You Can Help Uniting Distant Stars “Pass It On”

You are champions of our cause as Classroom Heros and Star Supporters for our ambitious youth in Liberia. Your dedication and continuous support provide these young people with the right stuff to succeed. We are excited to share this video initiated by one of youth volunteers–Gabrielle Shamblott (left), a senior high school student in Minnesota, who reached out to some of you for individual[…]

Our Thanks to You Goes Beyond the Stars!

As we celebrate YOU, our Classroom Hero & Star Supporter, we want to express our heartfelt and sincerest gratitude for investing in our youth in Liberia. Did you know this is a co-investment? Our students paid a $75 registration fee to enroll in our tuition-free courses. This fee covers their uniforms, ID cards, and basic learning materials such as course hand-outs.[…]

Your Generous Gift At Work

Your compassionate giving opens doors for young Liberians who need support in furthering their educational goals. You have shared our journey of empowering Liberian Youth (children, teenagers, and young adults) in Liberia with educational resources (scholarships, school supply drives, etc), leadership development (youth virtual exchanges and workshops) and vocational training courses in the fields needed in[…]

A Gather of the Stars – Be Inspired

Thank you for attending our first house party “A Gathering of the Stars” on September 18th, 2017! You raised $475 for our Become a Classroom Hero campaign from this stellar event, which featured delicious food, great networking, and being inspired to support Liberian youth. We all appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedules to meet our fabulous board and to[…]

Become a Classroom Hero

DONATE NOW!        GOAL: $7,200     RAISED: $202  Here is YOUR chance to change the world– Become a Classroom Hero for Liberian Youth Today! Are you ready to support the aspirations of young Liberians and help them achieve their goals? Then this is your chance to Become a Classroom Hero for Liberian Youth attending our[…]

My Thank You Letter

In response to a recent donation I made to UDS, I received an email with a scanned image of a letter written to me from one of the recipients of my donation: Jeremy S. Poguah.Here’s what Jeremy wrote to me: “Hi Miss Anna Bertch, I greet you with God love. I write to express my[…]

Uniting Distant Stars Gives You Thanks!

Dear Star Supporter: Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. and we want to extend our heartfelt Thanks to you! Your generous support put smiles on countless Liberian children and youth through our Backpacks for Peace training, Nobel Peace Prize Youth Forum Google Hangout, school supply distribution, learning center opening and so much more. Our Liberian[…]

Miracles Do Happen

Life is a daily flow of learning. Any moment provides an opportunity to instill knowledge and wisdom. This stream of insight is often blocked when facing challenging or difficult situations. These experiences teach the art of courage and humility to relinquish control and detach from outcomes. This simple act of letting go is when Miracles[…]

Reflection

January has been busy preparing for yet another exciting year. As we look ahead to our plans for 2014, we also reflect back on what we accomplished since our beginnings in 2012. It was reassuring to see that our humble organization is making progress that is small-small (an expression used in Liberia). This post highlights[…]