Author Archives dhellinger

  •    Grassroots friends and family, meet Jeff Eggleston.    You may remember a similar posting last July when Jeff started on a bicycle journey from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginian in support of Angel House Orphanage and Secondary School.  Early into his trip he had an accident, which postponed his trip until May 2016.  I […]

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  • This past year has been beautiful and challenging all at the same time. The Angel leadership team met this morning to reflect on 2015 and plan for the coming year, and we were reminded that our work is not only meaningful but that it is certainly not over. As the meeting concluded the district social […]

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  •   November brings about not only thanksgiving for all that God has done in our own lives, but gratitude for Him allowing us to join him in caring for the poor, the orphaned, and those around us who need hope. Two weeks from today, just after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday will arrive. It is a global […]

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  • Angel House children sang, danced, read poems and gave thanks for their family here at Angel House Orphanage. The guest of honor, our district commissioner and his entourage, along with the project leadership and our village chairman posed for a picture. A true community-wide celebration. Congratulations to Anna Magesa for receiving the staff member of […]

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  • Can’t think of a better way to spend our morning on Christmas Eve than to celebrate with the church that started inside Angel House baptizing over fifty men, women, and children. Glory to God.

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  • To say we are grateful is an understatement. God is moving in the lives of our children and our neighbors in the village in ways that are beyond our comprehension. We are deeply grateful for the many prayers said, the great love that has been shown, and the support given across many miles and oceans. […]

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  • Last year, the United Methodist Church offered a matching grant to those who gave through its website on Giving Tuesday. THIS YEAR, as a result of the extreme generosity of several donors, we have the ability to offer our own matching grant! Any donation given here on the Grassroots website, Tuesday December 2nd, will be […]

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  • The first wave of Angel Secondary study tours has commenced this weekend. Forty-two strong, we filled the bus and have had a blast learning about industry, tourism, and geography in the town of Mwanza. Thankful for awesome teachers that devote not only their weeks but their weekends to these fantastic students.

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