With their own money earned through our work study program, the children purchased many of the items they packed. Doing so gave them a sense of accomplishment as they were able to help serve the needs of other children. Praying over each box offered them the greatest reward, knowing that their gift would travel with and deliver God’s blessing.
There’s something very powerful about kids helping kids. I believe that as kids help kids the threatening divides of misunderstanding for future generations become softened. By investing personally the boys and girls at Patrick Henry now feel a global connection and that wonderful feeling of having made a positive difference.
Take Away: There’s something very powerful about kids helping kids.