Playgrounds for Peace: Rockford Volunteers Travel to Israeli Refugee Camps

October 7, 2013 By Brian Grant, Vice President, Development JERICHO, ISREAL – Rockford-based nonprofit, Kids Around the World, leads group of 64 volunteers including local businessmen, individuals and families in building playgrounds for children living in refugee camps near the ancient city of Jericho and in Bethlehem. “Why playgrounds? We...
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Teamwork

September 12, 2013 By Andrew Martin, Food Program Director There have been many great teams in past like the 1980 US men’s Hockey team or the 1992 US men’s Basketball “Dream Team” and who can forget the 85 Bears? The one thing they’ve all had in common was teamwork, the...
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KIDStory Across Ecuador

September 10, 2013 By Gary Strudler, Director of Training & Outreach Unity, excitement and people of all ages and lifestyles actively engaged in one thing: Bringing God’s Stories to the heads, hearts and hands of kids around the world. That is what recently happened as KIDStory workshops were presented throughout...
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As the Israelites stood at the Jordan River…

August 8, 2013 By Jim Rosene , President of Kids Around the World As the Israelites stood on the edge of the Jordan River, they gazed to the other side and for the first time they saw the land God had promised them; the Promise Land. The only barrier that...
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Zambia: The Value of Play

August 6, 2013 By Julie Rearick , NE Satellite Director The value of play is documented; it’s proven and highly promoted by the playground industry. However, when two ministries partner to share God’s love through a playground, it provides eternal value beyond measure. Family Legacy is one such partner for...
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