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[12 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
And the Raffle Winner Is…

…Sabrina Priebe!  Congratulations!
I am pleased to report that my 2 year-old son Lukas drew a name (after a very very long time!) from the box today and Sabrina is the winner of our second ever Aura’s House Raffle for the Room Construction Project for Francesco and Evelyn of Colombia! Thanks to Sabrina and all our kind donors so much for participating and for your kind support of our now completed project to benefit this deserving family who will soon have a safer place to live.

Sabrina can now choose either a …

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[12 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Complete: Room Construction Project for Evelyn and Francisco of Colombia: $1000 Raised! Thank You.

This Project is now Complete. Launched: September 2, 2011
Completed November 11, 2011.

Room Construction Project for Evelyn (11) and Francisco (8) of Colombia

Our goal was to raise $1000.
$1000 raised! Thank You!
See photos of the completed room.

Special Thanks to Steve Hogan for donating the final $43 as well as donating the $100 gift for our raffle.
To help kick off this project, we are raffling off a $100 Amazon Gift Card OR a $100 donation to the Charity or Firstgiving Project of your choice (donated by Steven H.) to one lucky …

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[27 Jul 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Yuselfi Elena G. (8) of Barranquilla, Colombia Receives her Gifts!

Written by Aura’s House Partner,  Inga Katelari
Good day, Everyone!
I wanted to share with you my excitement that I received the report and photos from my sponsored sweetheart Yuselfi’s combined Income Generation Project and Education Special Needs Gift.  This was a combined gift of an Education Special Needs Gift for Yuselfi and a fundraiser on Firstgiving.com that I started at the end of January 2011, which was completed at the end of March, but it took a while to get to Children International and to be completed. Yuselfi’s Income …

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[15 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Income Generating Project for Yuselfi Elena G. (8) of Barranquilla, Colombia

My name is Inga Katelari, I live in Cyprus but I originally come from Latvia, the Baltic States. I have a passion for children and I love sponsoring my kids and volunteering at Aura’s House.
I’m currently working on a project for my sponsored girl Yuselfi, age 8, of Barranquilla, Colombia to help her mother to generate the income of washing clothes and renting washing machines.
This project will raise money for two washing machines. The goal is to raise $350 + FirstGiving fees. The total cost of the project is $401 …

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[21 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Featured Person: Inga Katelari -Cyprus

Inga Katelari is a new volunteer at Aura’s House and is a super-sponsor of multiple children through Children International.
Inga writes:
I’ve been a sponsor with Children International since March 2009. I wanted to start sponsoring for a while, but just couldn’t figure out how I could go about it. You see, here in Cyprus where I live, there aren’t so many possibilities to get involved in a sponsorship. I didn’t know anything about US charities until I saw an ad about CI on my favorite Animal Rescue Site and Care2. After …