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 there are an estimated...
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 answer to that...
Remember When | Dear Mark

Remember When | Dear Mark

  December 2009 Dear Mark, If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life it’s that time goes too quickly. Before we know it, in a blink of an eye, or an irregular heart beat, everything we have can be gone. Without warning. Without a chance to even say good-bye....
Remember When | Quilts

Remember When | Quilts

  I remember ten years ago when two of my dear friends Lisa Bloecher and Stacey Young made all the Touch A Life kids a quilt of their own. They worked endlessly together customizing all the colors, names, and scriptures to bless each child’s personality. I will...
Remember When | Sophia

Remember When | Sophia

I remember when I first met Sophia about five years ago. She along with her two younger siblings were brought to the Touch A Life Care Center to live. She immediately caught my attention with her infectious smile and energetic personality. I pulled her aside one day...
Remember When | Back to School

Remember When | Back to School

I remember preparing for my first trip to Ghana back in 2006. I only had to buy clothing and gifts for seven children. Thirteen years later I find myself packing and preparing back to school items for close to one hundred children. Box after box of bright colored...