Donation Drive for Upcoming Trips

Donations have started to roll in... Thanks to the generous people who have already donated items for upcoming trips! My amazingly sweet, wonderful dentist, Dr. Whitney Delaney, of Clark, Delaney, & Tsang (www.smilereston.com) donated 500 adorable dolphin toothbrushes!!! That's what's in those cardboard boxes. I've also received clothing and some toiletry and health/nutrition

Hongik Center Visit a Success

Today, 66 orphans and their guardians from the Hongik Child Welfare Center visited Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas. Thanks to staff volunteers, the children enjoyed an incredible experience which included a tour of the ship, a private ice show, an appearance by a DreamWorks character, ice cream, games on the basketball court, a huge

66 Children Set to Visit the Mariner of the Seas!

Through the kind efforts of my friend and his colleagues aboard Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas, 66 children from the Hongik Child Welfare Center orphanage on Jeju Island, South Korea will get to enjoy an incredible experience on Sunday. After boarding, they will tour the ship, enjoy a meal, meet a DreamWorks character, watch

4 Countries, 7 Orphanages, Hundreds of Smiles

Well, it's been almost a week since I returned from my trip...what a whirlwind! In the next few days (or maybe weeks! :) ) I'm going to write a recap of my experiences. I hope you enjoy reading about my adventure, but I especially hope it gives you a glimpse into life for children in

Creating My Dream Job

It's been said your dream job isn't out there; you have to create it. Well, this is my dream -- to travel the world visiting orphanages to share hugs, love, and hope.