2010 News & Activities


Thiên Bình children achieved academic excellence in the 2009 - 2010 school year

H4VO is proud to recognize many Thiên Bình orphans who achieved academic excellence in the 2009 - 2010 school year. With your support and partnership, H4VO continues to work with the administrative staff at Thiên Bình and other orphanages to provide opportunities for the orphans to achieve their dreams and potentials.


Jewelry fundraising event by Khoa To

In October 2010, Khoa To organized a private jewelry sale fundrasing event, benefitting the children of Thiên Bình. At the conclusion of the event, $1100 was raised, $1000 of which was matched by National Instruments. All $2100 was donated to the children at Thiên Bình.


Donation from the children of St. John Neumann Catholic Church

In June 2010, the children of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Austin collected pens, pencils, and tooth brushes for the orphans in Vietnam.


2010 visits to orphanages

Last year, many friends and staff members of H4VO made special trips to the orphanages. They also brought gifts and donations to the children.

  • During Christmas 2010, H4VO staff visited Thiên Bình and Điều Giác orphanages. They brought foods and gifts to the children. (more pictures)
  • In June 2010, Khoa To visited Thiên Bình orphanage and delivered the donations from the children of St. John Neumann Catholic Church to the children at the orphanage.(more pictures)
  • In January 2010, Jennifer Le visted Thiên Bình orphanage.(more pictures)
  • In January 2010, 20 bicycles were donated to the children at Điều Giác as gifts from Tài Lê and H4VO's matching fund. The bicycles are used by older children at Điều Giác to shorten their long commutes to school.)

  • We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.
    -- Winston Churchill