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Christel House - how it started

After an emotional visit to an orphanage in Mexico, Christel DeHaan found a new mission in her life. "I know what we are going to do," she told her friend and co-worker, Cheryl Wendling, who recalls the moment. "And right then and there she started laying out the elements of the Christel House model!"

We're celebrating 25 years of transforming lives! We invite you to make a gift as we significantly increase the number of children served in existing and new countries!


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