The Source of Our Spark

Charlie Holt’s life ended abruptly after five short years. But his life was anything but small. It was the spark of a movement – a movement to heal hearts all over the world.  Join us in our mission to turn tragedy into triumph for children everywhere.

What Can One Heart Do?

Can it stop countless families around the globe from being forced apart? Can it help orphaned children transition from at-risk to thriving? Can it make families whole again? We believe one heart can be a hero that can enhance the lives of underprivileged children. Will it be yours?

Charlie's Watering Hole

An update on our first project with A Glimmer of Hope, a well in the remote Villages of Gondar.

How Can You Help Break the Cycle?

When families are forced apart, hearts break – too many to count.  This is the reality around the globe. Children are orphaned, vulnerable and at risk, separated from the family that loved them from the start – unless – we step up to break the cycle.

Our Mission:

To enhance the lives of children and families in areas of need through sustainable living, financial and health education to ultimately ensure they are prepared for their lives ahead.

Why Ethiopia?


4.5 Million Children Orphaned (5% of the Population)


People Living without access to Electricity


Child Mortality Rate


People Living on Less than $1 a Day

*International Energy Agency, UNICEF, World Health Statistics

Summertime Blues

The sun is shining, the pools are crowded, laughter from kids of all ages fills the air.  There are beach trips, late nights playing in the neighborhood, impromptu cookouts, fireworks and all the popcorn, ice-cream and treats we don’t like our kids to have during the...

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Grief through our Children’s Eyes

Michael and I struggle through grief each and every day.  So days are more bearable and we are able to find joy and hope through Ellie, Causby and the work we do with Charlie’s Foundation.  Other days are so hard that we are thankful when the night comes and we can...

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Ethiopia’s Adoption Crisis

Picture, for a moment, a rundown structure, single-story, with crumbling walls and chipped paint. It’s huddled in on itself, standing against the swell of a mountainside scattered with trees. Twisted railings, collapsing roof, weather-beaten doors hanging onto hinges...

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“As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”

— Mary Anne Radmacher
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