Valerie Schendel

"The Power of One Campaign - Val Schendel's Fundraiser"

Valerie Schendel 's fundraiser for PROJECT ONE FORTY THREE INC


Yours may be the ONE donation that saves ONE orphan's Life!

P143 wants to change the lives of 20 children this winter. Are you willing to help ONE? All it takes is ONE decision, ONE step of faith, ONE idea, and ONE donation to make a lasting difference in the life of an older orphan. Through your sponsorship you too could be the ONE domino to begin a chain reaction uniting ONE more deserving orphan with ONE more amazing family! It costs $2500 to get a child here! Once here, MIRACLES HAPPEN. Please help. Every ONE donation gets us that much closer to saving ONE!

My story:

Aelita just turned 14. She is a sweet and beautiful girl whom my family met this summer through P143 a fantastic group of individuals dedicated in bringing children for summer and winter hosting. Upon her return to Latvia, Aelita flat out asked her dad if he wanted her, and he said "no". Her mom was deprived of rights a long time ago and no longer lives with the father and grandmother. Her family wishes the best for Aelita, but providing a home and even the most basic of needs is just not possible.

When Aelita came to America, she had no plans of adoption. She simply wanted to see America. However, God had other plans and Aelita came to our home a visitor and left a member of our family. We had no plans for adoption either, but the visit was just the right thing for all of us. What our future holds as a family is still uncertain, for us the winter hosting program is the next step. However, anyone who knows me knows that I cannot just stop there. I want to try to bring other children here to America as well. 20 to be exact. Or more if the funds are raised.

Since 2004, I have been able to help bring many children come to the U.S. to meet their families. I have been so blessed to see the changes this has made for everyone. The children grow in spirit during their short visit, and then excel as they grow within the family once adopted. It is the most amazing experience anyone can have. Most often, the changes are not just for the children, the families and actually anyone who meets these kids are blessed in such positive ways. Of course raising teenagers is not always easy; however, the differences I have seen since each child first stepped off the plane to now is simply remarkable. I have seen firsthand as to what a difference kindness, compassion and love can make for these kids. The love of God and the love of a family can truly make an impact beyond words.

Could you please see it in your heart to help Aelita and others come this winter and experience Christmas the way it was meant to be. Within a loving family.

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Organization Information

10310 High Falls Circle
Johns Creek, GA 30022


Changing the Lives of Older Orphans-ONE child at a time!

EIN: 271345034

Reports: Guidestar

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