Delight? Discomfort? Vote for two
That’s when I asked friends of New Thing to help provide sewing machines and weather-tight windows.
They were needed by the hearing-impaired children at the boarding school in Babruisk, Belarus.
I’m delighted to report that we’ve heard from a grateful Director Natalia (she sent this photo): She says the sewing machines have arrived — they’re beautiful! (and the kids love them) — and the weather-tight windows have been installed.
It’s going to be a lovely, toasty-warm winter for the children and the workers at Babruisk! Thank you again to the 15 households who gave generously to meet this need.
But I’m afraid I also need to bring you some uncomfortable news:
The children with disabilities at Osipovichi need a year’s worth of meds.
And we have a Matching Challenge that turns every $1 into $2.22, if given by Thanksgiving Day.
But as I write, only 7 friends have responded.
We’re still short of the goal by $1,154.79.
So could you please give a Thanksgiving gift right now?
We don’t want to miss out on the Matching Challenge opportunity.
On our American Thanksgiving Day, I want to be able to send good news to our “Response of the Heart” team:
Goal met. Meds paid for!
Please be one of 25 friends giving $46.19 (your donation will become $102.54) — and we’ll be there.
Thank you in advance!