A Modern Day Miracle – Your gift multiplied many times!

Caring friends like you have a wonderful opportunity to make a huge impact! For every $1 you give, we can ship $14 worth of critical items to children and families around the globe who urgently need them. It’s a modern-day version of the Loaves & Fishes miracle when Jesus multiplied seven loaves...

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A Gift for Afghan Refugee Children

Their young lives have been filled with turmoil and suffering. But thanks to the determination of the Salesians, Afghan refugee children living in Pakistan, have good reason to believe that brighter days are ahead.Until recently, these children had little hope. Their families were forced to flee...

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Improving Lives One Pair of Shoes at a Time

In poor communities throughout the globe, children arrive at school in tattered shoes or bare feet (often after walking long distances). This can be a shameful and difficult experience that affects their ability to learn. But thanks to the generosity of TOMS Shoes—in partnership with Salesian...

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Cambodia Update: New Vocational School Brings Hope

As we reported last month, Cambodia is in desperate need of more schools to educate its impoverished youth. The new Don Bosco Vocational Center in Kep – which officially opened on March 7 – is a major step forward and brings hope and opportunity to youth in need.In a country where one out of...

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World Water Day: “Water, water everywhere…”

“Water, water everywhere, only if we share” was this year’s theme for World Water Day, recognized internationally on March 22nd. The Salesians are taking those words to heart as we deliver life-saving water supplies to impoverished communities.In the African village of Kong, Togo, families...

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In Cambodia: Waiting for a Chance

The Don Bosco Technical School in Sihanouk Ville has been flooded with requests from orphans and poor children who desperately want to attend school and learn a trade. But because of limited funds, many of them are still waiting for that chance.It’s a crisis our Salesian missionaries are working...

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In India: Girl Rescued from Child Marriage

Note: photo changed to protect this child.On February 13th, friends of 16-year-old Shoba (not her real name) notified Don Bosco Childline that the young girl was about to be forced into marriage. Our social workers only had one week to intervene before it would be too late.Child marriages are a...

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Lay Missioner Journal: The Courage to Make a Difference

When Lorena Zamora said goodbye to everything and everyone she knew and loved in the States, it was one of the hardest things she had ever done. But her experience as a Salesian Lay Missioner in the impoverished region of Okinawa, Bolivia, has been the most rewarding by far.Her favorite assignment...

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