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Why? | Denise Schmitt

Why? | Denise Schmitt

I have been volunteering for Touch A Life since 2009. I am usually in the background, working on the finances. How did I get involved way back then? 2008 was a very hard year for me. Work was incredibly stressful and busy – I wasn’t able to take...

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Why? | Sarah Mast

Why? | Sarah Mast

In 2018, I was blessed with the opportunity to travel to the Care Center when the agency I work for partnered with Touch A Life  to assist with marketing efforts. Traveling has always been a passion of mine, so I was thrilled to have the...

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Why? | Hunter Lacey

Why? | Hunter Lacey

I first heard of Touch A Life in 2015, the summer I interned here while I was a college student at Pepperdine University. Rachel Brown, our Development Director, and I share Pepperdine as our alma mater, and I stumbled upon her work in an online...

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Why? | April Bunch

Why? | April Bunch

A quick introduction to who I am: follower of Jesus, wife to Rob, mom of two boys, biologist, teacher, and art enthusiast here to spread hugs, smiles, beauty, and knowledge wherever I can. The decision to move our family to Ghana for 6 months and...

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Why? | Rob Bunch

Why? | Rob Bunch

I’ve always had a passion for helping people in need and became involved with Touch A Life through divine appointment at a business dinner with the organization’s co-founders, Pam and Randy Cope. After hearing Pam and Randy share about Jantsen’s...

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Why? | Mr. Morgan and Ma Paulina

Why? | Mr. Morgan and Ma Paulina

The Morgans, our head houseparents at the Care Center in Ghana, each love Touch A Life with all their hearts. Today, they share their "why" with you! Mr. Morgan: I was a teacher for five years in a small village called Akuvikofe, and that was where...

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Introducing: Dr. Emelia

Introducing: Dr. Emelia

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dr. Emelia. She has been seeing our children at a clinic near the Care Center for several months.  As a result, she developed a love for Touch A Life through her time spent with the children and staff she...

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Why? | Rachel Brown

Why? | Rachel Brown

In March of 2009, Pam and I traveled to Ghana to together. It was my second trip to the country and my first as a Touch A Life employee. During our second leg of the trip, we went to Lake Volta, a man-made body of water in northern Ghana where...

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Why? | Pam Cope

Why? | Pam Cope

I know at Touch A Life we talk a lot about what we do, but today I want to focus on why we do what we do. I have been asked many times why I work in Ghana, West Africa, when there are so many needs in the United States. I wish I had the perfect...

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Projects

Legacy Projects CompletedIn memory of Kenneth Cope with thanks to the Cope Family The bakery was built in collaboration with partners and friends in Reno, Nevada, who have hosted fundraisers to launch the bakery project in Ghana. The project was...

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