Grandpas Can - Follow Arvid Loewen's Ride



I live in Winnipeg, MB. I am 59 years old and have been married to Ruth for 34 fantastic years. We have three married children and nine grandsons. I am a director with www.mcfcf.org. I am also an ultra-marathon cyclist with a passion and purpose. About 10 years ago I prayed a prayer that went something like this: “God, you have blessed me with an ability to ride my bike long distances. I want to use it to honor and glorify you. I will do my best and You do the rest.” God has not let me down. It has been quite a ride. My vision is to be a voice for orphaned and abandoned children rescued by Mully Children’s Family, a street children’s rescue mission in Kenya, Africa. I refuse to accept the common notion that the little bit I can do does not matter in the big picture. God has given me a compassionate love for children I will never even meet.

WHO WE
ARE


We are a faith-based humanitarian relief and development organization, responding to humanitarian crisis with both short-term 'emergency response' and long-term 'development projects'. We are committed to giving tangible hope and support to others through food and water, rescue and care, and health and education. We strive to make aggressive long-term investments into areas that affect the most vulnerable people groups, enabling them to escape the most extreme of circumstances, and equipping them to provide for their own needs longer-term. Since 1982, we have partnered with more than 60 on-site, local NGOs to provide over $36 million in aid and emergency relief around the globe.


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• We value the ultimate expression of love in the person of Jesus Christ.
• We value all people & we believe that all people are of value.
• We value tangible expressions of hope.
• We value thinking globally and acting locally.
• We value sustainable impact and empowering others.
• We value stewardship.

COMMITMENT
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