leading up to her big day was palpable. Anytime…

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