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May 29 2017

On Memorial Day, honoring a life lost and a dream pursued

Esther McClimans of Jamestown, Pennsylvania, has been an Unbound sponsor for almost 12 years. She’s sponsored Esdras from Guatemala since he was 8 years old, and he’s now 20 years old.

With Esther’s support through sponsorship, Esdras has excelled as a student and is now studying to become a nurse. His choice of profession is especially meaningful to Esther. Her late grandson, Capt. Joshua McClimans, was a nurse with the U.S. Army. He was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2011.

“The fact that Josh is gone but we have this young man that cares about nursing, it made me feel good,” Esther said. “[Nursing] is such a wonderful profession.”

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May 27 2013

CFCA will be closed on Memorial Day

Orchids in Cali, Colombia.

Orchids in Cali, Colombia.

Our Kansas City headquarters will be closed this Monday for Memorial Day.

We would like to take this time to remember and honor the men and women who died in U.S. military service and those who serve and protect.

We take this opportunity to remember sponsors and sponsored friends and their family members who have died.

If you have someone you would like to honor this Memorial Day, please feel free to leave a comment below.

May 26 2012

CFCA will be closed for Memorial Day

Memorial DayOur Kansas City headquarters will be closed this Monday for Memorial Day.

We would like to take this time to remember and honor U.S. soldiers who died in military service.

It is also a time for us to remember all those who have gone before us and blessed us with their wisdom, courage, strength and love.

At CFCA, we hold in prayerful remembrance co-founders Bud Hentzen and Nadine Hentzen Pearce, CFCA preachers Father Stan Kennedy and Father Ned Murphy and our many sponsors, volunteers and other supporters, including Father Gregory Schaffer, who have recently passed away.

We also take this opportunity to remember sponsored members and their families who have died.

If you have someone you would like to honor this Memorial Day, please feel free to leave a comment below.