New Youth Center Planned at Shepherd Hood Ministries

  It is still a dream but now there are Angels in the architecture for this Youth Center in Mwingi Kenya. Pastor Simon Muvengei and Orchid are committed to get the funding necessary to build a facility like the one pictured and deliver a much needed brick and mortar sanctuary for the youth of this […]

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Lancaster County Microbrewery Fund Raiser

  GET OUT TO LANCASTER AND GET HOPPY Orchid is Raising Money to build a brand new Youth Center in Africa!! On August 26th 2017 Orchid will be hosting a tour and tasting at five of the best micro breweries in the country all based in beautiful Lancaster County PA. They include Lancaster Brewing Company, Wacker […]

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Strong Hearts Landfill Emergency Aide Needed

Orchid’s Strong Hearts Mission in Korah Ethiopia is at the front lines of providing emergency and long term assistance to the families affected by Sunday’s collapse of a fifty year old landfill that these impoverished people have to survive off of. These men, women and children rely on this mountain of garbage to keep them alive. […]

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Want to Sleep Better?

  As a kid when I had trouble sleeping my mother taught me to count sheep. Count sheep I thought….why would I do that? So I tried it and fell asleep. When I got older my wife told me I should think of something soothing. A place or a memory that that could take my […]

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Small Grants Giant Outcomes

    It doesn’t take a million dollar grant to deliver incredible change. It just takes you. Orchid never set out to raise a lot of money and it was born of a simple creed: “Give away all the money raised and follow the gift into the hand of the needy”. That principal has never […]

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What would you do with 2.3 Million Dollars a Day?

  Reprinted from Len Morris and Media Voices for Children Imagine a sudden windfall. You wake up one morning and have the power to distribute $2.3 million dollars a day in charitable donations in your own hometown. Through your newfound philanthropy, you can help people access health care, feed the hungry, house the homeless, support […]

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Our School in Jaipur is nearly Finished.

You have made tremendous progress since we started in 2012. Once just a flat plain of sand and now a real school making a world of difference. Orchids of Light like you helped drill the well, build the security wall and furnish the building. Now we are only $55K away from finishing phase 2 of […]

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Giving Tuesday Campaigns

2017 Starts with Giving Tuesday on November 29th. On that day all donations will be shared among three ongoing campaigns. They are: * Funding for Path of the Heart Children’s school hot lunch program * “Goats to School” program at Shepherd Hood Ministries in Kenya * Blankets and Supplies for flood victims at our mission […]

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Hoping for a flood of love for Mahanaim

It’s easy to see why our dear friend Milton Torres and Mahanaim Barranquilla has reached out to Orchid this month for help. The mission is literally underwater. It happens every time the rainy season arrives here on the north west coast of Colombia in Barranquilla. When it floods here the buildings become virtually useless as […]

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The Katungu Village Campaign 2017

The Katungu Village Project is a story about ones roots and how you never leave home. The missions director; Matt Biryomumeisho, was born and grew up in this village of a few hundred that exists on a rock and scrub brush hillside overlooking the town of Kabale Uganda. He was lucky and was selected at the […]

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