welcome to our adventure.
This is our story. It has been one amazing adventure and we know it has barely gotten started. We are confident that as we allow God to write our story, the best is yet to come.
This is only the beginning.
Like all of life, in the midst of meals, homework, changing diapers, and soccer games, there are highlights. Here are a few of ours. The are too many amazing moments and incredible people to even count. Through the years of teams, banquets, relationships, events, sponsors joining the family, board members coming and going, we can say we are confident that God is faithful.
Don’t make the mistake of thinking these even begin to tell of how faithful God has been and how generosity can change the world. We have a story because people have been generous. Churches, families, and individuals are why this story is only the beginning.
A team from Powerhouse Church, in Wyckoff, New Jersey, spends a week in Haiti with Pastor Roger Wilson and Gladys Charles. Pastor Wilson shares with the team about his desire to open a home for the displaced children of Haiti.
March 28, 2011
With only the vision of Wings of Refuge Children’s Home, our first banquet launches the beginning of the Home.
May 21, 2011
Wings of Refuge Children’s Home opens its doors in a temporary rented home with eight children.
Wings of Refuge Children’s Home has grown to include 19 children and is quickly outgrowing the rented home.
November 9, 2011
Two month old Darvensley makes his appearance and joins the Wings of Refuge Family. The Home is filled to maximum capacity. We pray about where God is leading us.
Powerhouse Church (in Wyckoff, New Jersey) and a few others give generously towards the building of a new home. Construction begins almost immediately!
June 14, 2012
Wings of Refuge, Inc., officially becomes a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
December 26, 2012
The first level of the new Home is complete! The Wings of Refuge family makes the big move the day after Christmas.
Our Haiti Connections Director, Alexa DeMiglio moves to Haiti to support the Home as well as provide better connection between the Home and WOR, Inc.
Just in time to begin school, the Wings of Refuge Family grows by 12 children.
Emmanual and Melissa join the family, bringing the number to 34 children.