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[28 Apr 2013 | One Comment | ]
Introducing Our Newest Volunteer: Welcome Betty!

Ciao! My name is Betty Mattei and I am a new volunteer here at Aura’s House. I’m currently a junior at The American University of Rome majoring in Film and Digital Media.
I am an Italian-American originally from Philadelphia who traveled to Rome looking for a little bit of adventure, but I’ve found so much more! I am a lifelong lover of good books, good food, and good laughs—three things I wish to bring to people all around the world.
For a long time I have been eager to become a volunteer, …

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[28 Jun 2012 | 5 Comments | ]
Mike Epler Successfully Completes the Gobi March (250K) Race in China

Congratulations are in order for Aura’s House Partner, Mike Epler who recently completed one of the world’s most grueling endurance races! The Gobi March (China) is part of the 4 Deserts series (RacingThePlanet) which was again named by TIME magazine as the #1 footrace in the world, and as one of the world’s top 10 endurance events.
Mike chose to use the race as a means for raising funds for over 400 needy children in Little Rock, Arkansas so that they may receive free preventive dental healthcare exams. Visit our USA …

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[15 May 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Mike from Aura’s House Gets Ready to March Across the Gobi Desert for Needy Children

Aura’s House Partner, Mike Epler has become quite the endurance and distance runner over the past few years. His latest and most challenging race is fast approaching! The Gobi March (China) is part of the 4 Deserts series (RacingThePlanet) which was again named by TIME magazine as the #1 footrace in the world, and as one of the world’s top 10 endurance events.
Mike will be raising funds for our UALR Dental Project (USA) by running/walking 250K (that’s not a typo!) across the Gobi Desert from June 10-16, 2012. All …

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[4 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
E-Interview With Aura’s House Web-Maven, Christina Sidoti

Aura’s House Partner, Christina Sidoti was kind enough to take a few minutes out of her busy life to answer some questions for us. Thanks Christina!
 
1. Please tell us where you are from, where you live, and what you do on a typical day at this moment in your life.
I was raised in New Jersey and still reside there.  On a typical day, I go for a run, head to work at Method Studios in NYC, and animate for commercials and film.  After work and when possible, I have …

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[28 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
More About You: Meet Aura’s House Supporter, Dorothee Clinton

Dorothee Clinton, of Brooklyn, New York is an Aura’s House supporter who sponsors nine children through Children International and has raised funds for special projects here on Aura’s House. She currently is fundraising for her sponsored child, Ada to get repairs to her family’s roof as well as school supplies. Thanks Dorothee, for taking the time to answer our questions.

1) When did you first start sponsoring children through Children International?

I started sponsoring on my own when I was 17.

2) What made you decide to become a sponsor?
Several years before I …