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10th Anniversary Giving Challenge

Ten years ago, our Founder, Jennifer Musick Wright, embarked on her first journey to Kenya. She was a college sophomore, searching for direction. Little did she know her experience would shape her future in such a profound way. It was during that trip, after witnessing the atrocious conditions at a government-run orphanage, that she decided

2nd Annual Kenya Run

HEAL Raising Our World Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Grace Congregational Church of Rutland, VT is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Kenya Run, a 5k fun walk/run to benefit HEAL Raising Our World Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, founded by Rutland native Jennifer Musick Wright. Currently HEAL is developing a children’s home and

Meet Tammy Burden, HEAL Board President!

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="1_3"][et_pb_image _builder_version="3.0.71" src="https://healraisingourworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/tammy.png" show_in_lightbox="off" url_new_window="off" use_overlay="off" sticky="off" align="left" always_center_on_mobile="on" border_style="solid" force_fullwidth="off" /][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.71" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] We are thrilled to announce that Tammy Burden has joined the HEAL team as Board President. Tammy volunteered at Rapha Community Center in 2011, and since then has continued to support the work of HEAL. In

Drought Update

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.71" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Thank you for the incredible outpouring of support we received in regards to the terrible drought in Kenya. We raised over $5,000, which will enable us to provide the children at Rapha Community Center a stable diet for the next few months. While the rains have returned, we

HEAL in Kenya 2017

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Severe Drought Threatens Food Security

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Since we launched our Countdown 2 Kenya campaign, we learned from our director in Kenya that a severe drought has resulted in a complete loss of the crops at Rapha Community Center (see featured photo). If we do not replant soon, we will lose

Countdown 2 Kenya 2017

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Jennifer Musick Wright, founder of HEAL Raising Our World Foundation, will lead a group of volunteers to Kenya this summer. The team will work at Rapha Community Center, a children's home and secondary school that provides care and quality education to 45 orphans and

Morning Ag Clips Giving Project

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="2_3"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] HEAL has partnered with Morning Ag Clips, an agricultural marketing company based in Greenwich, NY to raise money to purchase milking cows for our "Cow Project" at Rapha Community Center. Every cow purchased will enable us to create a sustainable environment for our children.