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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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Let the Redeemed Tell Their Story

25-years ago, Todd and I were quietly preparing for a move to Mexico. We weren’t telling many people, afraid they would talk us out of it. We were young, naïve, and underprepared. There was a general feeling we were in-over-our-heads, and routinely we were caught off guard by an unexpected setback or blessing. That sense… Read more


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To Stay in the Fight

“Stay in the Fight” has been the cry of Back2Back staff since the global pandemic began. From virtual tutoring lessons, to food and hygiene pack deliveries, staff teams around the world have stepped up in innovative ways, providing ongoing holistic care for every child.  In addition to the pandemic, Haiti has been under great duress-… Read more


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An Exciting Haiti Announcement

Back2Back Haiti recently made an exciting announcement! Jimmy Francois, long-time staff member with Back2Back, was named the Site Director! Jimmy’s longevity with the organization and the dedication with which he has served the vulnerable child in Haiti made him a natural choice. Recently, Jimmy shared his feelings about accepting this new role. “Thank you for… Read more


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It Began with a Question

Ours starts similarly to how any conversation between two strangers begins. What’s your name? How old are you? What’s your favorite color? The only difference – I am in a foreign land, sweating profusely, and I am thinking of questions to interest a 13-year old boy.   That was five years ago on my first trip to India,… Read more


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A Fond Farewell

If you have traveled to Haiti in the last eight years, you have had the privilege of meeting the Fudge family. They faithfully served the children of Haiti and worked alongside national staff, growing the site into what it is today.  At the end of February, the Haiti staff and children gave a celebratory send-off… Read more


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Stories from the Field

Shalom – A Staff Team Retreat Staff retreats are one way Back2Back staff take time to intentionally gather for community, to grow spiritually, and to refresh themselves physically, emotionally, and socially. A retreat was planned for the Haiti staff in the fall of 2019, but due to in-country turmoil, it had to be postponed. Recently, Staff… Read more




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4 Questions with Carly Glista

My name is Carly Glista. I live in Cincinnati, Ohio, and my role is Strategic Partnerships, with a focus on emerging generations! I have been on staff with Back2Back for five years. Why did you join Back2Back? Like all great stories begin, when I was 12-years old, I was watching Oprah with my mom. She… Read more



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