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Please support and donate to help change lives! 

 

 

John Volken Foundation 

 

The John Volken Foundation was established in 2001 by United Furniture Warehouse owner John Volken. In 2004, John sold United Furniture Warehouse and transferred virtually all of his assents in the foundation and devoted his efforts full-time to the Foundation’s charitable programs Lift the Children and the John Volken Academy. John’s humanitarian endeavors reach 7 countries. In 2014, John was honored with the Dalai Lama Humanitarian Award for Changing Lives.

 

John Volken Academy

The John Volken Academy is a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center for young men and women aged 18-34 that goes far beyond other treatment centers. Our residents overcome their addictions, as well as further their education, receive extensive career training, and gain all the tools they need for a happy and successful life of sobriety. There are currently three academies in Vancouver, Canada, Phoenix, Arizona and Seattle, Washington. The program’s affordability is at the heart of its purpose. Other than a relatively small one-time admittance fee, the entire costs of the 2-year+ program is paid for by the John Volken Foundation. This includes the students’ housing, food, job training, education, counseling, and more. Our mission is to be a world leader in providing the most effective and most affordable addiction recovery treatment teaching relevant life and job skills, instilling in each of our students the desire to always be the best that they can be for themselves, for their families, and for their community. Visit www.volken.org for more inforamatoin about the John Volken Academy.

 

Lift The Children

Lift The Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to seeking out the world’s most destitute children and providing them with the necessities, training, and inspiration they need to develop, grow and become self-sufficient. We work in some of the poorest slums in the world to provide aide directly to orphanages caring for their children. 100% of all donations go directly to the orphanages as the John Volken Foundation covers all administrative expenses. Lift The Children is inclusive of all faiths, cultures and nationalities and is committed to feeding, educating and lifting children out of poverty. We are helping support over 10,000 children in more than 80 orphanages. 

Lift the Children also implements long-term self-sustainability programs with the goal of educating the poor out of poverty by teaching generations how to increase food production. The backbone of this strategy is based on the agricultural science of permaculture, which mimics natural eco systems to produce more food using fewer resources. Learn more by visiting www.liftthechildren.org.

 

100% of all funds raised by Team Volken will directly support the John Volken Academy and Lift the Children.

To learn more visit www.volken.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter at:

https://www.facebook.com/VolkenAcademy

https://twitter.com/VolkenAcademy

 

 

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  • Hillary, Gavin, Cole, Annessa Kemp

    $25

  • Rick and Susan Schankel

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Jerry and Amy Martin

     

  • Jim and Barbara Schankel

    $30

  • Kent & Deborah Bowman

    $50

  • Steve and Rachel Gray

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Donor Comments

Dee and Jan Talbot

Dee and Jan Talbot

3 years ago

The Regans

The Regans

Good luck Dave! 3 years ago

Steve and Rachel Gray

Steve and Rachel Gray

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Kent & Deborah Bowman

Kent & Deborah Bowman

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Jim and Barbara Schankel

Jim and Barbara Schankel

DONATION: $30

Have a good run! Very proud of you. Love Jim and Barbara 3 years ago

Jerry and Amy Martin

Jerry and Amy Martin

Love you brother! Matthew 19:26 – Jesus beheld the, said unto them, With men this is possible; but with God all things are possible. Put one foot in front of the other And soon you'll be walking 'cross the floor Put one foot in front of the other And soon you'll be walking out the door You never will get where you're going If you never get up on your feet Come on, there's a good tail wind blowing A fast walking man is hard to beat If you want to change your direction If your time of life is at hand Well don't be the rule, be the exception A good way to start is to stand If I want to change the reflection You see in the mirror each morn To vote for a chance to be reborn You put one foot in front of the other 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Rick and Susan Schankel

Rick and Susan Schankel

DONATION: $100

David, we love you and what you are doing. We support you completely and think about, talk about, and pray for you often. We look forward to seeing you in conjunction with this event. Love Mom and Rick 3 years ago

Hillary, Gavin, Cole, Annessa Kemp

Hillary, Gavin, Cole, Annessa Kemp

DONATION: $25

I love you and am so proud of everything you're accomplishing! Since the day I met you, I've known how incredible of a man you are. I am so happy you're beginning to see how truly amazing you are! I know that you're meant to touch so many people's lives because of the way you have impacted mine in such a positive way. I love you so much and the babes and I will support you through anything! We love you. 3 years ago