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Ciao! My name is Betty Mattei and I am a new volunteer here at Aura’s House. I’m currently a junior at The American University of Rome majoring in Film and Digital Media.
I am an Italian-American originally from Philadelphia who traveled to Rome looking for a little bit of adventure, but I’ve found so much more! I am a lifelong lover of good books, good food, and good laughs—three things I wish to bring to people all around the world.
For a long time I have been eager to become a volunteer, …
The Little Rock Dental Project is complete and we are happy to share photos of the program’s children receiving dental benefits.
The photos were taken at the Future Smiles Dental Clinic at Wakefield Elementary School in Little Rock. Your incredible support of this special program is appreciated more than you know. Thanks to your generosity, and the kindness of Aura’s House donors, the clinic will be able to continue their work on behalf of hundreds of children in Little Rock.
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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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 …
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This project is now complete. Launched: May 12, 2011.
Completed: October 28, 2011.
USA Education Project: Mentor Resource Library
This is Aura’s House’s very first project to benefit children in the USA. We aimed to raise $500 to help create a Mentor Resource Library for UALR Children International in Little Rock, Arkansas.
See photos and read letters from a mentor and mentee of the library.
In 1994, Children International and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock established a partnership to nurture and provide educational enrichment, health and dental care, family assistance …