MISSION WITHOUT BORDERS
"Bringing spiritual, emotional, educational & material aid to Eastern Europe"

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Stories of struggle and success from our Field Countries

Operation Christmas Love

October 7, 2015

Christmas is a pretty tough time when you have nothing for your kids, not even food. So it becomes even more special when we show up at the door with an OCL hamper for the whole family. Imagine the joy and thankfulness of the parents. The great laughter and happiness of the kids. Indeed it is a...

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Operation Christmas Love

September 9, 2015

The Christmas season is typically the most wonderful time of the year. However, for many - in Eastern Europe just as it can be here in North America - it can be a very depressing time, when problems seem bigger and burdens heavier. How could a family rejoice when their hearts are filled with sad...

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Back to School

August 24, 2015

Parents in Eastern Europe are usually happy for their children to get back to school and acquire new knowledge and skills, but their joy is mingled with worries and anxiety. These feelings are an everyday companion for families in countries like Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova, as in far...

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The Power of Education: The Greatest Gift...

August 12, 2015

Nataliya can't imagine what life would have been like if she hadn't been supported by the Scholarship Project. She tries to express her gratitude, eyes filling with tears and appreciation: "For a child like me, it is a very great present. I would say, it is the greatest gift ever! I would never...

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Child Rescue International

July 7, 2015

According to some statistics, every tenth child in Moldova has one parent or both living and working abroad. While some do contribute to the welfare of their children, many do not, essentially abandoning their own children. Hence the strong need for our program...

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Hunger Hurts June 2015 Newsletter

May 25, 2015

In a small isolated village in Southern Moldova live many families mired in poverty, barely surviving. More than 3,000 people here subsist on an agricultural industry that is so poorly developed that hunger is always present...

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Giving Thanks for the Gifts We Receive

May 5, 2015

It's time once again to give thanks for the gift of summer and all the blessings we have received since last summer. Your birthday, perhaps a new baby and grandchild, maybe success at school and work maybe even your best Christmas ever. Perhaps a friend or family member came to...

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Summer Dreams Continue

May 4, 2015

What are your plans for the summer? The cottage, camping in the mountains, boating and fishing on a lake somewhere, maybe off to Disneyland with the family? Or maybe a glorious summer of backyard barbeques...

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Summer Camp Dreams

March 3, 2015

A sure sign that spring is almost here is when we start talking about Summer Camp. Last year we sent more than 3,000 kids to camp and for many, it was the trip of a lifetime for their young lives … a chance to enjoy warm clean beds, hot showers, good food and wonderful companionship for ten full...

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Seeds of Hope

February 1, 2015

As you look out your window and see the harshness of winter all around you (except coastal BC of course) spare a thought for the folks in Eastern Europe already deep into what promises to be a brutally cold winter. December through February is expected to be one of the coldest winters since 1981...

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January 2015 Newsletter

January 20, 2015

Its January and we're all exhausted from the Christmas season. Our bank accounts are exhausted too, from all that gift giving and our donations to the needy...

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December 2014 Newsetter

December 22, 2014

I'm sure you've noticed the pictures of Eastern Europeans all bundled up from the cold, in their homes! Not outside, but in their homes. There are no double glazed windows, insulation in the walls or carpets on the floors. Many don't even have windows...

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Sept Newsletter

October 14, 2014

Already it's time to say goodbye to summer as our kids head back to school (for BC kids we hope they'll be back as you read this)). It's time for us to prepare for the hectic season ahead leading to Christmas and the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Saviour...

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October Newsletter

October 14, 2014

It's that time of year when we surround ourselves with friends and family and pause to thank the Lord for the blessings and bounty He has given us...

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August Newsletter

August 28, 2014

Today I want to talk to you about a little 12 year old boy. A boy whose hard and demanding life has turned him into a man long before any of our kids will ever have to. In his world there is no time for growing up.&nbsp...

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June Newsletter

June 20, 2014

As we welcome summer and give thanks for all the blessings we have received we pause for a moment to acknowledge that there is work to be done in the Lord's garden...

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Summer Camp Dreams

May 12, 2014

Last summer was Lejla's first time at summer camp and also her first time away from her parents. However that didn't bother her much, as she said, "I'm not so young any more, and I'm having so much fun, that I can't wait to tell my parents all about it when I get home...

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Annual Report 2013

May 12, 2014

Read all about the world wide activities of Mission Without Borders now available here...

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March Newsletter

March 14, 2014

Volodymyr Brychuk, our Communications Manager in Ukraine, knew some of those killed when the protests in Kiev turned violent.  "Many of those who were killed in Kiev have families with small children and joined the protests actively wanting to stop corruption and lawlessness in their countr...

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