Journeys of the Heart Blog

Our friend Lydia Dean (founder of GoPhilanthropic, a successful philanthropic travel organization and charitable foundation) told us some years ago "It is all a matter of connecting the dots." I think she says the same thing in her memoir, Jumping the Picket Fence, when discussing getting things done in developing [...]
Tue, Oct 11, 2016
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We first met Ms. Ut at the Hoi An Home for the Aged and Disabled in 2006 while on a tour with TOP Vietnam Veterans, our first trip to Vietnam. As the name implies, the home is a pretty basic care facility for "orphans": people of disability or the [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
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Whenever I hear that our friend Thanhhuynh Huynh and his stalwart group of volunteers, the gang from Yellow Bee (or in Vietnamese Ong Vang) are headed up into the mountains again, I pray for good weather in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. This rugged territory is unfriendly at the best [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016
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It is time to say goodbye to all of our friends in Vietnam for another year, but we were able, thanks to the help of a team of people, to deliver much-needed medicine to the Quang Nam Home for the Elderly and Disabled yesterday.This was a special delivery from the [...]
Tue, Mar 29, 2016
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We have been working with the Reaching Out Vietnam team again, of course, this year. As usual, there are a number of things going on, the most exciting of which is the launching of the new website. Have a look at www.reachingoutvietnam.com. In addition, we have discussed packaging, signage, and [...]
Sat, Mar 19, 2016
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