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Arriving at Brits Home on Mothers Day marked my 24th trip into Haiti I was here for a week of staff development training and for the Be Like BritBecker College graduation I knew the week would be jam packed with activities and I wasnt wrong I hit the ground running and didnt stop until late Friday night after the weekend staff training sessio...


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Seasons come and seasons go and so does the weather Just like life we all experience stormy times and many bursts of sunshine April showers bring May flowers and so on there are hundreds of metaphors to associate our weather with whats happening in our everyday lives Everyones got dark clouds and we try to look for silver liningsWhen I think ba...


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Meet Steve Helle He is a lifelong friend of the Gengel family and is very involved with Be Like Brit He has visited Brits Home a few times with his daughters he is on our Board of Directors his company Granite City Electric is an Event Sponsor of our annual events and both he and his company sponsors children at BLB We are so thankful for all of...


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Even though Im not home to celebrate Mothers Day with my three children this weekend I must say that I am so very fortunate to be spending it with my other 66 children at Brits Home More than ever I realize that being a mother is not only about giving birth to a childits about loving and caring for children unconditionallyMothers Day is a very s...


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If youve been to Brits Home you definitely have met at least 1 member of our kitchen staff Every day the team makes breakfast lunch and dinner for our 66 children prepares snacks for our children to bring to school and meals for our 100 staff The amount of work they do is incredible Our Britsionarys have been known to give them a standing ovatio...