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Every year, hundreds of people visit Dorie’s Promise as part of our teams. Although we enjoy everyone who visits, when families serve together, something special happens. This week we want to highlight the Johnson family (Kevin, Debi, Sarah, and Josh) of Michigan. Their First Trip to Guatemala Many years ago, a little girl named Amelia opened the eyes of the Johnson family to both Guatemala and Dorie’s Promise....

Have you ever wondered why we call the ladies who work in our homes “Special Mothers”? They are special, and most are mothers, but there is something more to these women. It takes a very special person to care for someone else’s children as if they are your own, and that is what the Special Mothers do for our children. These very special women work alternating days,...

The 2018 mission trip season is quickly approaching at Dorie’s Promise and we’re readying our home for more than 300 visitors. Recently, our staff met to discuss our home, our children, and what we want 2018 to look like at Dorie’s Promise. Mixing the daily needs of 40 children with 300 visitors can be overwhelming to both our staff and kids. Some may wonder why we...

It’s not every week we host a professional baseball player at Dorie’s Promise. So imagine the excitement for our children when New York Yankee’s pitcher Ben Heller visited in December. We caught up with Ben a few weeks ago to follow up on his trip and plans heading into spring training. Ben’s connection to Dorie’s Promise started long before he and his wife, Martha, visited our home...