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Hellos and Goodbyes

By Ericka

Aug 16

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This summer, we have had some bittersweet hellos and goodbyes. The past few months have seen some changes in our Thailand Girls Home that we need to update you all on. First, we had two new “hellos”. There are two precious little girls who have become a part of the Baan Choo Jai family. Please allow us […] Read more...

The Wall Is Finished!

By Ericka

Dec 17

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We spent the last two weeks of November in Thailand at The Refuge (our home for refugee kids from Burma), and Baan Choo Jai (our Girls’ Home in Northern Thailand). It was so great to be back with the children, and extremely exciting to see that the wall around the Girls’ Home is finally FINISHED! […] Read more...

Your VOTE could help us win THOUSANDS!

By Ericka

Dec 11

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It’s that time of year again… time for the annual PROJECT FOR AWESOME video competition! [CLICK HERE TO VOTE NOW!] For those who may have missed it last year – P4A is a video competition started by an AWESOME community on YouTube. On this weekend each year, people take over YouTube with awesome videos about awesome […] Read more...

Give the gift of Christmas to children in need!

By Ericka

Nov 27

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We’re posting from Thailand today, where we’ve had an incredible 2 weeks with our sweet kids here! We can’t wait to share some photos and videos on our blog soon – but after hearing first hand what the children want for Christmas, we wanted to make sure to share this blog ASAP!  We hope you […] Read more...

Happy 5th Birthday!

By Ericka

May 20

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Exactly 5 years ago today, The Sound of Hope was officially incorporated. So last week, we threw our first big fundraising event in Birmingham, AL – The Sound of Hope’s Birthday Bash – to celebrate! We had an incredible dessert bar, featuring 27 different desserts donated from these generous bakeries and restaurants: Urban Standard, Pastry […] Read more...

You’re invited to our BIRTHDAY BASH!

By Ericka

Apr 07

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* BUY YOUR TICKET NOW :: http://www.sohbirthdaybash.brownpapertickets.com * The Sound of Hope is turning 5 years old this May, and you’re invited to our Birthday Bash! We are so excited to be hosting our first event in Birmingham, AL. This will be a time to celebrate all we’ve done over the past 5 years for orphans around […] Read more...

Spotlight Gala Success!

By Ericka

Jan 16

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We just wanted to take a minute to share about what a great time we had at the first ever Birmingham Spotlight Gala last weekend. (So much fun, in fact, that we didn’t take near enough pictures!) The work we do is very important, but it’s not very glamorous. Working in third world countries and […] Read more...

Asia Trip Wrap-Up

By Ericka

Nov 30

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We had an amazing time this Fall visiting all of our Children’s Homes in Asia! We traveled to 3 countries, 9 cities, and 5 Children’s Homes in 47 days. Whew! Just in case you missed part of our trip – here’s a full wrap up of our time in Thailand, Burma, and India! Asia Trip Wrap-Up […] Read more...

Hello Asha House!

By Ericka

Nov 11

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After 6 weeks of traveling, we finally made it to our last Children’s Home. We are almost at the end of our trip! Check out this update from Asha House in India! We loved being with these sweet kids and their house parents! ‪ Asha House Welcome 2014 from The Sound of Hope on Vimeo. Read more...

Happy 4th Birthday (to us!)

By Ericka

May 20

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More than 200 children cared for in 4 countries More than $540,000 raised in 4 years… That’s something worth CELEBRATING!!!   Today is The Sound of Hope’s 4th birthday! It’s been an incredible 4 years, and today we want to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished. We’ve established 2 new Children’s Homes, partnered with 5 homes and […] Read more...