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How I spent my Valentine's Day

I arrived in Cebu four days ago for a two week visit with our girls and staff. The floodgates of emotion and joy opened with my first step onto campus. Can you say banana grove?! Here's the deal. When I was here just six months ago, we didn't…
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Bone-tired and Soul-FULL

Perhaps I've had one too many elementary school Halloween parties in the last week, but the phrase "Bone-tired and Soul-full" is what has been coming to my mind since returning from Dallas last week. It was such an amazing and reinvigorating…
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Mika's Story

As part of our "Connecting Through Storytelling" series that began last month, we are excited to introduce you to Mika Pham. Mika is a second generation stakeholder with My Refuge House, and she had the opportunity to meet some of our girls…
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HOME

“Home is where we start from, but home is also where we are bound for, the place we always seek" ~ David Steindl-Rast I'm heading home today...after a 14 hour direct flight from Cebu to Los Angeles, I will be with my husband…
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They're Just Children

This blog post was written by Lauren Song, My Refuge House's Director of Development. For more information about Lauren, check out her bio here. ___________________ Last month, I spent a whirlwind 4 days in the Philippines eating all sorts…
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Opening Homes and Blessing Lives

Last month, we opened our third home on our campus at My Refuge House!   It was a joyous occasion, made complete by the presence of Dr. Dale Thompson and his staff from Leadership Worth Following. These wonderful partners donated $60,000…
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Our New Cottage

It's finished! Our second little cottage is finished and ready for 6 more girls to move in! Thanks again to Leadership Worth Following for building this little home. Your gift will be utilized in incredible ways... and serve to give many more…
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Irving Bible Church Pledged Huge Donation to build in 2015!!

Irving Bible Church, one of our biggest and most faithful partners, has pledged to build our multi-purpose building AND half of our 3rd cottage for My Refuge House in 2015! As a celebration for paying off their debt from their own building,…
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Photo Timeline of New Cottage Construction

Thanks to a very generous gifts from our friends at Leadership Worth Following in Irving, Texas, My Refuge House is going to open another new cottage in January 2015! Currently, My Refuge House is composed of one large house and one cottage.…
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Leverage What You Have

By: Kim Jones In October, My Refuge House held its first Fashioned for Freedom Runway Show. All proceeds from this event went to benefit the work we do in the Philippines.  During the months of preparation, as I coordinated the various people…