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Monday, December 05, 2016

@GoodGiving Challenge











































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CALLING ALL SUPPORTERS

Help us make a difference in a student's future

The @GoodGiving Challenge begins now and goes through December 31st. Our goal is to add 35 more high school students. Each needs $415 for tuition and school needs.  
You can give any amount on our 
  

We are competing with other KY charities
for endowment awards based on unique donors and our total donations.
Click on the @GoodGiving link and give as little as $5 or as much as you desire to help our students. Last year we got a $5,000 endowment prize. Help us do that again.


I got to visit our high school students in Qinzhou, Du'an, Lingchuan, Yangshuo, and Chibi during my recent China trip. They are so appreciative of the tuition support we are giving them. 

Shanghai United International School has raised $11,700 as matching funds to encourage people to donate on our Giving Page. They can't donate online, but they wanted to help by raising matching funds. 

Students wanted to greet us personally.
Qinzhou students greet us. Click to see more pictures. 
"It brings me joy. It's my pleasure. I'm just so grateful that Blessing Hands is a charity I can really advocate sincerely. I've been burned and disappointed many times in China. Just keep doing your good work, and we'll help as best we can." 
"Students took pledges for the number of laps they could run in 30 minutes. They raised over $11,700. Kids love to run and it's as simple as signing up donors. Most donors gave 1 kwai (15 cents) per lap. It added up quickly." The quote is from Judy Frohnaple, the faculty adviser to the charity prefects raising money for us at Shanghai United International School. Help us match their gift! 

10 Students at Chibi No. 1 High School
10 Students at Chibi No. 1 High School 
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Zhu Ailing at Lingchuan High School puts her thumb print on the school receipt list.
Zhu Ailing at Lingchuan High School puts her thumb print on the school receipt list.
Students love to give  handmade gifts.
Students love to give handmade thank you gifts.
We have 160 students in 11 high school in Qinzhou Prefecture
We have 160 students in 11 high schools in 
Qinzhou Prefecture - Click to see more pictures.
          
Singing with Yangshuo High School Students
Singing Head Shoulders Knees and Toes in Yangshuo, China
Huang Jijin with her new glasses in Du_an
Huang Jijin with her new glasses in Du'an
















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SPONSOR A CHILD AT DU'AN SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL




Computers in Du_an Special Education School
Computers in Du'an  -Click to see more.
A deaf student and her grandmother receive sponsorship
A deaf student and her grandmother - Click to see more.
Primary books are needed for this school
Books are needed for Ziyuan Primary School Click to see more.
Computer tables 

Volunteers enjoyed giving out candy and seeing the computers being used by the children. They need computer tables and desks in classrooms. 
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Sponsorship Program

We are sponsoring ten students at the Du'an Special Education School. Nine of them still don't have sponsors. You can sponsor one for a year. 
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Will you give books?

We pledged to give new books to this primary school in Ziyuan County. They only have 2 books for each child while the standard is 30 books.  undefined $250

Originally, I was planing to use this money to buy a bag for myself since I have been wanting a bag for a while. But today I saw Luo Jia's post, and thought this money can be better used if it goes to the less fortunate people. 















   Our  recent China trip went very well. We gave shoes and socks to the students that three small primary schools in Longfu China, and visited many schools and projects. 


Volunteer Tina Huang loved giving candy to the kids at Lin Wang School.
Volunteer Tina Huang enjoyed giving out candy during our recent visit. Click to see more pictures. 


Some kids were barefooted, so they were excited about getting new shoes.
Some kids were barefooted, so they were excited about getting new shoes from our team.