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A Child Needs You This Christmas

While many children are opening presents on Christmas morning, others will be struggling to survive another day. You can give them hope and happiness.At our feeding center in Dilla, Ethiopia, we know that hundreds of children and families will be waiting patiently in line for their first nutritious...

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A Remarkable Legacy

The Christmas season is a wonderful time to ensure a bright future for the world’s neediest children. By including Salesian Missions in your estate planning – whether you designate us in your will or establish a Charitable Gift Annuity that provides you with guaranteed income for life – you...

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Thanksgiving Meals Ready for Delivery … with Your Help

Thanksgiving Day is about to be lifechanging for thousands of starving children... if we can count on you. Tons of donated food by partnering humanitarian organizations is ready for shipment. We just need help to cover the transportation expenses so our Salesian Missionaries can get nutritious...

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In Sri Lanka: Disabled Children Get Life-Changing Early Christmas Present

Six years ago in Sri Lanka, a little baby boy named Dulitha was born prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Abandoned by his mother in the hospital, the baby was placed in the care of the Salesians. But his inability to walk created difficulty for his caretakers ... but an early Christmas...

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Follow-Up: George’s Story

Last month, we told you how Don Bosco Boys’ Town in Nairobi, Kenya, is transforming the lives of hundreds of destitute youth by providing a practical path out of poverty. Today, we wanted to give you an update by sharing the inspiring story of a boy named George. He’s living proof that caring...

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Lay Missioner Journal: Pure Love

Although he was in his mid-20s and making a good living at a law firm here in the United States, Marcos Cisneros knew something was absent in his life. He had booked a flight to visit his sister overseas who was a Salesian Lay Missioner working at an orphanage. Upon his arrival, Marcos knew he had...

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In India: The Chance of a Lifetime for $1 a Day

Nearly 2,500 of the poorest students in South India are pursuing what was once unthinkable – a college education! Don Bosco College in Dharmapuri is providing that opportunity by offering an affordable tuition of just $1 a day. It’s a small investment that’s paying off in a big way.

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In Kenya: A Practical Path Out of Poverty

In Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, most of the 3 million residents endure lives of extreme poverty—somehow persevering on a daily income of less than $1 a day.Inevitably, slums have taken hold surrounding the more affluent neighborhoods, with associated high crime and meager availability of...

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