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

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