Supporting Surging Food Needs in Southeast Asia and Central America

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue

For the past six months, the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has worked with Global Foodbanking Network to help feed families in Southeast Asia and Central America. These needs have grown exponentially during the pandemic. Thankfully, many local organizations have stepped up and banded together to meet the rising needs. We are grateful for their efforts […]

Culinary Certification Course Now Offered at Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty

A year after the first certificate courses started at the Inta-Kara Advancing Life Center, students are now getting ready for a new culinary vocational course. Providing new opportunities and expanding the skills of folks looking to earn more money for their families, the two-month culinary class allows students to learn good manufacturing practices (GMP) for […]

More Families Benefit From TECHO Rain-Harvesting Systems in Mexico

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty, Stories

After announcing our newest partnership with TECHO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting extreme poverty in Latin America, operations continue to benefit those in need. The rainy season in Mexico starts in February and runs to August, so the timing of new rain-harvesting installations will be exceptionally helpful to many families’ health and well-being. Many […]

Spotlighting Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Posted Posted in Rescue, Stories

Since January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we are happy to provide an update on the progress being made through the ASEA® Advancing Life Foundation’s partnership with Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). O.U.R. recently reported on the new Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) center in Ukraine. The project began in 2020 and has […]

How One Woman’s Donation Turned Into a Family Fundraiser for People in Cambodia

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

It was the recent flood crisis in Cambodia that inspired Veronica Huebsch this holiday season. She had to do something to help out. She had already been donating a portion of her paycheck to the Advancing Life Foundation for over three years, a program in which many corporate ASEA employees participate. This year, however, she vowed to personally donate […]

Expeditioners Hugh & Anne Jenings Saw a Great Need to Serve & Decided to Do Something About It

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ASEA Platinum Executives Hugh and Anne Jenings knew firsthand the effects of poverty and the need to do something about it because they had lived in Mexico, El Salvador, and Panama for years before joining the Advancing Life Foundation for its first service expedition. “We witnessed poverty on an up-close-and-personal-basis so when we heard about […]

Inside the Training of the Newest ALF Sponsored Police Dog, Jab the Lab

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Funds raised by Advancing Life Foundation donors will soon be credited with training another amazing police dog to help in Operation Underground Railroad’s efforts to track down the evidence needed to convict perpetrators of human trafficking and keep them from harming children. Meet Jab, the Golden Retriever Advancing Life’s newest dog-trainee is a beautiful and […]

Volunteer Paul Taira Says Advancing Life Foundation Makes a Big Impact Through Relief Efforts

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Veteran Advancing Life volunteer and expeditioner Paul Taira has joined every expedition since the opportunity first arose. When he started his ASEA business, Advancing Life’s charitable efforts were already in his plans. He had heard before of other companies pledging service through nonprofit organizations, but it wasn’t until he joined ASEA that he witnessed a […]