Patch Our Planet at the White House sharing on an International Adoption Panel for National Adoption Month

Pictured above from left to right: Michael Wear (Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships), Kathleen Strottman (Exec. Director of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, Ambassador Susan Jacobs (State Department), Steve Gillis (Patch Our Planet), Robert Clay (Deputy Administrator U.S. Aid), & Carolyn Twietmeyer (Project […]

POP Needs List: Patch Our Planet solely operates off of generous donations from individuals, churches and businesses.  We are a tax exempt 501c3 non profit.  Thank you!  We need you to accomplish some big goals! 1. Prayer support.  I know it sometimes sounds like a setup to “asking for money”, but it’s a real request.   […]

Imagine a life without a smile – The Miracle of Cleft Palate surgery

This blog is kind of a personal shout out to Operation Smile and the 20 years they have been repairing kids’ cleft palates all around the world.  As the father of a child with cleft palate, it is deeply personal to see how a life without a smile can be fixed in just 45 minutes.  […]