First American Dream Center Benefits from Unprecedented Partnerships

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By , May 31, 2002
Volunteers praying during dedication of FADC

Volunteers praying during dedication of FADC

For one year leading to the dedicatory event, David Lorency, International Field Director and his staff at Operation Compassion worked feverishly to put together a celebration of untold proportions. The beneficiaries of this weeklong celebration would be the Indian Nations of the Southwest, in particular, the Navajo Nation. No one knew what the exact outcome would be as everyone began to gather in Gallup, NM on April 30, 2002. However, as the week and the event began to unfold, it became evident right from the start that something special was happening – partnerships! Continue reading 'First American Dream Center Benefits from Unprecedented Partnerships'»

FEED THE CHILDREN DONATES FLOOD RELIEF SUPPLIES TO OPERATION COMPASSION’S APPALACHIAN DREAM CENTER

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By , May 31, 2002

During the recent floods in West Virginia, Operation Compassion’s Appalachian Dream Center was at the epicenter of relief activity. While the flooding was localized in McDowell County, the devastation was the greatest in the history of the state. Hundreds of homes were completely destroyed leaving only the slab foundations behind. Cars, trucks and other personal property were swept away by the floodwaters. Continue reading 'FEED THE CHILDREN DONATES FLOOD RELIEF SUPPLIES TO OPERATION COMPASSION’S APPALACHIAN DREAM CENTER'»

Feed The Children And Operation Compassion Partners For First American Dream Center

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By , May 17, 2002
Tim Burdashaw, Communications and Development Director for Operation Compassion, stands in front of water delivered by Feed the Children.

Tim Burdashaw, Communications and Development Director for Operation Compassion, stands in front of water delivered by Feed the Children.

During the week of April 30th through May 4th, 2002, Feed the Children and Operation Compassion partnered to provide food, water, chips, candy and other snack food for a special week entitled Celebration of the Nations. This weeklong event involved seven different, simultaneous activities culminating with the dedication of the First American Dream Center in Gallup, NM. Continue reading 'Feed The Children And Operation Compassion Partners For First American Dream Center'»

“I’D RATHER HAVE WATER”

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By , May 13, 2002

During the week of April 30th – May 4th, 2002, Operation Compassion sponsored Celebration of the Nations, a weeklong event leading to the dedication of the First American Dream Center in Gallup, NM. As part of this Celebration, Jimmy Jones, Director of Christ Central Mission Station in Columbia, SC, held a Kid’s Kamp for the Navajo children each evening. Continue reading '“I’D RATHER HAVE WATER”'»

Appalachian Dream Center Assist Flood Victims

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By , May 10, 2002
The floodwall at Harvey Street in downtown Williamson was tested by the raging flood waters on Friday afternoon. The waters crested at 11:40 a.m.

The floodwall at Harvey Street in downtown Williamson was tested by the raging flood waters on Friday afternoon. The waters crested at 11:40 a.m.

Immediately following news of the disastrous flooding in West Virginia, Michael Hartwell, Director of Appalachian Dream Center mobilized his resources to assist the victims. The MacArthur and Delbarton Churches of God partnered with the Dream Center in loading and delivering the necessary supplies to the flood stricken areas of southwestern West Virginia. Continue reading 'Appalachian Dream Center Assist Flood Victims'»