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


You just delivered

A Year’s Worth of Love!


I told you in March about the serious need at Grozovo...


200 people with psycho-neurological disabilities at a “boarding school” there...

in urgent need of personal care products ... household products for cleaning, bathing, washing dishes ... basic hygiene items.


The generosity of caring friends like you enabled us to fund this need the very day our “Response of the Heart” team told us about the need!

A year’s worth of soap, toilet paper, and plenty more.



Now, the supplies have arrived!

The boarding school staff sent these photos — with joy and gratitude!


You also funded outdoor sports equipment that will greatly help the residents with their therapy.

Our beloved photographer Oleg will visit soon and send photos of the equipment in action!


Thank you to all who give so generously and faithfully to New Thing.

You’re making life better for lots of people!


More adventures to come!


Thanks for journeying with us!


Much love,

Doug Brendel


To give online — click here

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

Thanks again!