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[23 Jan 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Complete: USA Dental Project for 400 Sponsored Children – Little Rock, AR:  $6,000 Raised. Thank You!

This project is now complete.
Launched: January 18, 2012.
Completed: January 22, 2013.

*Everyone who  donated at least $10 to this project between Nov. 20, 2012 and January 7, 2013 was automatically entered in our Holiday Raffle.
The office of Children International at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock required help to purchase consumable dental supplies for preventative appointments to benefit 400 needy children in its 2013 fiscal year. We aimed to raise $6,000 for prophylaxis angles, prophylaxis brushes, prophylaxis paste, distilled water or tablets, x-ray film, flouride/flouride varnish, toothbrushes, floss, toothpaste, bags …

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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 …

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[7 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Our June 2012 Newsletter

Happy June Everyone,
We hope you are well and enjoying the transition from Spring to Summer. Here are the latest goings-on from Aura’s House. Remember you can also  “like” our Facebook page to get all the latest updates as they happen.
 
Mike Races 250K Across the Gobi Desert in China to Raise Funds for 400 Needy Kids
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 on Sunday, June 10! The Gobi March (China) …

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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 …