Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Support the Team in Moldova, Be a Bedhead

The Moldova team is well under way distributing beds to orphans. Click here to see photos on FaceBook and keep up with their progress. We are able to provide a clean, comfortable and healthy place for these children to sleep because of the support of our donors and especially our monthly Beadhead donors. Below are rerunning a story from Bedhead, Kristen Jackson. Pray for the team currently in Moldova but more importantly, support these orphans and Be a Bedhead.

My involvement with Sweet Sleep began a few years back when I was looking for a faith-based organization that would provide mosquito nets to children in Africa. And the more I learned about Sweet Sleep's work with orphaned children, the more I wanted to get involved financially. I became a bedhead because I can't think of anything greater to do with my life than to positively impact the lives of others, in Jesus' name.

As an elementary teacher, I work daily with children, some of whom have much, and some of whom have little. My heart is filled with compassion for children when I think of Jesus' command to care for the poor: the orphans and the widows. And I can't imagine not doing my part to carry out Jesus' command. In my eyes, this command isn't optional. It's imperative.

Sweet Sleep is an organization whose sole mission revolves around Jesus' command to care for the poor and to spread the Good News! And I want to help! I feel honored to be involved in spreading the Good News, while fulfilling tangible needs of children around the world. To whom much is given, much is required.... And its a blessing to do my part!

Join me in becoming a bedhead! It's just $30 a month and you can sign up at www.sweetsleep.org/donate. You'll even get a soft, cozy "I Helped An Orphan Sleep Sweetly" t-shirt for signing up! So join me in helping provide these beds, life-saving mosquito
nets, and Bibles to orphans through Sweet Sleep!

Kristen Jackson teaches elementary school in the Pulaski County Special School District. She is married to Jeremy Jackson, a firefighter with the Little Rock Fire Department. Kristen and Jeremy live in Little Rock, Arkansas and have one 7-month-old son, Logan.

1 comment:

  1. Gloria Jones4:57 PM

    What a coincidence to read your post. I was a teacher in PCSSD for many years, teaching at Warren Dupree Elem in Jacksonville. Now I live in Nashville and have been involved in several SS mission trips.
    Gloria Jones