100 Runners at Midnight

For the 9th year running, Greg Schultheis and a wonderful team of volunteers held the annual MIDNIGHT CHARITY RUN in Shenzhen, China. 100 runners along with generous sponsors raised a total of RMB239,000 (US$36,000) in support of the work of Captivating in China through the Shenzhen Charity Federation CAPTIVATING Fund.

Check out the photo gallery below and be sure to lock this event in your calendars for October 2018.  To Greg, the organizing team, runners and sponsors – THANK YOU SO MUCH for your generous support. Keep an eye on captivating.org for stories and updates of how your support is making a difference in the lives of children and poor families.

 
CHINA | END POVERTY | VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Yunnan Village Development Project through Zhang’s Eyes

Zhang is 5 years’ old. His father is a project participant of the Captivating/Heifer Village Development Program. When Dad and Mom are both busy during the sugarcane planting and harvesting season, Zhang is left to take care of his grandpa. Zhang loves his grandpa but he feels lonely because his parents have to leave home to...




CHINA | END POVERTY | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

With Brave Wings She Flies

Sanje was born to a poor family. She was not able to go to school but had to ‘grow up’ quickly and take care of her injured father and the daily household chores while her mother had to go out and find some work.

Motso had to finish school in grade 4...




CHINA | EVENTS

Highlights from the 9th Annual CAPTIVATING Charity Auction

Because you care - 

  • 57 girls will receive an education, access to proper nutrition and training and support in their very first job.
  • Over 300 women will receive desperately needed medical exams and health and hygiene education for themselves...


CHINA | EVENTS

Thank you for making the 9th Annual CAPTIVATING Charity Auction a total SUCCESS!

Saturday, October 14 once again saw guests fill the grand ballroom of the Futian Shangri-la, Shenzhen China in support of the Annual Captivating Charity Auction – an event run in partnership with the Shenzhen Charity Federation. The evening was amazing – possibly our best yet.




CHINA | END POVERTY | LEAN, MEAN, VEGGIE MACHINES

Fund a GREENHOUSE and keep kids in school

Life in rural Qinghai is hard. And the grinding poverty is deepest for single moms who are on their own, taking care of their children and often elderly parents as well.




CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | HEALTHY VILLAGE PROGRAM

You can help girls like Pema

Pema and her mother live in desperate poverty in rural Qinghai. And like thousands of other 13-year-old girls just like her, she is at risk of becoming pregnant as a teenager, exposed to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV/AIDS or - even worse - one day, she might simply disappear.