RUNNING MAN

27/02/2019

Thang You, 38, couldn’t imagine that he would one day be running in the LA Marathon that he watched as a young boy. Now the marathon has kick-started his health journey and motivated him to raise funds for Cambodian Children’s Fund in the process. Below, Thang You tells us what inspired him to take these…

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EXTENDED FAMILY

25/02/2019

Between them, Lenore and Abinadi have 8 children, and now they have expanded their family to include a CCF child and granny. They came to Cambodian Children’s Fund to invest their time and expertise into the CCF Volunteer Program, but soon made the heartwarming commitment to sponsor Lenore, 65, and Abinadi, 59, are taking CCF…

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100 MAKES A DIFFERENCE

01/02/2019

High school student Monineath Bunyay shows how even the smallest donations can go a long way Monineath Bunyay is on a mission to help CCF and change education in Cambodia – 100 riel at a time. Tasked at school with creating a project to make a person’s day better, the teenager and her friend decided…

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SUPPORTING GRANNY

23/01/2019

When Linda Poznansky wanted to commit to being a long-term supporter of CCF, she chose to sponsor one of our grannies Family is very important to Linda Poznansky. She grew up in the Northern suburbs of Chicago, U.S, married her high school sweetheart and most of the family still live in the area. Linda has…

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SWEET SIXTEEN

04/01/2019

Australian twins, Esther and Amy, celebrated their 16th birthday with a CCF twist. After visiting Cambodia and volunteering with CCF on a school trip, the two girls left inspired and determined to make a difference. They raised more than $3,000 for CCF, below they tell us what inspired them We are identical twins from Melbourne,…

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50 FOR 50

28/12/2018

TEAK Fellowship founder, mother, artist, and longtime CCF supporter, Justine Stamen Arrillaga found herself 6,500 miles from her home in Hawaii, celebrating a truly remarkable achievement: she had recruited 50 child sponsors for CCF Most people want to do something memorable to celebrate their 50th birthday but Justine Stamen Arrillaga was seeking more than just…

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WALK THIS WAY

26/12/2018

Seeking adventure and to step outside her comfort zone, mother-of-5 Shirley Fraser undertook the biggest challenge of her life to trek around Cambodia and raise money for CCF. Here Shirley, from the UK, shares her inspiring journey Iʼm a 45-year-old mother and stepmother of 5 grown up children. I work as a Veterinary nurse and…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

06/12/2018

Inspired by a family trip to Cambodia earlier this year, high school student Ella Burke wanted to help needy children. CCF was her charity of choice and the teenager used social media to sell handmade earrings to raise money On a trip to Southeast Asia with her family in April, it was Cambodia that really…

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CHLOE GIVES BACK

16/11/2018

Aspiring teacher and former CCF volunteer, Chloe, has joined forces with three of her close friends in Australia to raise $5,000AUD for CCF before they visit Cambodia in the new year. Here Chloe, 22, who volunteered as a buddy teacher for three months, talks about her connection with CCF Volunteering at CCF was an incredible…

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RECYCLING FOR CCF

13/09/2018

Primary school students from Adelaide, Australia have raised an impressive $6,000 AU for CCF by trading in 10 cent containers. Their environmentally friendly fundraiser has connected them to CCF in more ways than one The Glenelg Primary School in Adelaide, Australia, may seem worlds apart from the CCF schools in Cambodia, but the two have…

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CITY2SURF

10/09/2018

Adventurous Sydneysider, Averil Yeo, raised $1,143.18 for Cambodian Children’s Fund by racing in City2Surf – a 14 kilometer fun run from Sydney’s city centre to the famous Bondi Beach Born in Camperdown Sydney, a speedy 5 minutes after my twin sister Caitlin, I’ve spent most of my life living in the inner west, and I…

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LIFE WITH LINA

19/07/2018

Brian Dechant, 63, a Canadian national and retired hotel executive who lived in Asia for 25 years, has been sponsoring CCF student Lina since 2014. It’s a special relationship that he treasures and here he explains why I first came to know of the Cambodian Children’s Fund in the Spring of 2014 by happy coincidence.…

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