About Us


"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples."

Mother Theresa

Logo-HugsforGhanaBear“There is incredible value in being of service to others”

Elizabeth Berg

Our Vision and Our Mission

Hugs for Ghana is an entirely student-led 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting and to encouraging children in Ghana, West Africa through creative grassroots projects and collected gift item donations.

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Our History

Initially founded in 2007 as a means of donating gently used stuffed animals to children in Ghana, West Africa, over the years Hugs for Ghana has grown from that first charitable purpose to an organization focused on aiding youth and children in Ghana and in local communities of Washington state.

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Meet the Board

Meet the students working and volunteering behind the scenes; these are the youth that are making things happen, creating projects, and ultimately helping to change the lives of Ghanaian youth.

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