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Name: Jerry Shannon
Date registered: August 12, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Upcoming EHE Events — August 21, 2014
  2. Another 74 Families Added! Why growth is so good! — August 6, 2014
  3. An Updated Itinerary – Come hear about EHE in person. — July 30, 2014
  4. Updated Tour Itinerary — July 8, 2014
  5. Literacy Update — July 7, 2014

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Aug 21

Upcoming EHE Events

We’ve been on the road for about 6 weeks now and meeting so many amazing folks who are finding out about EHE and getting involved.   We are now heading into North Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania,  We’d love to see you at one of these upcoming events.  Come learn more about orphan prevention and family …

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Aug 06

Another 74 Families Added! Why growth is so good!

Bizuyel,  Genet and  Tigist

Our family sponsorships are growing! While we are here in the US touring around and sharing about the work that Embracing Hope Ethiopia is doing, the hard work of screening new families was being done on the ground in Ethiopia.  Alayu and Binyam have been working tirelessly to get our final approvals for expansion as well …

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Jul 30

An Updated Itinerary – Come hear about EHE in person.

Here is our updated itinerary!  We would love to see you in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Kentucky, North Carolina,  Virginia or New York over the next few months!   July 30 - CLARKSBURG, WV CONNECTING POINT COMMUNITY CHURCH 7 pm 405 Fowler Ave. Clarksburg, WV 26301   August 3 – ANGOLA, INDIANA …

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Jul 08

Updated Tour Itinerary

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We’re setting out in 4 days to spend 2 months on the road.  Here is updated information on where we will be:  – If a date says OPEN, it means we are still looking for opportunities in the area, please let us know if you have any opportunities. – If a date says Pending, it …

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Jul 07

Literacy Update

Moms Literacy

We believe that literacy learning is vital for the moms who are part of the project.  This past year we had 52 Moms who were involved in the literacy program and recently we were able to graduate 17 of them!  It was a great honor as the local government also got involved in providing a …

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Jun 25

Our Proposed Itinerary

One week from now we will be sitting in the Bole Airport in Addis Ababa waiting to travel with all 8 of us back to the US for a 3 month home assignment.   We are getting excited.   We are especially excited to be able to talk with so many great folks about all …

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Jun 21

Why EHE wants to visit your church / group this summer…

It has been 3 years since our family last returned to the US.  Actually it has been 3 years since we last left Ethiopia at all.  It has been an amazing time and one in which we have watched God do the amazing and impossible right in front of our eyes. In 10 days we …

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Jun 13

New Online Store Launches Today!


Check out our new Online Store showcasing handicrafts made by EHE Moms.  It is found at:   For the first 13 orders of $50 or more, we’ll include a free tote bag printed with EHE’s logo when your order ships (styles vary as to what yours will look like. a sample of one style …

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Apr 09

EHE’s North American Tour 2014


The Shannon Family is going to be taking EHE on the road this summer/fall and we would love to come share the work of Embracing Hope Ethiopia in a city near you.  Would you like us to come to your area? Late July through Mid-October.  We are looking for the opportunity to get in front …

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Mar 26

Announcing EHE Spiritual Ministries!

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  Over the past 3  years of our work in Ethiopia, we have seen incredible transformation come to Moms and their children as families were preserved.   God has given us incredible opportunities to share His love in deed daily.  It has been beautiful to offer a holistic response. However, over that time one area …

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