Tag Archives: GHNI

Feed the Starving, Not the Full

The U.N. has declared a famine in the Horn of Africa (east Africa), where currently an estimated 11 million people are in need of food. Eleven Million. I can’t even begin to fathom a number that large. Refugee camps that … Continue reading

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ABCD? No. H1N1? No. GHNI. Right.

Global Hope Network International, GHNI, is the organization that had partnered with JM to sponsor “villages” in Africa – all of Africa apparently as that’s where JM goes. Whoops. Diverged. Sorry. So JM had readers sponsor her village in Africa … Continue reading

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Things that make you go hmm

If Jennifer’s giveaway had not been cancelled, she might have had some explaining to do: That trip to Kenya, she didn’t mean the one this summer, did she? The one that is full? Maybe Jennifer isn’t as disappointed about the … Continue reading

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Where, Oh Where Has Our Mon-ey Gone?

Where, oh where, can it be? The original rules say the money will go into GHNI’s budget for the country. Oh and discretionary money: But then? Oh, but then things changed. Again. Does your head hurt yet? Ours do. Thanks … Continue reading

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Questions and NonAnswers

There have been a lot of questions about entering the “raffleway” without donating to GHNI. Thanks to some curious readers and bright Facebook questioners, we have some more information. From an email sent by a reader:   From Facebook: Clearly … Continue reading

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Socialism or Taxes?

A Facebook follower of MckMama cautioned readers about the taxes they would owe if they won any of the prizes offered in MckMama’s giveaway: MckMama hasn’t, as of today, truly addressed the situation (Oh who are we kidding? She dodged … Continue reading

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“Sh*tter’s Full”

MckMama is giving away a week-long RV vacation to a reader and their family as long as it comes in under $1000: The crack research staff at MWoPBlog.com did a little hunting for RV rentals. Using the smallest, and thus … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Minnesota Charity Law

With few answers available from GHNI and Jennifer McKinney concerning registration and fund raising practices, the great state of Minnesota was kind enough to provide us with a few answers. Global Hope Network International is not registered in the state … Continue reading

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