164 Students Walk the Path of a Thousand Dreams

Written by Lizz Peterson, Marketing & Communication Manager I was so thrilled and humbled to join this year’s graduation celebration in Guatemala along with 50 guests from the U.S. and one incredible family who made the long journey from the Netherlands. Three weeks have passed since then, but the excitement of that day is still […]

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CHANGEMAKER Splashes Blessings Onto Others

Bernie and Lori Borschke were excited, overjoyed, and proud to learn their student, Marco, whom they had been sponsoring for four years was graduating this year. The Borschkes were unable to make the trip to Guatemala to see Marco graduate in person. Still, like many sponsors, they wanted to recognize Marco’s achievement in a bigger way. […]

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Join us at our Holiday Open House December 8

We’re celebrating 30 Years of Holiday Cheers! The holiday season is a time of celebration and giving, as well as a chance to reflect on the impact you have made throughout the year. Come see Common Hope’s home in the U.S. and help us ring in the season with our holiday market. Get your Christmas […]

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2016 Annual Board Meeting in Guatemala Photo Gallery

Common Hope | Familias de Esperanza enjoyed the company of 22 visitors in Guatemala last week for its 2016 Annual Board meeting. The group, which included board members, their spouses, old friends, new friends and family members, experienced an incredible four days of intense submersion into CH programs and Guatemalan culture.  The Common Hope Executive Board of […]

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18-year-old Joe Fleming refurbishes laptops for students in need

  Joe Fleming is an 18-year-old with a sharp mind, an adventurous spirit, and a big heart. He’s a proud Eagle Scout with a passion for the outdoors, IT (information technology), and volunteering. Joe graduated from high school in June and is currently attending community college with plans to transfer to a four-year school to […]

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A “Sponsorship Means” Story from Wendy Vezzosi

Throughout SPONSORPALOOZA we are sharing stories of what sponsorship means to students, their families, and their sponsors. Supporters can share their stories and videos on social media using the hashtag #SponsorshipMeans. We received the following #SponsorshipMeans Story from Wendy Vezzozi, a longtime sponsor and volunteer: This beautiful poster was written by our sponsor child Rutilia […]

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