(MNN) — In Haiti's warm climate, cockroaches thrive. Attracted to wooden
cribs, they crawl all over infants resting inside, such as those under the care
of Bethany Christian Services. Bethany's John VanValkenberg explains a solution
really is a need for metal cribs rather than wood so that cockroaches don't have a
place to stay and live near babies," he says.
provides metal cribs for infants in Haiti through their gift catalog. After a
successful run last year, Bethany is providing another chance to show Christ's
compassion to orphans and families worldwide.
explains that one advantage of the catalog is people can choose a worldwide need
that's meaningful to them.
example," VanValkenberg states, "if a family adopted from Haiti, they
might be moved to provide a metal crib for an orphan that is still
shows the love and compassion of Christ to needy orphans and families worldwide.
Their Christmas Catalog highlights the most-pressing needs of each
international region. In Ethiopia, Bethany meets both immediate and long-term
are many needs throughout the country, and we have many programs that involve
training, providing resources, providing nutrition."
You can honor a loved one through their gift catalog in a unique way of
celebrating Christmas. By meeting a special international or local need, you
can help Bethany demonstrate the love and compassion of Christ. Click here to
view the catalog.