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Welcome Melissa Presley to the 25 Project Team!

March 22, 2017

Welcome Melissa Presley to our team here at the 25 Project! Melissa fills a significant position at 25, joining our staff as “Director of Stewardship”. Melissa has previously served in various ministry roles, and has been an advocate and a sponsor with the 25 Project for several years already. Although she will serve in a number of areas within our ministry, Melissa will primarily be leading, implementing and directing a donor stewardship program focused on connecting donors and partners of…

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Let All That You Do Be Done In Love

January 24, 2017

Thinking back on our trip to minister in the Mercy Home in South Asia, two words overwhelm my thinking. Those two words are love and blessings! This is truly one of the most difficult travel (literally half way around the world) yet joyful trips I have the privilege to be a part of. As I reviewed the pictures of the children just today for a church presentation, the most overwhelming view you get is the love in their hearts reflected…

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Sunita’s Prayer

December 30, 2016

Just a few weeks ago, we received prayer requests from some of our kids living in South Asia, Dominican Republic, and Sierra Leone. There were several that caught our attention, but one prayer request in particular still strikes me even now! It is a prayer from Sunita in South Asia, one of our girls whose parents abandoned her years ago… “I pray for my family. Although they claim to be Christians, they really don’t have a personal relationship with God.”…

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A Night of Comedy – October 20th

September 22, 2016

Make time for THIS!! Our good friend and funny man Craig Lillard is doing a Night of Comedy for the 25 Project at the McKinney Performing Arts Center on October 20th! You will LOVE this night! You may just leave with a tummy ache from laughing so hard, but your heart will also be full from hearing all God is doing in Sierra Leone! AND, to top off the night, Charles Yimbo, our amazing director of the street kid ministry…

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Huge Announcement!

August 15, 2016

We are so excited to announce the 25 Project is adding a new location for ministry, this time in McKinney, Texas. We have prayed for a place to minister to children here in the U.S., and God certainly has answered. He has given us the opportunity to work with kids right in the city where our headquarters are located! Friends of ours several years ago began DV8, a ministry dedicated to reaching at-risk kids in McKinney’s lower-income housing. The ministry…

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Double Feature

June 16, 2016

While double features have declined in theatres around the world you still have the possibility of a “double feature” from your company! Do you know if you or your spouse’s company matches donations? Many companies offer dollar for dollar matching gifts, DOUBLING your impact! Over 18 million people work for companies with matching gift programs and did you know that an estimated $6-$10 billion in matching gift funds go unclaimed each year? And if you are retired, hold on…….many companies…

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Que Aperidá

May 26, 2016

Que aperidá is a saying used in the Dominican Republic to indicate that something is amazing. What God is doing in the Dominican Republic is amazing! We are so pleased to announce that after many months of prayer and seeking God’s guidance, He has led us to begin a formal partnership in the Dominican Republic. Several teams have gone to the Dominican Republic to work in two villages. One village is Villa Laura and its people are of Dominican decent…

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Lives Changed, Names Changed!

May 3, 2016

Spontaneous songs of worship sang by our former street boys and local leaders to our King are what resonated in the air surrounding the areas of Kent Beach in Sierra Leone on Sunday 2016. As Christians around the world celebrated Palm Sunday, commemorating Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, we found ourselves with much to celebrate. Because Jesus entered Jerusalem to hang on a tree for all, 12 kids and 2 leaders made decisions to accept Christ’s sacrifice and seal themselves…

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Golf Ball Drop!

April 18, 2016

Win BIG and make a BIG difference in the lives of kids living in Margaret’s Home in Sierra Leone. At 1:00 on May 23rd, golf balls will be dropped on a green at Stonebridge Country Club in McKinney, Texas. The numbered golf ball that lands in or closest to the hole wins the grand prize. And check this out…the total grand prize will be no less than $500, and could be much more depending on the total amount of golf…

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