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Dear Partners, Gifts From Angels I’ve heard many times, “You may be the only Jesus they will ever see”, but I never expected anyone to literally think I was God in the flesh. Five years ago while distributing coats and boots for the orphans in Komarivka, Ukraine, Zhenya (Eugene) walked over to me, squeezed me tightly and said “Ты Бог” . . . “You are God”. I was humbled and broken-hearted to think that my sorry model was the best this child had ever experienced, but astounded that such a simple touch of compassion could demonstrate the love of Christ. I wanted these children to see Christ in me and they were beginning to understand His hope and grace. Of course, I explained to Zhenya that I was a far cry from being God and 2 weeks ago, when this photo was taken, he jokingly, but lovingly greeted me with “Shawn, you are God”. I can’t do much, but for most people, it doesn’t require extravagant kindness to demonstrate the mercy, compassion and grace of our Father. This world is a cold, hard place and little, unconditional things done for others goes a long way. You’ll notice the stickers on my jacket . . . Gifts from Angels! Smile House Construction Continues I just returned from one of the most productive construction trips ever. Our team was able to accomplish more than I ever could have anticipated. We were able to pump (Huge Thank You to Carroll Fulmer Logistics!) more than 7000 square feet of concrete, including the furnace building and main entry stairs. We located a Bobcat/skidsteer tractor and graded the entire property and laid more than half of the block for the furnace building. Our next trip is scheduled for March 24 - April 2, 2011. If you have drywall, tile, plumbing, electrical or other skills . . . including “none”, contact Shawn ASAP for trip details and application. Continued on page 2

4255 W. Risinger Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76123 Phone: 817-346-3641 Mobile: 817-313-3656 Email: s.sullivan@mannaworldwide.com www.mannaworldwide.com


My Heart’s Cry Concert Tour MANNA Worldwide partners “My Heart’s Cry” will conduct a 4-city concert tour in Ukraine April 11-20, 2011. If you would like to join us for this great ministry opportunity, contact Shawn for details. MANNA continues to strive for excellence and has been recognized by the Better Business Bureau and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. See the attached press release and view our form 990 online on our website. We are also an approved organization with the Combined Federal Campaign, #27809, allowing federal employees to designate MANNA Worldwide as a recipient of donations through their employer. Text To Give Campaign Our partners can now text a $10 donation to MANNA Worldwide by sending the word “CHILD” to 52000. If you would like to do this church-wide or company-wide, simply email me the date and location of your mobile giving event and we will be able to designate the gifts to Smile House or the clinic at Komarivka if you desire. High school sporting events are also a great place to have everyone take out their cell phones for a great cause. Show the Smile House or Clinic videos to raise awareness: Smile House: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCelB4c0Bn8 Clinic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ot5ZDnwXJk&feature=channel

Thank you all for your prayers and support. God is opening huge doors of opportunity to make a difference in Eastern Europe and we appreciate your partnership. God bless you all! For the King, Shawn Sullivan Assistant Director - Europe

4255 W. Risinger Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76123 Phone: 817-346-3641 Mobile: 817-313-3656 Email: s.sullivan@mannaworldwide.com www.mannaworldwide.com


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