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[30 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Happy 20th Birthday to Aura! Happy 9th Birthday Aura’s House!

It’s our 9th birthday today here at Aura’s House. Thanks so much for all the support and encouragement over the years! We know that we are small, but we are proud of our little projects that make a big difference. Enter our Birthday Raffle (only a few hours left!) to help us celebrate and you could win $100 or $50 for yourself or favorite charity in the process.

Thanks to the small donations (usually just $10 or under…) of lots of people over the years, we’ve raised almost $95,000 for housing, health, education, and income generation projects for needy children and their families and communities in North, Central, and South America, Africa, and Asia.

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[28 Jun 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
A Tribute to Our Dear Friend, Barbara Rogers

Dear Friends,
We are incredibly saddened (and shocked) to learn that one of our dearest friends and active supporters is no longer with us. Barbara Rogers was a dedicated super-sponsor through Children International and considered herself (in her own words), “Aura’s House’s number one fan.”
Her close friend and fellow super-sponsor, Mckenzie Fritch broke the news in a wonderful tribute over at Lift One. In it she writes, “At 11:58 last night, I received an email informing me that our friend Barbara Rogers passed away quietly in her kitchen on Friday, June …

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[21 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Gift Cards and In Loving Memory Cards Available

Please click on the card you wish to print out in order to open the PDF file.

Please visit this page for cards you can email as well as banners you can use to link to us from your blog or website.
Thanks as always for helping us to spread the word.


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[20 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Thanks to All Who Entered Our 8th Birthday Raffle! (The Winner Will Be Announced Soon..)

On June 30th, 2012 Aura’s House turned a whopping 8 years-old and the site’s namesake, Aura Yesenia Solis Hernandez of Guatemala turned 19 and graduated from Children International’s sponsorship program. (sniff).  Learn more about Aura and all she has accomplished thanks to Aura’s House donors.
To celebrate, we raffled off a $100 Amazon Gift Card OR a $100 donation to the Charity of your choice, FirstGiving Project of your choice, or a Special Gift for your Children International sponsored child. (The winner will be announced by July 27th, 2012.)
All you needed …

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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 …