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Become A Show Hope Advocate Today By Pledging To Donate Your Birthday This Year!
Nashville, Tenn – 22 January 2015 – Show Hope,™ founded in 2003 by multi-award winning Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, a New York Times‘ best-selling author, is a nonprofit organization that helps restore the hope of a family to orphans in distress. One of the organization’s primary objectives is to mobilize individuals, students, families, and communities to join them in caring for the world’s most vulnerable children. From their Student Initatives program (including the Red Bus Project for college students and The Movement for high schoolers), short-term trips for teens and adults, monthly sponsorship program, the Brown Bag Campaign and more, there are numerous many ways to get involved in the movement to care for orphans. This month, Show Hope is highlighting one such program – their Advocate Program. 
Show Hope advocates are grassroots leaders who raise funds and awareness in their communities by utilizing their talents, gifts, and passions to speak up for orphans in distress. Advocates are doing amazing things such as donating their birthdays, running marathons, hosting garage sales, collecting change, hosting a clothing swap and so much more…all to restore the hope of a family to waiting children around the world. Above all, the Show Hope advocate is a voice for the fatherless.
Do you want to become an advocate? This month Show Hope is asking advocates to donate their birthday.  In lieu of presents, advocates will ask their party guests to bring a monetary donation or needed items for one of Show Hope’s Special Care Centers. This time can also as be used to share about the plight of orphans and the work of Show Hope. For an example of how two Show Hope advocates, Aphiwe and Jenni, gave up their birthdays for those in need, click on their images below to read their stories.
To find out more about being a Show Hope advocate and the numerous ways you can participate, please click here.

 Read about Aphiwe giving up his birthday

Find out how Jenni donated her birthday
ABOUT SHOW HOPE: Since its inception, Show Hope has helped provide forever homes through Adoption Aid grants for more than 4,500 orphans from 50+ countries, including the U.S. In addition, more than 1,600 orphans with special needs have received critically needed medical care through Show Hope’s Special Care Centers, giving them a hope for a family and a future. Through numerous initiatives designed to engage individuals, students, families, and communities, Show Hope is mobilizing a movement to care for the world’s children who need it most.
Show Hope is continuously developing a variety of programs to mobilize the church body to get involved and to help transform the life of an orphan. From their Student Initatives program (which includes the Red Bus Project for college students and The Movement for high schoolers), to their short-term trips for teens and adults, their Advocates program and the monthly sponsorship program, there are so many ways to get involved in the movement to care for orphans.  
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