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[23 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 52 views]
Featured Person: Steve Hogan

Hi all. Time to feature another one of our amazing Aura’s House friends and Children International super donors.

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 …

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[17 Jan 2014 | 5 Comments | 1,869 views]
Active: Library Project In Honor Of Barbara Rogers– Tecpan, Guatemala: $1,940 Raised so Far. (Only $60 Left to Raise!)

The Children’s Corner Library Project is dedicated to the late Barbara Rogers who was the caring sponsor of many children including Vilma Pac Sut pictured with her sister, Maria.

The girls live in an area where books and educational resources are scarce and unaffordable to most people in their community. It’s our goal to help the library in Tecpan stock up on books, DVD’s, educational materials, seating and lighting, and to also have the ability to show films and multimedia materials.

Mckenzie Fritch, a close friend of Barbara and a long time Aura’s House supporter, organized the collection of donations given by guests at Barbara’s memorial service where $920 was collected. We aim to raise a total of $2,000 to enhance the library with a TV, home theater system with a DVD player and sound system, 20 educational DVD’s, a rug, window blinds, board games, puzzles, cushions, a ceiling lamp, and additional books and learning materials.

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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 734 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 …

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[4 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,045 views]
2013 Holiday Raffle Now Closed

This raffle is now closed.
See The Video for the Drawing and List of Winners!

Dear Aura’s House Friends and Family,
This Holiday Season, we are raffling off a $100 Amazon Gift Card OR a $100 donation to the Charity, FirstGiving Project of your choice or a Special Gift for your sponsor child to one lucky Aura’s House donor. We are also offering a $50 second prize (Amazon Gift Card or Donation) and an amazing third prize which is a hand-crafted sterling silver Aura’s House necklace made and donated by artist, Jocelyn Burrows …

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[1 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,241 views]
Complete: School Supplies Project for Yuselfi Ortiz (10) – Colombia. $203 Raised. Thank you!

Yuselfi lives in Barranquilla, Columbia. She is a talented child and studies hard. In order to attend public school, Yuselfi must have specific school supplies. We aim to raise $195 for the following items: a physical education uniform. a daily uniform, a backpack, a pair of shoes, a pair of white shoes, a pair of black shoes, and notebooks. All projects on the Aura’s House site are 100% US tax deductible.