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February on the Floor

Updated: Apr 28, 2022

We’re partnering with Stand by Me to provide beds for kids in the communities near Open Arms Village in Kenya and the Denisa Care Center in Romania. Many of them still sleep on the cold floor every night, including some kids that attend Open Arms Academy!

We believe that every child deserves a good night's sleep, so we're partnering with Stand by Me for February on the Floor. And we’re inviting you to join us!

February on the Floor is a fundraising event that aims to bring a huge change to our kids' living conditions and provide them with a bed. Sign up to sleep on the floor and receive your personalized fundraising page and fundraising guide. You can learn more and sign up by clicking here:

“I’m so excited to have an opportunity to work with our new partner Stand By Me to bless kids in the communities we are serving here in Kenya and now Romania!

Join me in a few uncomfortable nights to make sure kids can experience a sweet night’s sleep."

~ Co-founder, Rachel Gallagher

If you would like to help but don't want to sleep on the floor, you can donate by clicking here and your gift will provide a good night's sleep to a child in Kenya or Romania. 

$5.47 can provide a pillow

$12.31 can provide bed sheets

$21.89 can provide a blanket

$43.77 can provide a mattress

$108.07 can provide a bed frame

In total, $191.51 can buy a bed. It can give a child the opportunity to snuggle into a bed for the first time- bringing them joy and helping them wake up every day rested, refreshed and ready for a day of learning and fun.

Let's see how many kids we can lift off the floor and into their own bed this February! 

Thank you for blessing the kids,

Kaytie Fiedler

Executive Director, Open Arms International US

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