Host a party. Plan a 5K race. Join a crowdfunding campaign. Fundraise for HEAL. There are many ways to raise money to support the children at Rapha Community Center. Volunteers have collected shoes through Funds2Orgs, held benefit parties, garage sales, craft fairs, concerts, fun runs and organized campaigns to raise money through challenges and alternative birthday parties. All it takes is a little creativity, time and dedication and anyone can make a difference by fundraising. If you’re interested in hosting a fundraiser please contact us.
Volunteer opportunities are available at Rapha Community Center. Live at the Center, work with the staff and spend time connecting with amazing children. Through your experience, you will have the opportunity to discover a new culture, while witnessing the work we do first-hand. We have solo and group opportunities available. We will work with you to tailor your experience to fit your schedule and budget. The next HEAL in Kenya trip will take place in June 2017, exact dates will be announced soon. For more information please contact us.
A VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
“I was overcome with joy by the smiling, welcoming faces of the children at the center and in the schools. The children are safe, happy, receiving a good education and thriving, in spite of their extraordinarily challenging histories and personal horrors. At the same time I was stunned by the needs yet to be fulfilled. The children work so hard, day in and day out, to meet their own basic survival demands. I was deeply moved by the needs all around me. For my part, I will finance upgrades to the boys’ dorm until a more permanent building can be constructed. It is the least I can do. While some projects will require substantial funding, there are so many smaller ones, just as important, and well within our reach.” – Kathy, Volunteer 2016
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Ten years ago, I embarked on my first journey to Kenya. I was a college sophomore, searching for direction. Little did I know my experience would shape my future in such a profound way. It was during that trip, after witnessing the atrocious conditions at...