House Fire in NY–Three Children Lost Their Stuff!

Fire

We have learned of a family in NY that lost their home to fire and was asking for assistance. We have been waiting to hear back from the Mom to know how many children and what was needed.

Now we have heard back from that family. There are 3 children a baby boy in size 12-18 months. A five year old girl in size 6-7 and a ten year old boy in size 14-16. Age  appropriate toys would be welcome as well and where we will start as that’s what we feel is most important for the kiddos. We will continue to keep you updated especially if you want to help.

To help you can either mail us a check at:  Heart 4 Children Ministries, 387 S. Fenway Pl., Bartlesville, OK 74006 or you can donate by clicking on this link: http://www.heart4childrenministries.org/?page_id=87

We hope to also be able to help this family for Christmas. More on that later, though. ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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We Are Busy Helping!

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What are we up to? We are helping in the areas listed below! Still looking for more clothes for areas we have previously helped and gathering up clothes for a place we have added! God has given us a heart for helping kids :)

1. Bartlesville elementary school.
2. Bartlesville day care center
3. Center in Pensacola, FL
Disasters please continue to hold off as we have plenty to do and many, many children to help already! As always thankful to those who make it possible for us to help–God, those who give so we can help and the clothing manufacturer we partner with. ~Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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HELPING 10 CHILDREN IN BARTLESVILLE!

We delivered a stuffed box for 10 kiddos in a Bartlesville elementary school that we helped last year. We had clothes in all the sizes requested and purchased a package of underwear and a package of socks for the last four children of the 10. Feels good to help. ~Mikaela

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Please check out our volunteer page!

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Periodically we post new volunteer opportunities on our volunteer page and just updated it today. Please check it out to see if you would be interested in serving.   http://www.heart4childrenministries.org/?page_id=2851

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Answer to the post: What do all these situations have in common?

Wanted to share with you today’s Facebook status.
Status Update
By Heart 4 Children Ministries, Inc
We wanted to share with you the many needs that children can have and we know that the six we listed are not nearly all of them. Awareness helps spark interest and interest helps spark involvement. Now that you are aware of these children’s needs we hope and pray that you will:
1. Become interested
2. Become involved
The more of our fans that are involved with what we do the more children we can help. As you know, not all of our TWELVE HUNDRED AND FORTY SIX Bananas (fans) will see this post due to how Facebook works now, so we are counting on those who do to SHARE SHARE SHARE! We have lost several of our directors due to their health conditions and are praying that God will send us people who have the heart that we have to help children. ~Mikaela
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What do all these situations have in common?

1. Natural disasters
2. House fires
3. Wild fires
4. Emergency foster care
5. Disadvantaged children
6. Domestic violence
What do all these situations have in common? Stay tuned for the answer.

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What have we been up to?

1. We went shopping for underwear and socks for 6 kids at a local elementary school.

Socks & underwear for a local elementary school.

Socks & underwear for a local elementary school.

2. We have been sorting through our inventory for clothes from our clothing manufacturing partner (and other donated clothes as well) that would fit children in the above school ranging in sizes from 3T-8 (we will likely be receiving more sizes.)

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3. Once we finish sorting through our inventory for the clothes, we will be heading back to the store to finish purchasing packages of socks and underwear for the other four children.

So no we have not been “sitting on our laurels” just because there have not been any “natural disasters” in the last couple of months.  In addition to helping the disadvantaged children at a local elementary school, we are waiting to hear back on whether 2 children whose house was set on fire need any help from us!

Any time you want to join us on one of our adventures just let us know. Well maybe you would not consider shopping for underwear and socks at Walmart, or digging through totes and boxes looking for certain sizes an adventure, but it sure can be!! Keeping it real. Never gets old. ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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WE WERE HAPPY TO HELP THE CRUTCHO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN OK!

crutcho khakis

We were blessed to find 30 pairs of khakis–10 each for 3T, 4T and 5T the sizes they needed at Crutcho Elementary School as the kids there wear uniforms!

A SHOUT OUT TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS WHO MADE THIS POSSIBLE!!

We shipped a box of khakis a few days ago to Crutcho School near Midwest City, Oklahoma. These kids had to deal with the flood last year that came from the same storm that caused some of the 2013 tornadoes. So glad we can help them again! We are thankful that our local Walmart had them:)~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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First pics in of the three families we were blessed to help with BTS needs!

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These pics are from the family that we helped in Joplin. We’ve been blessed to continue long term help with this family that we first helped when we did our Walmart Joplin shopping trip a few months after the May 22, 2011 Joplin tornado.  They needed help with their back-to-school needs (clothes, shoes, etc) this year.We could not help if we did not receive your monetary gifts! Thanks so much for caring for the children. ~The Heart 4 Children Ministries Team

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Hoping to help Villonia, AR kiddos with clothes for Back to School!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Villonia, AR will not need our help as their community and local churches have taken care of them not only right after the tornado hit but for back-to-school needs and will also take care of any needs at Christmas!
Shared from our Twitter:

Toys thrown about. Villonia, AR tornado April 2014. Hope to help.#BTS Credit for pic to http://firstcoastnews.com  

Villonia, AR 4/14 tornado damage

Villonia, AR 4/14 tornado damage

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