We’re celebrating ten years of family!

Our 2019 Gala is over, but there’s still an opportunity for you to be involved!

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2020 Tour Schedule

Date City Venue
March 20-23 Nashua, NH Grace Fellowship of Nashua
March 23-26 Lancaster/Lititz PA Hope Grace Church (March 25)
March 26-28 Wooster, OH Wooster Grace Church (March 28, 7pm)
March 29-April 1 Onalaska, WI First Free Church (March 30)
April 2-7 Midland, TX First Presbyterian Church of Midland
April 8-17 Wooster / Ashland, OH Southview Grace Brethren Church
Christian Bible Fellowship: Johnstown (April 12)
Genesis Chapel (April 13)
Wooster Christian School Chapel (April 17)
April 18-23 Warsaw/Winona Lake, IN Lakeland Christian School
Grace College (April 23)
April 24-26 Celina, OH Grand Lake United Methodist Church
April 26 Maumee Valley, OH Maumee Valley Church
April 27-May 4 Mansfield, OH Hilltop Community Church
May 5-10 Walnut Creek, CA Hillside Covenant Church

A brief history of GROW

Grow begins
After meeting with Pastor Ivanildo Trindade, Faa Sumitra visits the United States, where a board of directors is formed, and Grace Refuge Outreach Worldwide (GROW) is born. Read more of Faa's story.
Oct 9, 2009

Early days

Faa returns to Thailand, and together with her sister, Ning, she begins with two children she's already brought into her home. Four more children are added in the coming months.
Nov 2009
God provides a truck
After transporting the kids in a only scooter, God provides a brand new truck for the GROW children. Read more about God's provision with GROW's first truck.
Nov 2010

God provides a house

With a growing ministry and only a small house, God provides GROW with a unique opportunity to rent a large and spacious house in a good location within Chiang Mai -- all for very little cost. Read more about God's provision of a rented house.
Dec 2010
Nine acres in Wiang Pa Pao
With the intention of greatly expanding GROW, a nine-acre property is purchased, and development on the first building begins shortly thereafter.
Jan 2012

A new campus

GROW moves to the newly purchased property, and the first building is dedicated. Initially, there are a total of twelve children under GROW's care.
June 7, 2014
Chiang Rai's first official foster home
GROW becomes the first children's home in the Chiang Rai District to receive new government required Foster Care Home status from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Services.
2017

Celebrating 10 years of family!

WE'VE been a family for ten years, and in the spring of 2020, we'll be sending some of the children from the GROW home to the United States!
Oct 2019

GROW begins (Oct 9, 2009)

After meeting with Pastor Ivanildo Trindade, Faa Sumitra visits the United States, where a board of directors is formed, and Grace Refuge Outreach Worldwide (GROW) is born. Read more of Faa’s story.

 

Early days (Nov 2009)

Faa returns to Thailand, and together with her sister, Ning, she begins with two children she’s already brought into her home. Four more children are added in the coming months.

 

God provides a truck (Nov 2010)

After transporting the kids in a only scooter, God provides a brand new truck for the GROW children. Read more about God’s provision with GROW’s first truck.

 

God provides a house (Dec 2010)

With a growing ministry and only a small house, God provides GROW with a unique opportunity to rent a large and spacious house in a good location within Chiang Mai — all for very little cost. Read more about God’s provision of a rented house.

 

Nine acres in Wiang Pa Pao (Jan 2012)

With the intention of greatly expanding GROW, a nine-acre property is purchased, and development on the first building begins shortly thereafter.

 

A new campus (June 7, 2014)

GROW moves to the newly purchased property, and the first building is dedicated. Initially, there are a total of twelve children under GROW’s care.

 

Chiang Rai’s first official foster home (2017)

GROW becomes the first children’s home in the Chiang Rai District to receive new government required Foster Care Home status from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Services.

 

Celebrating ten years of family!

WE’VE been a family for ten years, and in the spring of 2020, we’ll be sending some of the children from the GROW home to the United States!