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Eggs for Sofia

In July, the first egg delivery of the “Yolk for All” program was made. A local charity delivered 4 liters of milk, two dozen eggs, and an extra special treat of a package of cookies to children from Roble Unión. The delivery was a success, benefiting more than 300 families to improve the nutrition of […]

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Meet Rolsy

Rolsy is an elementary-aged girl in Merída who was born with spina bifida. Her local community raised funds for her surgical repair, wheelchair, and splints. Instead of being bedbound, Rolsy is learning to walk! You can see from her big smile that she is thriving, thanks to her community’s outpouring of love and support. But […]

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Meet Didier

Two-year-old Didier is currently hospitalized in Mérida. A devastating fire destroyed his home, and his father perished while saving Didier and his brother Jesús David. Didier is alone in the hospital – his three-year-old brother has burns over his entire body and was transferred to a hospital in Mexico City with a burn unit. His […]

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Jesús David

Three-year-old Jesús is in a hospital in Mexico City with burns over his entire body. His father lost his life getting Jesús out of the burning shanty home. Jesús is from Mérida, 600 miles away. You can read more in our Stories of Hope.  Your donations will help his mother travel to be with him. […]

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Meet Alonso

Meet Alonso. Alonso is ten years old and is one of many children in Mérida who needs your help to get the asthma medication he so desperately needs. His family lives in extreme poverty and cannot afford the monthly expense. For $40/month, you can provide her asthma medication. You can learn more about asthma in […]

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Meet Maria

Meet Maria. Five-year-old Maria is one of many children in Mérida who needs your help to get the asthma medication she so desperately needs. Her family lives in extreme poverty and cannot afford the monthly expense. For $40/month, you can provide her asthma medication. You can learn more about asthma in our Stories of Hope.

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Meet Emma

Meet Emma. Emma is a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Mexico with an enlarged liver, probably caused by liver cancer. During the first week of March, her first two liver biopsies were performed. After the biopsies, she received eight chemotherapy treatments. Your donations to the PHF medical fund provided lifesaving medical care for Emma. After the first […]

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Meet Matías

Matías has a genetic disorder, Treacher Collins syndrome.  Dr. Fajardo, the only specialist in Mexico trained to complete the necessary complex surgery, evaluated Matías. Timing for this life-saving reconstructive surgery is crucial. Matías is ready for the surgery and passed his initial physical evaluation. Our partners, Red de Ciudadanos de Mérida, worked tirelessly in the […]

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Meet Rosalía

Ten-year-old Rosalía was heartbreakingly diagnosed with a brain tumor, the same type as the tumor that took the life of her older sister, Fátima just last year. Rosalía started chemotherapy in February, but the first type was not successful. She now needs a more powerful chemotherapy medication, but the cost is far out of the […]

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Meet YiMan

YiMan is eight years old and deeply loved by his family. He also has autism which makes learning hard for him. Recently, a new therapy center for kids with autism opened in his county. But the cost of his therapy is almost ALL of their family income. You can help YiMan and others like him! […]

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Meet Wendy

Wendy lived at the Philip Hayden Foundation for most of her teenage years. While she was there, she learned independent living skills and job skills. Through her own initiative, Wendy traveled solo to her home province to complete the paperwork for a disabled person’s ID. You can help other young men and women like Wendy […]

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Meet Olivia

Olivia was born with a disability and lives in an orphanage in rural Asia. With the disruption due to Covid, diapers and formula are more expensive than ever. The costs are rising, but the reimbursement rate for each child is not. You can help provide formula and diapers for Olivia and others like her.

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Meet Mikey

This photo is of Simeon because we can’t share a photo of Mikey, which protects Mikey’s privacy. Not every child is happy on haircut day, but some do! It’s a necessary part of life, and when caregivers provide haircuts, the funds can be used to meet other needs. Mikey’s orphanage is working hard to stretch […]

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Meet Lia

Lia and her family live in a rural area in China. Lia was born far too early – weighing a mere two pounds. Her family could not afford medical care, but a caring local nurse was able to raise the funds needed to save Lia’s life. Lia is now a year old and faces a […]

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Meet HengHeng

HengHeng is three years old, and his smile lights up his entire face. His Mama is smiling now too! HengHeng has autism, and his family struggled to meet his needs. They even considered giving him up for adoption so that his needs could be met – and he would have a brighter future. Thankfully, PHF […]

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Meet Elijah

Elijah is one of many orphans and unsupported children with cerebral palsy (CP) in this rural community in China. Elijah is now receiving therapy three times a week to improve his strength and mobility. But Elijah also attends the Montessori preschool, thanks to generous donors. There he is learning basic arithmetic and reading. He also […]

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Meet Eduardo

Eduardo and his family live just outside the city of Mérida on the Yucatán peninsula. Like many of their neighbors, their house has a dirt floor and no running water. Many days there is not enough to eat. But Eduardo is happy that his family is together – because to him, family is everything. Eduardo […]

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Anthony

This sweet boy with the mischievous smile was born in August 2014 – you may remember him from being a part of our Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village (SFCV) family! He was born with myelomeningocele/hydrocephalus, and underwent a mass reduction operation in March 2015, then a VP shunt placement in April 2015 and a hernia repair in May […]

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Graham

Like every child, Graham has a strong desire to understand and be understood by the people around him. But he has significant hearing loss and at the age of 5, did not speak. Then contributions by PHF supporters helped change his life at the age of five. Graham was fitted for a hearing aid, and when he […]

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