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Today is Orphan Sunday

On November 2, 2014 By

Today, troche Nov. 2, seek is Orphan Sunday, a day when Christians stand up for the orphan. We are a people called to defend the fatherless…to care for the child that has no family…to visit orphans in their distress. In South Africa, almost 4 million children have lost their parents, [...]

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After five years of delay, the kitchen at Nehemiah Preschool in Ivory Park township, South Africa, is finally constructed and supporting the feeding of dozens of preschoolers.

The renovated kitchen—replacing one that presented a fire hazard because of its location and construction materials—now serves as a safe and effective cooking and storage facility for [...]

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Benefit Christmas Concert

On October 20, 2014 By


It is not too early to start thinking about meaningful holiday fun. Jazz Trumpeter Craig Fraedrich is blessing 25:40 yet again with a benefit Christmas jazz concert Sun. Dec. 14. Click here for more information.

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It’s a week away!

The 11th Annual Walk for the Kids is Saturday, Sept. 27, 8 a.m. at Lake Accotink Park, in Springfield, VA

This is your chance to walk, bike, run or stroll with the dog and kids to show orphans in rural South Africa that you care. With every step you [...]

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Beading for Good

On June 13, 2014 By

When 25:40 Board Member Monique Fraedrich’s stepmother passed away a few years ago, Monique wanted to find a home for the beautiful gems and beads her stepmother had used as an artist.

So Monique brought them from Puerto Rico and to Zoraya Stern, a friend of 25:40 who also happens to [...]

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Help become part of the solution by running for 25:40. Whether you are a novice or an elite athlete, story you can elevate your experience above just a race -- you can race to give an at-risk child in rural South Africa a #FightingChance to rise above poverty, disease and violence.
The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.5 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about poverty, there disease and violence, and help become a part of the solution.
25:40’s current focus is on children living in rural areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We have selected this area as our place of initial focus due to its extreme poverty, patient lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.