ONE Makes a Difference

ONE Makes a Difference

What began with one girl, one conversation, one prayer, and one home is now, 20 years later, a multinational organization impacting...


Why I Do This - Hong An's Story

Why I Do This - Hong An's Story

After their adult sons left home, An and her husband asked God to give them more purpose. They began serving as parents in Vietnam’s Home #4 in 2005. Over the span of 15 years, they have welcomed 20 Homes of Love daughters into their home. As some have grown and left the home, "Mother An" continues to be involved in their lives and to welcome more children in their places.  

In 2004,...


Why I Do This - Christina Doerter's Story

Why I Do This - Christina Doerter's Story

It was only a brief time that I lived in Knoxville, Tennessee, the state-side headquarters of Homes of Love. During that time though, I was introduced to the mission and heart of Homes of Love and began a partnership with them that has lasted almost a decade.

After attending Jacksonville State University, I moved to Knoxville in 2010 to start an internship working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. I got involved with the Grove,...


Why We Do This - Home 9 Parents' Story

Why We Do This - Home 9 Parents' Story

Praise the Lord!

Looking back to the years serving the Lord with you, we are really thankful for all that you’ve done for us.

Because of the Lord’s mercy and love, we are His blessed and well-fed sheep in His pasture. We are so thankful to Him! Our journey so far had been really hard and challenging. But we were not discouraged as we trusted the Lord and relied on Him, praying to Him every...


Shopping to Support HOL

Shopping to Support HOL: Kroger Rewards, Amazon Smile and More...


Whether picking up your weekly groceries or searching for a one-of-a-kind gift for someone, the way you choose to shop can give back to Homes of Love!

Here are a few examples of how to make that happen. Happy shopping!

Kroger Community Rewards

Buying groceries for your family can also help feed Homes of Love children! Just sign up for Kroger Community Rewards, use your Kroger Plus Card when...


Hoa My's Story

Hoa My's Story

Much like kites, the children of Homes of Love are gently guided and encouraged by their HOL parents and supporters to soar higher than they ever could alone. The story of one Homes of Love child features Hoa My, a girl from Vietnam who is now being launched into adulthood and desires to serve other at-risk children like herself. Watch and...


Build-A-Bear Travels (Part 5)

Rex Travels to Southeast Asia (Part 5)

The day finally came for me to meet my forever friend, Lam! This was why I traveled so far: to be Lam’s friend when he is scared, happy, excited, or lonely. I am a gift he will never forget. Thanks to Cassie for taking me on the journey, and to all of you for loving my new friends in HOL. - Rex


Build-A-Bear Travels

Rex, the Build-A-Bear, Travels to Southeast Asia

Hi, I'm Rex! I'm one of the Build-a-Bears that many of you made this summer for the new Homes of Love children in Southeast Asia. Join me this week as I share about my recent trip around the globe to meet my new friend Lam*.

I left Knoxville,...


January 2018 Trip to Asia

January 2018 Trip to Asia

Earlier this year I somehow found myself halfway across the world roaming around a Cambodian fishing village trying to figure out what we were supposed to be filming next.

With a camera in hand and all my gear on my back, I was hot, tired, and confused as to why God had me there in that moment. Why Cambodia? Why me? We were around some of the poorest people in the world, and we had...