A Note From Donna

The fundraising event held in Nashville, TN was a huge success. One of the best honors of the evening was having our son, Harrison and his wife, Hayley with us to celebrate all that God has done in the past 10 years. I would like...

It’s hard to believe we are already in the last couple of months of 2019. This time of year is full of closure and new beginning for us here in western Honduras. Our school year ends mid- November, which means our DESEO program as well...

I would like to personally thank each of you for your loving support and prayers over the past ten years. Ten years sounds like a long time, and God has done many things in that time frame, but it also seems like yesterday. Yet, when...

As September begins, we are focused on preparing for our first ever fundraising gala in Nashville, TN. Phil and I will spend a couple of weeks traveling to sell sponsorships for the event. If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in a personal...

This month we wrap up our “summer” season of short-term mission groups. It has been an amazingly successful season, for which we are so thankful. There are many moving parts when we host back to back groups and fortunately, we have an awesome support team...

The busiest time for brigades is June and July, although we also host several teams during other months of the year. While it is taxing on our staff, it is always a time of year full of positive experiences as we interact with our visitors...

This past month I have had the privilege of teaching a weekly workshop for our women on the topic, “Who Am I?” I have felt the weight of responsibility to combine my education, life experiences, and God’s word to bring a message that helps move...

Visiting a few of our DESEO schools this week exposed me once again to the reality of the suffering around us. So many families are torn apart by poverty and immigration. Hearing stories of children in our program who were “loaned” to other people as their...

As I write this note, I am sitting in our son Harrison’s room at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab in Chicago, Illinois. Harrison has been here for 3 weeks with 2 additional weeks to go. The team of physicians and therapists have been working hard...

As many of you probably know, our family experienced a scare with Harrison recently. Due to some medication changes, he went into Status Epilepticus, which has a 20% mortality rate. Because of God’s care and mercy, Harrison came through that experience unharmed. In spite of...