Joining the Bucket Brigade

November 21, 2016By Zoey WilsonAdvocate Stories 3 Comments

Leigh Sides, an advocate from Flower Mound, Texas, wanted to know, “How can I be useful?” She asked God, “Whatever it is you want me to do, I want it to count.” A month later, she received an email from World Vision’s Advocacy team asking her to sign up for an in-district meeting with her … Read More

Dedicated Advocacy

June 2, 2016By Zoey WilsonAdvocate Stories No Comments

Edward and Beth Minton are a couple from North Carolina who have sponsored a child in Romania for 8 years, give to help women’s protection, and advocate for the needs of the poor around the world. They first dipped their toes into advocacy by calling their representatives to “support a clean water act and promote … Read More

An Advocate’s Influence

May 27, 2016By Zoey WilsonAdvocate Stories 1 Comment

A few weeks ago, advocate Ruthi Hoffman Hanchett joined our conference call and shared about her use of social media to mobilize her personal network for advocacy. Now, she shares her advocate story. Ruthi Hoffman Hanchett is a World Vision advocate from California, who has had a strong desire to help those in need from … Read More

To D.C. and Back

May 14, 2014By Guest AuthorAdvocate Stories, Clean Water 1 Comment

By Dave Erickson “Do you mean, like filtered water?” That question came from the bank teller standing in front of me a few days ago. She had asked me if I’d traveled anywhere recently. I told her my wife and I had attended a clean water conference in Washington D.C. I knew she was thinking … Read More