Buy Everline a Christmas Present!

You have the opportunity to buy Everline, or one of the other children, just what they need for Christmas. Here is a little hint…. it is not a new iPad!  Watch our new video and hear Everline’s story and how you can give her a gift that will make an IMPACT this Christmas season. [wpvideo T73Pj7Ly] A new Home and renewed opportunities By the end of 2012 we will have moved all of the children to the new orphan refuge!  With a end of the year donation you can get them started in their new home with their needs met!   A donation of $110 will provide a child with a new bed, new sheets, blankets and a mosquito net to protect them from malaria, the 2nd leading cause of death from infectious disease in Africa A donation of $60 will get a child started in their new school in Kitale with a school uniform and new shoes A donation of $25 will cover school fees at primary school for a year A $20 donation will feed one of the children for a month We must also make our final payment on the land. As of November 15th we are […]

One Year in and I Might be Crazy

written by Kelly Little, Founder Light Up Hope It has been a year since we started Light Up Hope and as an organization we have been blessed with supportive well wishers, financially generous donors, visionary Kenyan partners, and clear direction from God on where we are headed. As an individual the blessings have gone well beyond anything I could have ever imagined.  The most incredible blessing I have experienced is being used by God and having confirmation time after time that the Lord is faithful, the Lord has called me to do His work here on earth and the Lord is with me. There is always the temptation to dismiss or ignore the working of God in my life.  When things are going really well it is easy to focus on the tasks ahead and to take credit for the momentum in my life.  But there has not been a single step of this journey that I can honestly say is because of the work I have put in.  I am completely unqualified to run a non-profit organization.  I have no experience. I started this journey without an idea of where it would take me or how it would work.  […]

Official Members of Christian Alliance for Orphans

We received our approval letter this week and we are now members of The Christian Alliance for Orphans, a great nationwide organization that works to promote global orphan care through a network of churches and non-profit organizations.    November 6, 2011 is Orphan Sunday.  Churches across America will be highlighting the importance of adoption, foster care and orphan care.  Light Up Hope will be participating at Discovery Christian Church. If you live in the Denver/Boulder area come check us out! Discovery Church meets Sundays at 8:30 am and 10:00 am at Legacy High School in Broomfield.