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Sterling Park Book Drive a Success!

On June 10th volunteers from Open Arms-Sterling Park, gathered at our local partner church, Sterling Park Baptist (, to sort through the 2,000+ books that were donated in our first Sully Elementary Book Drive. We had a good time dividing books by reading level and even reminiscing over some old classics that had been donated.  On the 13th we delivered the books to the

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Swimmers in Action – Learn to Swim

Despite living in tropical climates and near many rivers and lakes, many children who live in impoverished neighborhoods of the developing world do not know how to swim. Opening Doors Swimming is an elite sport in most third world countries but through Open Arms “Swimmers in Action – Learn to Swim” Programs, children at risk in Brazil have the opportunity to learn this important

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