Families for Ethiopia - Robit

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In July 2009 our ten families traveled to Ethiopia to meet our newly adopted children for the first time. We were all struck by the great need that exists in Ethiopia and wanted to do something to make a difference. Over and over again we were told that the gift of clean water would be the most valuable way we could honor the home country of our children. During our time in Ethiopia we talked about what we could do if we aligned our efforts but didn't know where to begin. Shortly after returning to our homes across the USA we came across A Glimmer of Hope's web site and knew that with their help we could make a difference. Since then we have raised over $8600 towards water projects in the Dali area of Ethiopia. Seeing pictures of people halfway across the world getting their first drink of clean water was inspiring. We're raising funds again, this time for a water project in Robit. We hope you will join us in our cause - to bring clean water to the people of Ethiopia - one village, one well, one tapped spring at a time. A Glimmer of Hope lifts women and children out of extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia. Using an entrepreneurial model developed by the organization, it provides clean water, schools, health clinics and microfinance loans. A full 100% of all donations go directly to funding these projects, more than 4,000 to date. Over the last 10 years, A Glimmer of Hope has improved 2.5 million lives. Through photos, video and GPS coordinates, donors personally experience how their contributions, large and small, are changing lives. By supporting our campaign, you can choose to receive email updates throughout the year on the project we complete together and the lives touched by it. A Glimmer of Hope listens to and partners with communities to build and maintain projects, ensuring sustainability. Recently, founders Donna and Philip Berber were ranked #6 globally on Barron's list of The Best 25 Givers, based on effectiveness and impact. We greatly appreciate your support of this campaign. On behalf of those who lives are forever transformed by your generosity, thank you.

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Kathy Chuck Spaeth donated $50 and said, "In memory of Bill Beyer"
12/21/10
Kathleen A Connelly donated $50 and said, "In honor of the Owen family of Lakeville, Minnesota"
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11/15/10
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11/15/10
Marily Nixon donated $27 and said, "Yay - we're there!"
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W Michael Sugnet donated $100 and said, "This is a donation in memory of Bill Beyer from his cousins Mike and Andrea Sugnet and friend Helen Schaag"
11/10/10
A Glimmer of Hope donated $100 and said, "In honor of Kim's father Bill Beyer, and his daughter's incredible commitment to those in need in Ethiopia. -- Brian Cooper"
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Lisa Bourne donated $100 and said, "In honor of Tsehaynesh and the Nixon-Rigotti Family"
11/08/10
Christine Desouza donated $50 and said, "From the DeSouza Family"
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Pamela Owen donated $30 and said, "In loving memory of Bill Beyer from Pam Owen"
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Kim Owen donated $100 and said, "For Dad"
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Faye Shannon donated $500 and said, "From the Shannons' Family and Friends"
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Karen Rinedollar donated $25 and said, "Thanks for the inspiration Tsehaynish, Marily & Luca!"
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Simon Gervais donated $100 and said, "For Tsehaynesh who has taught us so much about joy"
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Kim Owen donated $25 and said, "From the Quaal Family"
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Elizabeth Bennett (africa Direct, Inc.) donated $100 and said, "Love to Tsehaynish , Luca and Marily"
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10/21/10
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10/21/10
Christopher Cockren donated $25
10/19/10
Gloria Potts donated $25 and said, "God bless the wonderful families of Ethiopia!"
10/19/10
Lisa Reisman donated $25
10/18/10
Marily Nixon donated $300
10/16/10
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Lauren K Fruchter donated $50 and said, "Good luck Mike!"
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Anthony Henry donated $20.10 and said, "Good luck Michael & Family"
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Melody Barron donated $220
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Pamela Owen donated $30
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09/02/10
Lillian Alemayehu donated $25
08/30/10
Laurene Jackson donated $100
08/30/10
Someone donated $500 and said, "Fresh water is life. vide, inc. is proud to support this worthy cause as a reminder to not take anything for granted."
08/18/10
Jennifer Coan donated $80
08/12/10
Ann Collier donated $100