Charlie’s Watering Hole

Charlie’s Watering Hole

We have been back only a week and it still seems like a dream to have seen the fruits of “our” labor… I say “our” because each of you who believe in us, in Charlie, and the work his Foundation does, made this dream come true. Last year, we hoped we would be able to...
Paralyzing Fear

Paralyzing Fear

Michael and I just returned home from our latest venture to Ethiopia. We spent twelve days, including travel, visiting rural and urban areas of the country where Charlie’s Heart Foundation works. It was an amazing, difficult, and eye opening experience, as it always...
We Can’t Fix, but We Can Empower.

We Can’t Fix, but We Can Empower.

Empowerment:  “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights.” I have a lot to learn about serving others through Charlie’s Heart Foundation. The more I discover, the more I realize how...
The Speech

The Speech

I’ve never been great at being in front of an audience. As a child, I was in various extracurricular activities (e.g. dance, choir) that required me to be in front of an audience. While I liked the practices, I hated the performances. I always requested to be in the...
Water for Charlie

Water for Charlie

The high cliffs, rocky foothills, and desert plants make for a beautiful, yet treacherous landscape for the families living in the Northern Amhara region of Ethiopia. Our long days in a caravan of SUVs during our last trip to Ethiopia made me truly understand the...
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