As we wrap up this year, Ken Sparks, President and CEO of Children’s HopeChest, reflects on how many of 2020’s challenges became opportunities. Despite the events of this year, so much was accomplished and deserves to be celebrated!
In 2019, 968 individuals traveled to visit their friends at HopeChest CarePoints. That’s a lot of dedicated people investing in building meaningful friendships! So, with cancelled travel this year, what has our Travel Team’s experience been like, and what do they have up their sleeve for the future?
From inside this bright red building at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado headquarter team of 21 people work to connect communities in North America, with communities overseas that have a high population of orphaned and impoverished children — ultimately impacting over 34,000 individuals worldwide.
Imagine that it is late 1993, you are working for International Bible Society, and you have been dispatched to Russia (after the fall of the USSR) to help repopulate the country with Bibles since the communists destroyed nearly every Bible during their atheist rule. Your mission is to go through any door that will open …