Lemonade International Blog

Tag: Advocate

Haircuts and Coffee for La Limonada

At Lemonade International, we believe in the power of relationship. This is perhaps seen most clearly in the academies, where teachers and psychologists build relationships of trust with the children in their care – children whose life experiences have given them lots of reasons to distrust others. But relationships are also what make our supporters […]

Scott Charles’ Lemonade Stand: #RunForLemonade

Scott Charles, a super-advocate and long-time child sponsor, challenged his friends and family to support his online Lemonade Stand, ‪#‎RunForLemonade,‬ and blew his financial goal out of the water! Today he shares about how God has wired him to run, accomplish hard things, and find creative ways to love the children of La Limonada. We […]

For Me, This Is Only The Beginning [Guest Post]

Today’s guest post is written by Ashley Johnson, a child sponsor, member of partner church Rivers Crossing Community Church, service learning group member, and advocate for the people of La Limonada. – I have felt a call from God for a while now to empower the marginalized; to help give them the tools they need […]

Spread the Word This Christmas

Give Christmas is an opportunity to come together to work for the peace on earth that Jesus came to bring – starting with La Limonada, a community dominated by deep poverty, gang culture, and violence. Our goal is to raise $80,000 this Christmas. These essential funds represent practical gifts that equip the children, youth, and […]

Eat Like a Guatemalan – Mirna’s Recipe for Salsa Verde

Earlier this year, we shared a recipe for the traditional Guatemalan dish, Pepián de Pollo, which is enjoyed by our service learning groups during their stay at the Lemonade House. Those who come to serve, learn, and build relationships in the impoverished community of La Limonada also have the opportunity to taste the unique flavors […]

Lent for La Limonada [Guest Post]

Today’s guest post is written by Lindsay Stevenson, a faithful child sponsor and supporter of Lemonade International. She and her husband Luke have visited La Limonda with their church, Ekklesia in Raleigh, North Carolina. She blogs regularly at Little House Big World. If you’re a parent, you likely find yourself in the thick of daily […]

Photo of the Week

Yoli Prado facilitates scholarships so youth in La Limonada can receive a quality education from seventh grade to graduation. Education is giving hope! (Photo by Rebecca Gant)

Eat Like a Guatemalan – Mirna’s Recipe for Traditional Pepián de Pollo

When service learning groups visit Guatemala, they stay in the Lemonade House where Mirna prepares traditional meals each evening. While there is great need in Guatemala, there is also incredible beauty, with warm and deeply hospitable people! Tasting authentic Guatemalan dishes can be an important part of learning, participating, and appreciating this delightful culture. The […]

Join us with an #Unselfie this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is an emerging global movement that provides an alternative to simply being swallowed up in our desires for more and more stuff—a very real temptation this time of year. It’s a way of celebrating the great tradition of generosity, while letting your friends and family know how they too can give. In the […]

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