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4 Hopeful Statistics About The Orphan Crisis

It can seem daunting. There are more than 100 million orphans in the world. Every 18 seconds, another child becomes an orphan. Those are scary numbers, and they are sad numbers. But you cannot let the immensity of the crisis numb you. Inaction and apathy are the enemies of progress. We believe there is hope…

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December Prayer Focus: Nelson

Nelson was admitted to our newest special care center in Nanyang this summer. He was three-months old when he arrived, and was in need of medical care for his cleft lip and palate. He is a cheerful six-month-old baby who loves to smile back when he is being talked to! We have been pleased to watch…

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4 Unique Ways to Share Show Hope with Friends and Family

In 2003, Show Hope was founded by Steven Curtis and Mary Beth Chapman as a movement to care for orphans. Since it’s inception, Show Hope has sought to restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world by enabling more children to enter families through Adoption Aid grants, through providing acute…

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The Bell Family: “A Beautiful, Miraculous Mess”

On a recent Sunday, I saw a miracle as my husband, three children, and I played ball as a family and then headed inside for a dance party in our living room.  Now, that may not sound like much, but the joy exuded during that time was nothing short of miraculous.  More than that, our dance party…

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Care Centers Spotlight: Meet Weston

Weston was first brought into our care in July 2012 when he was three years old. He was placed in the rambunctious first floor “Tinkerbell” room and quickly began to break out of his shell. Weston loves to smile and even more, he loves to sit in any available lap in the room! He’s quite…

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Care Centers Spotlight: Meet Julia

When Julia was admitted to Maria’s Big House of Hope nearly two years ago, she was weak and very malnourished.  Today, thanks to the generous and faithful support of Show Hope sponsors, Julia has bloomed into a sweet, dainty, little 3-year-old girl who is healthy, stable, and thriving. The first time I visited Julia’s room…

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Energy and Spirit to Play

    One of the things that I love most about our Show Hope Special Care Centers is how much they feel like “home.”  Having lived at Maria’s Big House of Hope for nearly two years now, I have had the opportunity to experience this firsthand.  I love hearing the constant sounds of children in the hallway,…

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Spring 2013 Limited Edition Designs

I’m excited to announce two brand new limited editions designs for spring 2013! As part of our Limited Edition merchandise line, these shirts carry messages that highlight the heart of Show Hope’s mission to care for orphans and join the lonely with families. I encourage you to check them out and consider purchasing one to…

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Video Sponsorship Update: Meet Sabrina

We hope you enjoy meeting Sabrina through this month’s Sponsorship Update Video! Sabrina is one of several children under care at a Show Hope Special Care Centers who has been diagnosed with biliary atresia, a condition which affects the liver. Each month, you are making a life-changing impact for hundred of children like Sabrina through…

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Ringing in the Year of the Snake

     In most parts of the world, the New Year holiday has given way to Valentine’s Day and will turn to St. Patrick’s Day later this week. New Year’s resolutions have run their short course and we are back into the habits of everyday life. That’s in most parts of the world….But here in China,…

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