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What a week! We have raised over $40,000 and extended our goal to $45,000!! Help us cross the new finish line and support lifesaving work in Lesotho!!
On Monday, October 19th, TTLF is launching a weeklong virtual fundraiser to help combat the dual challenge of COVID-19 and the severe drought currently threatening the babies we serve.
Daily Giving Opportunities
Monday, October 19th – Tote Bag Day
Tuesday, October 20th – Basotho Blanket Day
Wednesday, October 21st – Match Day (Double your donation up to $15,000!)
Thursday, October 22nd – Social Media Day
Friday, October 23rd, 11:00 AM ET – Coffee Break with TTLF for a virtual tour of the safe home!
Watch the Safehome Tour and Interview with M’e Nthabeleng
Without in-person fundraising events this year, we’ve moved online and this is our big fall push. We need to raise $45,000 by Friday, and we need your help! Each day we will send out an email with the details on donating. Stay tuned for how you can get a TTL tote bag or a Basotho blanket. Finally, we will finish the week with a live virtual tour of the Mokhotlong Safe Home and a discussion with Managing Director M’e Nthabeleng Lephoto and TTLF Executive Director Ellen Block on Friday, October 23rd. Don’t miss it!
Thank you for your continued support of TTL. Your help is needed now more than ever to ensure we can continue to save lives, one child at a time.
Ellen is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, where she conducts research on HIV/AIDS and orphan care practices in Lesotho, and elder care in Ghana. Her book Infected Kin:Orphan Care and AIDS in Lesotho (written with Will McGrath, her husband, and creative non-fiction writer) is based on the research she has conducted in Lesotho since 2007. She has served as advisor to undergraduate students who wish to do field research at TTL, and has been on the Board since 2015. She took over the position of Executive Director in 2019.