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DONOR OFFERS MATCHING GIFT TO CELEBRATE CHRISTEL HOUSE 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

In 1998 the first Christel House learning center opened to transform the lives of impoverished children and break the cycle of poverty. In honor of the 20th anniversary and to encourage supporters to embrace automatic monthly donations, an anonymous donor is offering to match new monthly gifts up to a total of $75,000 according to Barbara “Bobbi” Bosch, Vice President of Marketing and Development, Christel House International. “This year Christel House is celebrating 20 years of making the impossible possible,” Says Bosch. “This generous matching gift is a wonderful way for supporters to double their gifts.” The match will be available until April 15.

Donations can be made to Christel House at www.christelhouse.org/donate.          

About Christel House International

The mission of Christel House is to transform the lives of impoverished children around the world—breaking the cycle of poverty and building self-sufficient, contributing members of society. A focus on academic excellence through a robust K–12 curriculum is combined with a strong character development program to give students the skills and competencies necessary to compete successfully in complex 21st Century society.

Much more than a school, Christel House was established in 1998 by Founder and CEO Christel DeHaan, and currently serves over 4,550 impoverished students through eight learning centers—located in India, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S.A. Christel House students maintain a 98% graduation exam pass rate, and the majority of its graduates go on to pursue higher education. They become productive citizens, and many secure employment with top multinational corporations. Christel House graduates are confident, hardworking, responsible and ethical, with a passion for giving back to their communities and caring for their families.

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