Restoring hope at the border.

Restoring hope at the border.

In these moments when we’re bombarded by images of suffering and death at the southern US border, it’s hard to have any hope or know what to do or how to respond. Sojourners, a national faith-based organization whose mission is to ‘seek to inspire hope Read Full Story

Lessons through Theater

Lessons through Theater

On June 7th, Nueva Esperanza Leadership Academy (NELA) hosted their year-end showcase which included a student-led cast reenacting the story of Moses. The students and staff of NELA took the challenge of presentingthis event in an approachable Read Full Story

Meet our new Programs Director

Meet our new Programs Director

Susan Dobkins recently joined the Vista Hermosa Foundation in a new role as Programs Director. She supports the programs team who coordinate domestic and international grantmaking and the First Fruits Scholars program. She’s thrilled to join an organization Read Full Story

What makes a champion?

What makes a champion?

On the sidelines of the soccer field at the state soccer tournament, one of the tournament staff commented, “I really love your players.” It’s no doubt that he has been around countless teams and players over the years in his position, so what did he see that stood out  about our players in particular? From… Read Full Story

New Growth at Mt. Rainier

New Growth at Mt. Rainier

“It was cold, rainy, and my shoes were so soaked at night that I had to put them by the heater to dry out!” This statement, out of context, would seem like the end to a really bad day. But for 5th grader Wes Kentch, it was a memory from one of the best experiences… Read Full Story

International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

Today is International Day of the Girl!   A day to remember the 1.1 billion girls in the world, the adversities they face, and the unique potentials they hold for solving some of the world’s biggest challenges.  Pause for a moment and think about the girls in your life.  See their bright eyes, their curious minds,… Read Full Story

Building Relationships in India

Building Relationships in India

Ajitson Justus of World Vision recently submitted this blog from the Vidarbha Farmer’s Livelihood Project in central India, an initiative VHF has supported since 2007.  Entitled “A Farmer is Alone – Why We Need to Form Close Connections,” this story explores deeply held mindsets of farmers in the difficult cotton-growing region of Yavatmal and why… Read Full Story

Ways to Empower Women and Girls

Ways to Empower Women and Girls

Happy International Women’s Day!  To celebrate this important day, World Vision offers seven easy ways to make a big difference in the lives of our daughters, sisters, and mothers, both at home and around the world. Tell the women in your life that you care.  Empowering women starts right in our families, workplaces, and neighborhoods. Write… Read Full Story

NELA Chargers’ Winning Spirit

NELA Chargers’ Winning Spirit

On a gorgeous sunny, spring, Saturday morning in Richland, Washington, the call goes out, “Everybody in here!”  One-by-one a group of seven 1st and 2nd grade students cluster together, putting one hand on top of another.  “Families in here too!” On cue, all parents, relatives, and siblings put one hand in the center as well, hand on top of hand, together.  “Okay,… Read Full Story