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When Gideon Grows Up

This is Gideon! Gideon is an incredible leader. He is one of the oldest children at the Touch A Life Care Center and he is truly a role model on campus. He loves to explore new places and learn new things. He is also great dancer who loves music....

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When Wisdom Grows Up…

Meet Wisdom! Wisdom is a bright, intelligent young man. He does well in school and he particularly likes studying subjects like math and science. Wisdom enjoys reading, especially books about nature, animals, and history. Outside of school, William...

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Book Fair in Ghana

What do the Touch A Life children love more than almost anything? Books! We recently held a mini-book fair at the Care Center in Ghana with a shipment of donated books from International Book Project. Thank you to Susan Polous for facilitating this...

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Guest Blog: Ally Root, Art Therapist

We are happy to have a special guest blog post today! Ally Root will be leaving for Ghana this weekend to spend three months as an Art Therapist at Connor Creative Arts Center. Read below to get to know her a bit!   In August of 2013, I came to...

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Holiday Match and New Years Resolutions

We did it! Thank you! Our Holiday Donor Match fundraiser was a great success - you all gave $25,000 toward our General Fund, and a generous donor matched every dollar to make $50,000! This is an energizing way to start 2014 as we turn plans into...

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New Sneakers for Christmas

During our summer trip to Ghana, the Touch A Life staff asked the kids at our Care Center what they wanted most for Christmas. The boys decided on shin guards and the girls asked for Christmas dresses, but our team noticed that the children only...

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Yoga Studio Gives Back to End Slavery

The Kula Yoga Project in Brooklyn, NY, is starting the new year off right by hosting a special New Years Day class to benefit Touch A Life! This hour and 45 minute-long session will include a one hour of detoxifying asana followed by 20 minutes of...

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Crafting with Ghanaian Glass Beads

There are many beautiful things to see in Ghana, and some of our favorites are the handmade recycled glass beads sold in several of the country's largest markets. Recently, our staff in Ghana brought a large collection of these beads to Connor's...

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Giving Tuesday

The holiday season begins with a celebration of thankfulness for all we have been given. Then the frenzy of holiday shopping seems to take over with Black Friday and Cyber Monday! This year, we are sustaining the attitude of gratitude by...

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Seeing Ghana First-Hand

Dana Gage recently visited the Touch A Life Care Center in Ghana, and when she returned, she wrote down a beautiful list of the experiences that impacted her life. She agreed to share the inspiration with all of our readers – thank you, Dana! How...

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