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[29 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 445 views]
One Last Call to Action: Aura’s House Will Be Closing After Current Projects Fund

Dear Aura’s House friends,
I can’t believe that this day has finally come. Once our current three projects to help bright young minds in the Philippines, Tanzania, and India have funded, I will be archiving the site and saying farewell.
Back in 2004 when Aura’s House first launched, I wanted to tap into the power of the internet to see if I could raise $4500 for my sponsored child, Aura Yesenia (9) in Guatemala for a safe, sturdy brick home.
At that time, crowdfunding websites and tools didn’t yet exist so I clumsily …

News, Newsletters »

[4 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 451 views]
Who We Helped in 2014 Thanks to Our Donors

Happy New Year Everyone!
Aura’s House Partner, Anastasia Yecke recently compiled all our accomplishments from the past year and put together a lovely end of year summary and newsletter. Have a look, and see what our donors made possible for others around the world this past year.
We are excited about the many more children, families, and communities we will be able to help in 2015.  And again, we sincerely thank our donors for making it all possible.
We wish you a new year filled with the warmth of home, the love of …

News, Past Projects »

[11 May 2014 | 5 Comments | 4,491 views]
Complete: Library Project In Honor Of Barbara Rogers– Tecpan, Guatemala: $2,010 Raised. -THANK YOU!

Launched: December 11, 2013.
Completed: May 11, 2014.

Children’s Corner Library Project In Honor Of Barbara Rogers – Tecpan, Guatemala
Our goal was to raise $2,000 .
$2,010 raised. -THANK YOU!
See photos of the children with their gifts.
*Everyone who donated at least $10 to this project between April 30th and May 11th, 2014 was automatically entered in our Birthday Raffle.
Special Thanks to: Suzzanne and Jeff Cutler for their generous $500 donation and to Michael Hemling for his $50 Mother’s Day donation that completed this project.

The Children’s Corner Library Project is dedicated to the late …

Community, Featured People, people »

[23 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,977 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 …

Community, people »

[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,508 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 …