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Since 2008 the economy has put a serious beat down on many governments, businesses, and non-profit (social sector) organizations in the United States and abroad. Leave it to the primal forces of greed and corruption to give a good trimming to the number of non-profit organizations left standing. Many of the rest have much less…

Based on last week’s record-breaking Black Friday sales numbers, it looks like we’re on our way to an extravagant Christmas season. Retailers took in $7 billion more than last year for a total of $52.4 billion this weekend. Yet, all those extravagant boxes of earthly treasure are completely empty.  This Christmas, be extravagant for orphans.…

I’m guessing you are thinking of presents, food, travel plans, Christmas parties, out of town company, and everything else that consumes our busy American Christmas season. But I said are you prepared for Christmas…Not “Giftmas” as one national retailer termed it this morning in a “Cyber Monday” email. And that is the choice we all…

This Christmas, holiday sales are projected to top $465.6 billion.  Given all of the financial tumult, political gridlock, and job uncertainty, it looks as though this year Americans are going to spend a lot of money giving gifts to each other. But perhaps like me you are looking for ways to make Christmas more meaningful…

Today, Children’s HopeChest launches Change Their Story 2011 and I am inviting you to join our team of “HopeRaisers” from across the country. A HopeRaiser is a person who decides that instead of asking for Christmas presents, they will ask their friends and family to donate on their behalf to help orphans through HopeChest.  You…

Children’s HopeChest empowers you to change the story for a child trapped by extreme poverty or abandonment or violence. The idea behind Change Their Story is deliberately simple and easy to understand. We’ve opened pre-registration for Change Their Story…just click the link, enter your e-mail, and we’ll send you the launch information next week.  PRE-REGISTER…

Today is the Last Day to Vote for Children’s HopeChest to win a $50,000 grant from Giving of Life. Click Here to Vote Now. Well, this is it. Today is the final day of voting for the $50,000 grant at Giving of Life. In a few short days, we’ve climbed into the top ten. Thank…

This is the final week of voting at GIVING OF LIFE. The top 20 organizations have a shot at a $50,000 grant. We have just over 800 votes, and we need your help to get that number over 3,000 by the end of the week. Would you take a minute to click the link and…

Madam Jeanne Bernard Pierre, Director of Haiti’s IBESR, was fired today. Just one week ago, the IBESR ordered the closure of the Son of God Orphanage for child neglect after receiving complaints from six U.S. organizations. Donations provided to the orphanage were sold or siphoned into the pockets of the directors, while the children were…

Tiffany Cherry just returned from Haiti, having spent time with the kids relocated from Son of God Orphanage, and bringing the latest update and prayer needs. — Driving to the girls house where some of the girls were moved to, my mind was racing……. will they be mad at us? Will they be scared? What…

Tom Davis
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Tom Davis

Tom Davis currently serves as CEO of Children's HopeChest (www.hopechest.org), a global orphan care ministry headquartered in Colorado Springs. A tireless advocate for fatherless children, Davis has spent most of his adult life calling U.S. believers to become the hands and feet of Jesus Christ to the 143 million orphans living around the world. Through those connections, thousands of orphans now have the bright and hopeful future--one that is filled with opportunities and the love of the one true Father. Davis speaks hundreds of times each year at churches and conferences, mobilizing the church to action on behalf of the poor. He is the author of four books. His most recent novel, SCARED is a fictionalized account of his first-hand experiencing living and working with orphans in Swaziland, Africa. Davis' blog is the premier resource for the latest developments in Christian orphan ministry. Davis also currently teaches courses as adjunct professor at George Fox University in Newberg, OR.

When not traveling the globe, Davis resides in the mountains of Colorado in the small community of Palmer Lake. He and his wife Emily have seven children, including two adopted daughters from Russia.

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