Joe Brandi thanks sponsors at Unity 4 Orphans 2022 Wave-A-Thon in San Diego

Wave-A-Thon Highlights: Dedicated Supporters!

Unity 4 Orphans is so thankful for the support that led to a successful fundraiser at our 2nd Annual Wave-A-Thon! The students in our ESL program in Nicaragua are now learning valuable life skills through education and new curriculum in the English language, which will open doors for them in their future.

Juliana knitted stuffed animals for the orphans

Thank you for the stuffed animals. God bless you!

We recently introduced Juliana, a 5th grader from San Diego who graciously chose to support Unity 4 Orphans for a school project by making stuffed animal “companions” for the children at the orphanages we serve. A few weeks ago, Juliana joined us on a service trip to Mexico to deliver her handmade creations, and brought joy to kids who need it most.

unity 4 orphans wave-a-thon surf fundraiser

Wave-A-Thon Highlights: Raising Kids to Give Back!

Unity 4 Orphans’ 2nd Annual Wave-A-Thon drew an awesome crowd, raised funds for a great cause, and highlighted families giving back together. We’re thankful for all of our supporters and donors, and especially love to see kids growing up with a charitable worldview!

Meet Lauren Salaz

Meet Lauren Salaz

Unity 4 Orphans would like to introduce our first intern! A junior at San Diego State University, Lauren is majoring in Comparative International Studies and minoring in Spanish. She was introduced to U4O through her scholarship, which promotes work with nonprofit organizations. She appreciates the way U4O supports children who have had difficult lives and looks forward to practicing her Spanish, but especially to spending time with the kids.

Help U4O Make Giving Tuesday the Best One Yet!

Children living in poverty worldwide experience the holidays as they would any other day: full of insecurity over food, shelter, and other basic human needs. This holiday season, Unity 4 Orphans’ Giving Tuesday mission is to make sure underprivileged orphans and children continue to feel seen and supported for a better tomorrow and a brighter future!

U4O Mental Health Counselor Greyydyn

Meet U4O’s Mental Health Professional In Nicaragua

Greyddyn is U4O’s child psychologist for our English program in Miramar, Nicaragua. Her role is to care for the psychological health of each child. She says, “My greatest motivator is the results we get to see. That brings me fulfillment and motivates me to believe that we are an agent of change in these kids’ lives.”

Service Trip group going to a Mexican orphanage

Service Trips Offer Unique Team-Building Experiences

Whether for team building within a corporation, a church group, or a collection of friends, Unity 4 Orphans’ day trips to orphanages in Tijuana provide a memorable way for teams to bond with one another and the children we serve.

screens are getting installed on the orphanage in Mexico

Window Screens Matter!

Providing for simple inadequacies that affect children’s lifestyle enables them to do their best in school and more importantly, lets them know that they are valuable and loved.

Amy Beam - web developer for U4O

Meet Amy Beam

Amy is inspired by our mission to lift children out of poverty and help to create equity throughout the world. The people in our organization working together toward a shared goal to love others—and especially children—motivated her to join the team!

Unity 4 Orphans Wave-a-thon 2021 fundraising

Annual Wave-A-Thon A Resounding Success!

We’re so thankful for the volunteers, donors, and surfers who made the Unity 4 Orphans 2nd Annual Wave-A-Thon charity fundraising event so successful, and look forward to putting the funds raised to work for the children and families who are part of our educational program in Miramar, Nicaragua.

Service trip to Mexico with Unity 4 Orphans

National Nonprofit Day

One of the missions of Unity 4 Orphans is to bring awareness to the ways in which people are contributing to the needs of those less fortunate, especially children living in poverty, and we proudly share in National Nonprofit Day!

One Child Living in Poverty

Many of us may not be able to relate to this level of poverty, but we can all relate to how stressors in our environment play a role in our relationships and our ability to make progress. This is the story of one child living in poverty.

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