Christmas for the Orphans

Thursday, 10 January 2013 07:53

By Noelle Broyles

La Paz, Bolivia - Those of us who are parents know this reality very well. When someone loves and cares for our children, they are really loving us and filling our hearts with joy.

Undoubtedly, God’s heart was filled with joy during Christmastime as He beheld over 150 of His children here in La Paz receiving beautiful gifts and personalized, handmade cards from friends in the United States. All of these young people are orphans and vulnerable children who live within the homes of Foundation Arco Iris.

The HOPE worldwide Bolivia team and the La Paz Church are incredibly grateful for the generous love from the Tampa Bay Church in Florida and the Northview Church in Roswell, Georgia who together sent beautiful shirts, sandals, socks, lip gloss, candy, and handmade cards for each of these children. All of the gifts were wrapped with love and given with heartfelt hugs.

“Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for Me.”
(Matthew 25: 40)

Let us ALL show our love for God by loving His children….everyday.

To learn more about HOPE worldwide’s work in Bolivia and follow our team’s blog, click here.




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