Celebrating our BIG 10

We are celebrating our BIG 10 by adopting our 10th facility! It began 10 years ago with 10 kids spending their Christmas alone on a residential mental health unit at Cincinnati Children’s.  Every one of them was a foster child who had survived the unimaginable and needed intense treatment to

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Our Biggest News Yet

Project Believe grew this week! As we have geared up to make Christmas Magic happen for the kids at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital College Hill Campus, an amazing thing happened . . . We learned of 30 kids residing at The Marsh Foundation who could use a little Christmas Magic too.

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Just Ask

Do you know how we went from a couple of people buying a few gifts for a few kids to becoming an organization with help from hundreds of people buying and wrapping over 1300 gifts last year?  We asked for help. In 2008, a friend suggested I ask my Facebook

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Bittersweetness

Today is a BIG day – a big big day.  Today I am saying goodbye to many dear friends and amazing colleagues as I leave the corporate job I have had for over 14 years to pursue . . . well, THIS! Bittersweet is the only word that comes to mind

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She Writes On Her Pants…

Occasionally you come upon a person who awes you. Because these people are rare, they become precious. My chance meeting of 2010 is a person I’ve never met in real life, nor have I ever spoken to her on the phone. Yet, we’ve emailed and texted each other hundreds of

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A New Year!

project Believe started with such a whirlwind, it brought us from believing in the possibility of change to being convinced change is happening. Donations flooded in. 800 gifts were wrapped by over 50 volunteers. We have a home here at projectbelieve.net and now the cap on limits has been removed… What

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An Update

This year we will be preparing 35 gift bags for ALL of the kids left in residential care at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, College Hill Campus.  Some of you have asked what is still needed because you would like to donate specific gifts rather than make a monetary donation.  We take and use every gift and every dollar donated.

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Why project Believe?

The simple answer is . . . We are a little project who believes big.But there is more to the story. When I adopted Mary in 2003, I searched high and low for cute adoption announcements. Everything I looked at was geared toward babies and/or overseas adoptions. She was a

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What’s Next?

People from Michigan, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, California, and Washington DC have already inquired about starting a project Believe in their areas. Read our “how-to” page! In January 2011, we will submit a petition to incorporate as a non-profit organization and begin work to spread project Believe to as many

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