Pure and Helpful to Others: Why Rose Mary Skinner Volunteers

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

With her Hispanic heritage, Rose Mary Skinner is passionate about helping those in Acambay region of central Mexico in the community of La Rincon, to be independent and successful. When she heard about the ASEA® Advancing Life Foundation’s first expedition to Mexico, she was excited to be working side –by side with locals to improve their lives. The foundation hosts service expeditions every year to aid those in need. Rose Mary has been to both Mexico and Ecuador to aid […]

New Police Dog Tor Is Ready to Fight Human Trafficking

Posted Posted in Rescue

Funds raised by Advancing Life Foundation donors have helped train another amazing police dog to assist the Derry Township Police Department. The newest Advancing Life dog-trainee, Tor, is a beautiful black Labrador retriever who is eager to get to work and help his partners out in the field.  Top Training for a Top Dog Thanks to a partnership with Operation Underground Railroad and the Jordan Detection K9 Unit, the ICAC team’s efforts in Hershey, Pennsylvania, will be better equipped to track down all evidence needed to convict perpetrators […]

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 […]

Advancing Life Foundation Service Volunteers In Ecuador

The Danish Volunteer Who Never Misses A Service Expedition

Posted Posted in Stories

Just three months after starting her business with ASEA in 2016, Janne Harild decided to join a service expedition with the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation to aid families in Mexico. Janne lives in Denmark and realizes how fortunate she is to have been born into a prosperous and peaceful country where citizens have all that they need, including free education, health care, and a robust social network.

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 […]