Abby’s Garden

Abby’s Garden Update

March 10, 2023

We had a great visit to Abby’s Garden last month! I love spending time with the precious babies. I was also able to meet three young moms in the neighborhood who could use our support. One of them is 17 years old, lives in a tiny little shack with a dirt floor, metal roof, and […]

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Good News!

January 28, 2023

Upcoming visit to Abby’s Garden You might be thinking “weren’t you just there?” Good memory! I was there about three months ago, back in early November. But when a friend sent a link for super cheap plane tickets for early February, I asked Ben (whose birthday is the 10th) if he wanted to go and […]

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Merry Christmas from Abby’s Garden

December 24, 2022

Merry Christmas! We just wanted to wish you a joy-filled holiday and let you know that Abby’s Garden has an urgent need. We’ve had a generous donator who wanted to help us open Abby’s Garden earlier in the year, who was giving $500 per month, but that is coming to an end. Thankfully $100 is […]

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It was so great to visit Abby’s Garden!

November 29, 2022

Our visit to Abby’s Garden was great! It was so good to meet the kids in person and see what a great job Divina and Tania are doing. The house is in a perfect location, and I was able to meet some young women with small children in the neighborhood who would love to bring […]

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Lots of News!

October 2, 2022

So much happening at Abby’s Garden! We are so excited about the growth we’ve seen at Abby’s Garden in just a few months’ time. We have gained another employee, quadrupled the amount of kids (from 2-8!) and have moved into our own space! So much to be thankful for! I am making a trip to […]

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Abby’s Garden is Open!!!

May 23, 2022

Abby’s Garden is open!!! More on that below because I’d like to take this opportunity to share a quick story which happened at We Belong recently (the after-school kids program I work with in Portland.) The kids were putting on puppet shows with some puppets and a theater they had created. A young girl whose […]

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Abby’s Garden Is Opening on May 4th!!!

May 1, 2022

We are so excited to be able to open Abby’s Garden sooner than expected! We decided to do a soft start, beginning with 3 or 4 children, one full-time employee, and one part-time employee. Divina, our director (pictured below) generously offered to open up space in her apartment so that we can open now!

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Quick Update

March 21, 2022

We had a great trip! We delivered the toys, books, and supplies amidst much excitement! We also had a great meeting with Divina, our director, and Pedro, who will be handling the finances from the Dominican side. He is filing paperwork to register Abby’s Garden as a nonprofit organization in the Dominican Republic, and we […]

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Giving Tuesday is Here!

November 29, 2021

  This is Abby, our namesake, and the daughter of the director of the daycare.       Giving Tuesday is here! We are hoping to launch Abby’s Garden early in 2022! Our director has been scouting houses and we’ve found one in a neighborhood where there are several teen mothers. Please be praying for […]

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