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Be inspired by stories of reckless faith from around the world. These stories encourage us to keep going, to never give up, until every child is known and loved.
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To Get Back Up Again

Kate* clocked out at the health food stand she’s long worked at and heads in the direction of home. She smiles to herself, considering all she’s accomplished and how far she had to come to do it.  She arrives at her home, the Back2Back Transitioning to Independence Program house, and settles in for the evening… Read more


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Standing Out Among His Peers

Oliver* put a thumbs up in the air with one hand and held his certificate of completion in the other. He completed elementary school and was so excited to share the achievement with this entire family. He was also honored for his high achievements throughout the school year and is now looking toward his next… Read more



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One Step Closer

Delilah* was reflecting on her time following a trip to Tourism Congress. It is a time for students to attend forums where they learn about the tourism industry, and then spend a day within the industry working. Delilah’s role was to be a support for her peers, and she realized very quickly it wasn’t a… Read more


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Beating to His Own Drum

Earlier this year, Rohan* taught himself how to play guitar using YouTube videos. He expressed a passion for learning to play musical instruments and he set out to accomplish this goal. He learned quickly and started leading times of worship for the children and staff on campus. Their excitement for his talent pushed him to… Read more


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Lessons in Virtue

The trauma-informed school in India is flourishing. It currently provides educational care to 240 children from the campus and surrounding villages. New Back2Back India Director, Goldie Karnati, is already dreaming up ways to better connect with the families of each student and ways to grow the preschool program as well. An initiative that has taken… Read more


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The Impact of Investment

Back2Back’s sponsorship program allows connections between safe adults and vulnerable populations around the world. Each month, the generous giving allows children, teens, and families to receive access to food, educational opportunities, new experiences, therapies, and Biblical principles. The holistic care for every child allows them to break cycles of poverty and trauma and equips them… Read more


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Forming Relationship, Finding Healing

Across the world, Back2Back staff have faithfully shown up and served vulnerable children for the last 25+ years. As the ministry grows, expanding its reach, depth, and breadth, families have become a top priority at many of the sites. Back2Back longs to see children in loving, safe homes, whether with their biological families or placed… Read more


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To Play with Purpose

In 2021, Back2Back Co-Executive Directors, Todd and Beth Guckenberger, wanted to empower field staff around the world toward innovation on the front lines. They wanted to encourage teams to use generously-given funds for specific projects that would benefit the children and families served. The project was coined Dolphin Tank after the well-known Shark Tank. Staff… Read more



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