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[22 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 359 views]
Birthday Raffle Winners Decide to Pay It Forward

It just goes to show that members of the Aura’s House community are some of the most generous people around.
Last week we held a drawing for our 10th Birthday Raffle. This week we have heard back from the winners and both of them have decided to pay their gifts forward!
Second prize winner, Luke Wood from New York, USA has decided to donate his $50 USD raffle prize to Anna Marie’s Education Project here at Aura’s House to ensure that she can continue her university education and help lift herself and …

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[23 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,412 views]
Featured Person: Steve Hogan

Hi all. Time to feature another one of our amazing Aura’s House friends and Children International super donors.
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Who are you? Where are you from? What are your interests?
I am Steve Hogan. I hail from Phoenix, Arizona. My family moved to Southern California when I was 6-years-old, and my three siblings and I grew up in Tustin.
After five grueling years of studying mechanical engineering, I got my bachelor’s degree at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. After a two-year stint at a small start-up, I joined the Navy with the goal …

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[5 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 2,324 views]
Featured Person: Elvis Mwenda Kibiti

“My name is Elvis Kibiti. Most people call me “elvo” though, a nickname derived from my first name or “Mwenda”, my middle name. I am from Meru, Kenya currently living in Shanghai and splitting half of my time in China and the other half in San Francisco where I work as a Product Designer in the consumer electronics space.
My favorite thing to do is travel, I try and see at least 5 new countries every year though lately I have been getting into a pattern of visiting my more favorite …

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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,033 views]
Featured Person: Sharon Clyburn

Sharon is a multi-child sponsor through Children International and other organizations and is a longtime Aura’s House supporter. She recently participated in our e-interview to share her thoughts with the community here at Aura’s House.
1. Who are you? Where are you from? What are your interests?
My name is Sharon Clyburn and I am from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I am a first grade teacher and tutor. My interests include Bible study, music appreciation and composition, history, personality studies, sketching, and of course child sponsorship
2. How did you hear about Aura’s House …

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[3 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,521 views]
Attention Holiday Shoppers: This Handmade Sterling Silver Necklace is Two Gifts in One

 
When you wear this necklace, you are showing your support of kids around the globe. When you give this necklace as a gift, you are offering style as well as philanthropy. How can you go wrong?
This necklace, handmade by artist Jocelyn Burrows Vache,  is a sterling silver replica of the Aura’s House logo. When you purchase this necklace, Jocelyn will donate $20 directly to Aura’s House.  You can even decide which Aura’s House project you’d like the donation to go to by simply adding the project name in the “message” …