A Lasting Legacy: The Ann Fort Kenya Fund
A humanitarian icon in Colorado and Kenya, Ann Fort, 96, passed
away December 24, 2020. Visionary and vigorous until her death, she embraced a deep love for her family and friends, challenging
everyone to a global generosity and commitment to break the
bonds of poverty and chains of stigmatization. As a 74 year old widow, Ann Fort embarked on her first trip to Kenya. Returning 19 times, this incredible woman has built a magnificent living legacy of schools, water projects, churches, orphan care, and medical assistance.
Learning of the Ann Fort Kenya Fund, she wrote "my mind danced through the night! Maybe a street youth could learn a trade; someone will go to college; perhaps someone will get needed glasses, or maybe even a goat (pregnant, of course!) could be given to a family to start a little business! So many 'maybes' - so many 'dreams.' And all because you care. Bless you!"
Read more about Ann Fort and the Ann Fort Kenya Fund HERE.
Help Save A Young Woman’s Dignity & Health For A Year In Kenya- Give $20 in 2020
Click on Give $20 in 2020 to Donate
Over $5,000 was raised in a campaign called “Give $20 in 2020” to purchase sanitary napkins and panties for 300 young girls and women. Bishop Catherine Mutua requested aid for these impoverished young women.
Exploited and endangered during this COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences can be grim -increasing pregnancy and HIV infections - as girls seek money whatever way they can to meet their basic human right for sanitary materials. $20 funds napkins for a year; $25 adds a gift of two panties
Read more about this important program HERE.
So Thankful- Recipients of Sanitary Supplies, 2019
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How the Center is Responding to COVID-19
Dr Messer shares the impact of COVID-19 on increasing worldwide hunger in this recent podcast.
Recently published in the YourHub section of the Denver Post: "COVID-19 Increases Global Hunger, Local
Non-Profit Responds," written by Dr Don Messer.
Give When Our Worldwide Neighbors Need Us The Most
COVID-19 Action Relief Emergency (CARE) Fund
There is a new urgency to the old challenge of Jesus, who challenged persons to feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, and care for the sick. People everywhere are desperate for food, clean water, and medical supplies during this COVID-19 Emergency.
The good news is, we can help! Your gift is making a difference. Funds have been distributed in five countries to ten projects through the CARE (COVID Action Relief Emergency) Fund of the Center for Health and Hope.
We have raised almost $50,000 to date. We will need to continue to raise funds to help in future months. Click here to see a full report of ways your money is making a difference today.
Please join us in supporting some of the world's most vulnerable populations at this time. You may send in a check (and avoid credit card fees) to Center for Health and Hope, 7185 S Niagara Cir., Centennial, CO 80112, or
C.A.R.E. Fund Food, Soap, and Protective Masks Being Distributed in Chennai, India to Children and Their Families Learning English in a Partnering School.
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