Linking Arms To Bring Change

Today, June 19th, is the holiday referred to as Juneteenth. It marks the day when news of the emancipation of slaves finally reached the most remote slave state. Texas. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in January of 1863, it wasn’t until this day in 1865 that the news had reached everywhere. Juneteenth is […]

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Take Action #GivingTuesdayNow

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and action in response to COVID-19. GIVE NOW We at Ten Thousand Homes are asking you to join a global community with #GivingTuesdayNow. The donations received on this day will go toward bringing relief to the frontline workers serving these vulnerable communities. 

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COVID-19 Relief Fund

Today, as I sit here and write this from my new suburban life in Texas, the governor is easing the ‘shelter in place’ restrictions that we’ve been under for the last ‘roughly’ 6 weeks.  With this easing of restriction, we decided to get crazy and order out for our Friday Pizza Night.  I ventured out, […]

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The Circle of Kindness

November 2016 the staff of uVillage in White River, South Africa felt challenged to practice a week of intentional generosity by doing random acts of kindness. They practiced kindness with themselves, each other, and complete strangers. Their journey led them to the local police station where they delivered a case of sodas. The station commander […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Kids Globally

I haven’t been inside a building since March 16th. These were the words uttered by one Texas teen recently. Shelter in place orders and lockdowns have dramatically changed our way of doing life. Some kids have moved to online learning while others don’t have schools that can provide that service. Introvert kids may love being […]

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Activities To Keep The Kids Busy

March 14th, uVillage, our partner location in White River, South Africa, held its 5th Day of Royalty event. It’s such a fun time where all the kids in the feeding program there are bused onto the uVillage campus for a day where they can just be kids to laugh and play! Stations are set up […]

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Our Response to COVID-19

Your inbox, like mine, has likely been flooded with emails regarding COVID-19. Rightfully so. We are in crazy times that most of us thought we would never see or experience in our lifetime. As we navigate these uncharted waters from the isolation of our homes, we want you to know how Ten Thousand Homes is […]

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Local Baker Contributes a Unique Donation

“You don’t have to have much to make a difference.” A group of TTH staff and volunteers piled up into the gray condor, our trusty ministry vehicle. It was filled with all the typical supplies for the After School Programs for the week: vegetables in bulk, bags of maize meal and beans, beef bones, dishwashing […]

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