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A report from Doug Brendel to all who support or follow New Thing in Belarus...


Here comes tons o’ love...

111/2 TONS, to be exact!


For the poor ... for foster families stretched thin ... for children and adults with disabilities...

Look what just arrived!


Thanks to generous friends giving to New Thing, our “Response of the Heart” team in Minsk brings enormous volumes of donated humanitarian aid into Belarus.

This week alone — in a shipment from Germany:


17,000+ lbs. of clothing, shoes, and bedding... mattresses...


1,600+ lbs. of furniture...



Washing machines... fridges...


Baby strollers... walkers... sewing machines...


...and lots more!


A total of 11.5 tons!


It ain’t pretty ... but it’s going to change some people’s lives!


Manager Anatoly and his wife Elena faithfully oversee the aid operation.

Thank you, dear friends!


And thank you to all who give so generously to New Thing.

Your love is making a difference!


Thanks for journeying with us!


More adventures to come!


Much love,

Doug Brendel


(Photos by our beloved friend and photographer Oleg Yarovenko.)


To give online — click here

To send a check by snail mail — New Thing, 403 Linebrook Road, Ipswich MA 01938

Thanks again!