25:40 love was pleased to partner with Healing Hands International and donate a portion of our proceeds to this life-changing organization. The mission of Healing Hands International is to extend love to a lost and hurting world, allowing God to use the hands of believers to carry out His healing work. They recognize the value of every life and the contribution that each person can make to mankind. Their goal is to empower individuals to improve the quality of life for their families and their communities. Since their beginning in 1991, Healing Hands International has delivered more than $100 million in aid to more than 75 countries around the world. They continue to send medical supplies and aid, but they also drill water wells and train community leaders in Food Sustainability. Visit their website www.hhi.org to learn more about their work rebuilding an orphanage in Haiti, training African women in business skills and growing techniques, delivering thousands of Christmas presents each year, and continuing disaster recovery efforts in Haiti and Japan.
Healing Hands International
The Stott family adoption
25:40 love was thrilled to help the Stott family raise funds for their adoption through the sales of our products. Each purchase helped them move one step closer to bringing their little girl home from Uganda. The following is from a recent blog post by Karen Stott:
The desire to adopt was born in my heart when I spent time working in Siberian orphanages when I was 17. I couldn’t fathom this world of poverty that I had never known. The famine. The children sleeping in their own feces. The drugs and lifestyle that was inevitable once they turned 15 and got kicked out. My heart broke a million times over during that time, but I met Jesus there. I felt Him so deep, and knew, right then, that adoption would be a part of my story. And let’s be real, when I got home I asked my mom if I could adopt a 4 year old boy, at 17… she said no....But the seed was planted. And God’s still not done growing it.
To find out more, visit Karen's blog at www.karenstottblog.com
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude has the world’s best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since they opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent in the next decade. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs they make, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
Show Hope is a movement to care for orphans, restoring the hope of a family to orphans in distress around the world.
Founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, this nonprofit organization is helping to make a difference for the millions of orphans and waiting children around the world. Primarily, they make a difference through Adoption Aid financial grants that help place orphans with families. Show Hope also has Special Care Centers in China that help orphans with special needs. Through programs like their Advocates, Student Initiatives, and Sponsorship, they are truly mobilizing a movement of individuals and communities who show hope to children in need.