Help Eric get to the Philippines

    A few of you may know Eric's story, but most of you may not. Eric lost his mom when he was 5 because she had to flee an abusive husband. She left, and unsuccessfully attempted to take Eric with her, that part I am thankful for. We believe ...

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    A few of you may know Eric's story, but most of you may not. Eric lost contact with his mom when he was 5 because she had to flee an abusive husband. She left, and unsuccessfully attempted to take Eric with her, that part I am thankful for. We believe she stayed in the states for a little while before she was forced to go back to the Philippines.

    It was through facebook and Eric's aunt (who lives in the states) finding him 4 years ago that he reconnected with his mom after being separated for over 21 years. They were able to talk on the phone, where Eric found out he has a 14 year old half sister and now stay connected with facebook. That was until the typhoon hit Tacloban, the exact city where they live. We have heard nothing and do not know if they made it or not. We are still praying to hear good news.

    Eric potentially has the opportunity to go over there on a mission trip. We are praying about this and if we can raise enough money, he will go. If we do not reach our goal, we will take all the money raised and donate it to help the relief efforts over in the Philippines.  I am praying that we can raise the money to get Eric over there so he can help and also see his mother, alive, for the first time in over 24 years AND meet his sister!

    Thank you for your donations! ANYTHING helps!  Also, if you are unable to donate at this time we would appreciate all your prayers for our family! 

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