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By Ericka

Aug 28

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Here at The Sound of Hope, we’ve always encouraged our friends and followers to use their gifts, abilities, and passions to #giveHOPE to children in need. Now we have a truly inspiring donor who has decided to do just that! Check out the short video below to see what our friend Kristin Wint is up to […] Read more...

It’s Our 7th Birthday!

By Ericka

May 20

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Happy birthday to us! 7 years ago today The Sound of Hope was incorporated, and we cannot believe how quickly the time has flown by. It’s been such an honor and a joy to help provide rescue, protection, and holistic care to more than 250 children in 4 countries for the past 2,557 days! This has […] Read more...

Thank you “Project for Awesome”!

By Ericka

Jul 28


Today we have some fantastic news to share! You may remember the video competition we entered back in December called “Project For Awesome“. So many of our friends, donors, and supporters helped us out by voting – as well as tweeting and posting our link to encourage their friends to vote too! It was our […] Read more...

VOTE for us @ Project for Awesome!

By Ericka

Dec 12


One upon a time (in 2007) some awesome people came up with an awesome idea to take over YouTube for one day with awesome videos talking about awesome charities – which is how the “Project for Awesome” was born! The past 2 years, thanks to the “Foundation to Decrease World Suck”, (no really – that’s […] Read more...

Maggie’s Money

By Ericka

Apr 24


A few weeks ago we were asked to share our work with a group of teenagers in Albertville, AL. It wasn’t a large group, we didn’t have much time, and we weren’t really sure if we had impacted them at all… that is, until one 13 year old student found us as we were leaving. […] Read more...

School has started in Swaziland!

By Ericka

Jan 24


This incredible blog was shared recently by one of our partners in Nsoko, Swaziland, Erica Zeiler. Her words tell the story of WHY it is so important that we provide an education for impoverished Swazi children. I remember my first day of kindergarten in Colorado…standing outside in line waiting to go inside the classroom.  I […] Read more...

Give the gift of EDUCATION and give a child HOPE!

By Ericka

Jan 14


Last January, thanks to a very generous donation, we had the amazing opportunity to put every single school-age child at our carepoint in Swaziland in school for the year. Putting 112 children in school was a feat we never dreamed we could accomplish, and the results were inspiring. In March, we got a chance to […] Read more...