The 2019 Annual Happy Kids Report

2019 was a monumental year for us. 365 days of hard work, love and passion.
To our donors and team, you made this possible.

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2019 Highlights!

2019 was a year of growth for Happy Kids. We’ve always been dreamers, but this year we were able to make some very important dreams a reality. Here are some highlights! ✨Receiving our 501c3 opened so many doors for our organization. It took our fundraising to a new level and allowed us to develop new […]

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“Sunflower – A Happy Flower”

Experiences are created together. It is with collaboration, creativity and passion that the world becomes beautiful. Steven Kent Winery is a great reminder of this. Our Second Annual Happy Kids Wine has officially been poured, sipped and assessed by Steven Kent Winery Collector’s Circle. The Verdict?! Delicious : ) Get your exclusive bottle here (link […]

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New Boys Home!

We are in an exciting state of expansion and infrastructure growth, here’s a bit of why and how: Since losing 50% of our land where HK original home and nursery is, we’ve had to exist and operate with the same number of children and staff in a far too confined space. (Losing part of our […]

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2019 Junior High School Graduation

Congratulations to our 2019 Junior High School Graduates! This year was our first official JHS Graduation Ceremony! Our management team worked very hard to put on an amazing celebration. The graduates were beaming with pride as they were acknowledged in front of their families and peers for all of their accomplishments. We began our ceremony […]

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We are officially a 501(c)(3) organization !!

We have some very exciting news to share with you! Over a year and a half ago, we embarked on the journey of becoming a 501(c)(3) organization as a public charity. We are SO happy to announce that we have been approved!   Having this important status presents Happy Kids with new, exciting opportunities. Not […]

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Memento Mori $50,000 charity contest!

Our friends at Memento Mori Winery: Hayes Drumwright, Susana Drumwright, Adam Craun, and Adriel Lares held a generous photo challenge where they gave away $50,000 to the charity that best represented their motto, Remember to Live. We are thrilled to announce that Happy Kids Foundation won!! Memento Mori’s generous donation will fund an entire school […]

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Transition Home in Accra!

We are happy to announce that we got the keys to our first transition home in Accra! 🏠 Many of the secondary schools and jobs are located in the busy capital, over 3 hours away from our small village of Wegbe. Over the past few years, we have struggled to find a way to provide housing […]

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“We Are One – One Love”

Happy Kids keeps 200 children educated, 50+ children protected and 30 local staff employed in rural Ghana because of a collective, consistent effort. Our kids are growing up, and so are we. Our family is growing too. Steven Kent + Nancy Castro, you’ve opened your hearts to a mission that is worlds away and joined […]

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Career Talk for our Junior High Students!

As our children get older, we are faced with new challenges – including introducing them to the real world after graduation. Happy Kids helped organize a career talk forum for Junior High Students from three local schools to help them on their path as they begin to consider their future. Our guests included a local […]

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