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Meet our Summer Interns

The Touch A Life Summer Collegiate Internship program is underway! Six college students from around the country have been working on programs, parties, and product development as they prepare for an 18-day trip to Ghana this July. Keep reading to...

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Creating Scrapbooks for the Touch A Life Kids

Creating Scrapbooks for the Touch A Life Kids

One of our recent projects for our Global Family was creating pages for our kids to put in their new scrapbooks! This summer the 8x8 inch pages will travel to Ghana and each child will have the opportunity to create more scrapbook pages and...

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The Batik Collection by Re:new

Today we are introducing a brand new collection of products! This limited edition collection is made with batik fabric handmade at the Touch A Life Care Center. The fabric was then sent to Re:new Project in Chicago where it was transformed into...

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Touch A Life Announces New Executive Director

Touch A Life Announces New Executive Director

The Touch A Life Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Osborn as Executive Director, effective May 1. Jan succeeds John O’Toole, who transitioned to the role of Chief Executive Officer at the end of 2016. Previously...

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Eight Students Promoted to Year Two of Life Academy

Eight Students Promoted to Year Two of Life Academy

Last February Touch A Life launched Life Academy, a new program to provide vocational training opportunities and life skills development for eight young adults. These students were rescued from child labor situations along Lake Volta as teenagers,...

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Survivor Care After the Rescue: Remember

Almost two months ago Remember was rescued from a forced child labor situation along the banks of Lake Volta in Ghana. Since living at the Touch A Life Care Center, he has been learning to live in freedom with his new (big!) family.   Remember has...

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Painting Projects in the Ghana Art Center

Each weekend the Touch A Life kids gather in Connor Creative Art Center for art classes and art healing sessions. Kwame, our Art Center Director, teaches classical painting techniques and traditional West African art styles. This month, some of our...

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Sharing Culture through Archaeology

When Leah McCurdy heard that her mother would be visiting the Touch A Life Care Center in Ghana for the second time, she had an idea. As an archaeologist and lecturer at University of Texas at Arlington, Leah is interested in educating and...

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A Party for Everyone

Earlier this year a team from Coppell, TX, visited the Touch A Life Care Center and threw two incredible parties! The first was a big birthday party for every Touch A Life kid. Since some children came to Touch A Life with no birth records, our...

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New Child Rescued Rescued from Slavery in Ghana

  A 10-year-old boy has been rescued from slavery on Lake Volta and is now safe at the Touch A Life Care Center. Last week a boy named Remember was brought to our Care Center by Ghanaian Social Services. Just ten years old, he was reported to...

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