2017 Year in Review

Wow! Here we are at the end of another year...a time for reflection over the past year and looking ahead to the next. Here at Hug CEO, we're grateful to have met so many amazing children and staff members during our visits to orphanages and residential foster homes in 4 countries. In 2017, we: visited

Online Auction Ends Soon!

We have some amazing items left from our gala auction (including discounted South African safaris with luxury accommodations!!) and are offering the opportunity for a wider audience to bid on them for a limited time. Check out the items at this link: https://www.32auctions.com/hugceo2017 Bidding closes Dec. 30th. Items auctioned off benefit our projects for children

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

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

You Can Sponsor a Hug!

Hello, all! Hope you're having a wonderful day. Well, things are taking shape on the way to my first Hug Trip. We've set up a GoFundMe site to accept donations to my mission to share hugs, love, and hope with as many orphans as I can around the world. A hug is something so simple

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.