PORTION FOR ORPHANS INC
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Children & Youth, International, Religion
Location: 4190 W Pinecrest Dr Sally A Lockett Marshall TX 75670 USA
Results: 8th Annual Hope Run & Walk Follow-Up Hope Run & WalkThank you to everyone who participated in or supported the 8th Annual Hope Run & Walk that took place on January 29 in Marshall, Texas! Here is a quick summary of the event: * 257 Participants * Over 40 AMAZING volunteers!!! * Sunny and 70º in January! * Overall winners were: Jonathan Tijerina (17:22) and Natalie Bach (22:05). That’s a new course record for the guys! * Results of the 118 runners are posted at hoperun.org * Here’s a link to some pictures of the event! * $5,138.25 was raised on race day, followed by additional donations after the event!!! * 100% of these funds will benefit the children at organizations profiled below: Mercy International (Thailand) New Life Home Trust (Kenya)
Target demographics: Currently focuses on orphans in China, Thailand, India and Nepal.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 3 organizations
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I have seen the conditions of orphanages in the places PFO donates to, and if you donate to the state-run orphanages, the orphans are not impacted as the money never gets to them.
However, PFO donates to non-profit organizations that are NOT state-funded, and the children see every penny of that money.
The integrity of the leadership in PFO is second to none.
The impact of PFO is life to those on the verge of death; children who need simple surgeries are able to have those surgeries because of this organization.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
the life of Jade, a sweet 7 year old Chinese girl with a heart condition. PFO has changed the lives of many through its work.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
start funding other orphanages, but monetary donations would have to increase in order for that to happen.
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