Enough of the Poverty Porn!

Dear Friends & Supporters: Take a look at the pictures and messages we portray on our website and on Facebook. You will see positive, uplifti ng and happy faces. You will see messages that promote kindness, charity, respect and love. You will never see “poverty porn” (malnourished, starving, famine-stricken human beings). It’s not to say […]

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Cambodia: Service/Learning Expedition 2012

We’re back from another amazing service/learning adventure to Cambodia. Already we’re missing the good people there who radiate so much goodness and love. We again partnered with Tabitha to help get 10 families off the streets and into new homes through the culmination of a micro-savings program. This has to be one of the most […]

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Clean Water: A Lesson in Gratitude & Call to Action

Did you know… Nearly 1 billion people suffer needlessly without access to safe water Women spend 200 million hours a day collecting water Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a water-related illness The m ajority of illness is caused by fecal matter More people have a mobile cell phone than a toilet If you’re […]

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Every time I travel, it is a huge learning experience for me. I feel like a student, aptly listening to the world and what it has to teach me. No matter what I learn about, it brings a change and makes me grow. I went to Guatemala last summer, excited to see what lessons were […]

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Rock of Ages

The day my newfound Kenyan friend saved my life is a day I will never forget. He probably didn’t think much of it, but I will always be grateful to him for rescuing me from my own foolishness. In May 2011 I traveled on my first expedition with GOA. We were visiting Western Kenya where […]

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If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. – Buddha Q: What was your favorite part about Kenya? A: Though I’d like to say it was holding the hands of […]

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What the new year brings

Each new year seems to bring a recommitment to getting better, doubling down and diving into ambitious goals, desires and solving troubling problems across the world and in our own lives. I believe many of us tend to think that because we are only “one” that we can’t make a difference in any life beyond […]

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We are now GOA!

We are now Global OutREACH Alliance (GOA) Being that we are a public-charity organization (as classified by the IRS), we as a board of directors have decided to remove “Foundation” from our name and add “Alliance.” From here on out, we will be known as Global OutREACH Alliance (GOA). An “alliance” is a friendship and […]

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Do Something Today

Anyone who knows me, will tell you that I am never at a loss for words. But something happened the other day that rendered me speechless. Tears filled my eyes and I nearly dropped to my knees one evening when I answered the door and saw an angel stan ding before me, her hands outstretched […]

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The Value of Life

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