Hello New Host Families!  I thought I’d write specifically to all new host families as some of you may be feeling quite nervous.  This is absolutely normal.  You may be wondering now or at some point next week what did I get myself into?  You aren’t alone.  These are normal feelings.  Even experienced host parents have

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Hello New Host Families! Don’t be Nervous

Matt and Brittney Hejl Hejl’s Hosting of Andriy – P143 Winter Hope Program Day one and we were SO excited. We were not even sure what we were excited for or how long that excitement would last. A plan on the brink of unfolding is exciting! It’s also emotionally overwhelming. But when God directs, you

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“Mother. I’m never let go.”

When Maternal Instinct Kicks In PROJECT 143 host mom, Daron Northrup, rushes to her host child’s side half way around the world, when she receives the news of his accident. A fall from a thirty foot tree left him with a severely broken leg, three surgeries and despair and desperation in his voice. Dropping everything,

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How Far Would You Go?

A tiny, shy little girl walked in. She was one of the last interviews in her orphanage, but did not speak a single word the entire time. Our interview team discussed her needs and delays with social workers. However, what wasn’t spoken of specifically — but was clearly at least one factor in her mounting

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