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A Terrific Tuesday in Ohio

Tuesdays have a horrific reputation. Gone are the memories of the prior weekend, and the upcoming weekend is still too far away for excitement to emerge. Mondays are known for their less than stellar offerings, but Tuesdays present their very own kind of doldrums. Yet, the… Read More


Matthew’s Lesson: How we help matters

By Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project —— On Friday, October 7, we loaded two planes of food and supplies for Jeremie, Haiti. That food was destined for vulnerable children who ordinarily cannot access aid in crisis. We limited bodies on the planes to… Read More


Five GO Pros | Hurricane Matthew, Update 10

In a world where people are often defined by what they are against, we at The Global Orphan Project prefer to focus on what we are for. Here are a few things we are celebrating and supporting during the ongoing Hurricane Matthew Relief and Redevelopment efforts. At GO… Read More


Brokenness, Opportunity | Hurricane Matthew, Update 9

A Haiti relief update from Trace Thurlby, president of The Global Orphan Project Yesterday, Kevenly Desauguste and I left Kansas City with every intention of landing in Port-au-Prince later that day. Kevenly, fluent in Creole and English, with a passion for children and… Read More


Where was Jesus? | Hurricane Matthew, Update 8

We saw it coming last week. Television tracked the Category 4, once-in-a decade Hurricane Matthew for days before it hit southwest Haiti.  We’ve seen the destruction. Coastal towns stripped as bare as a battlefield. We know the need. Hundreds dead. Tens of… Read More


Dignity. Joy. Gratitude. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 7

Here are a few thoughts that filled our hearts yesterday as we watched GO Transition Academy students loading a truck that will carry supplies to many of the "mamas and brothers and sisters" they grew up with: Through work, we build dignity. In serving, we experience… Read More


Local Response. Local Leadership. Local Impact. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 6

At The Global Orphan Project, we are called to expand the capacity of the local church to care for children and families in crisis in their own community. Is there anything better than someone taking care of their own? It’s inspiring, and we are seeing it everywhere we look… Read More


Needs are Immense. God is Faithful. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 5

An update letter from Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project, currently on the ground in Haiti. GO Family,  The situation here is worse than anyone expected and deteriorating. The death toll is climbing, and many of the hardest hit areas — like Jeremie — and… Read More


Rain Stops. A New Reality Begins. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 4

The rain stopped. The airport opened, and our GO team did their best to take advantage of the window. Mike, Joe, and Jake landed in country. GO Haiti continued to champion children, deliver food, and the assessments began.  Sobering photos. Roofs are gone. Walls are down.… Read More


Haiti Relief Fund Established. Food Deliveries Begin | Hurricane Matthew, Update 3

A letter from Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project GO Family, Mike, Jake, and I are at the airport en route to Haiti. My hope is to keep you updated as things unfold, and as we're able. We value transparency and your willingness to walk through this situation… Read More