Natalie Shadle says she’s always had a soft spot in her heart for children, so it’s no surprise this college student puts children in need at the forefront of her nonprofit organization, Rose Again Foundation.
“I’ve always had a heart for kids, and it’s always been an easy response when others ask whether I plan to work with them in the future,” Shadle said.
In 2012 she and her father, Craig, went on a mission trip to an orphanage in Guatemala City called Dorie’s Promise.
“There we learned of the utter devastation surrounding many of the kids’ lives, but were taken aback as we realized the true joy in their hearts,” she said. “These kids had been abandoned, sold, beaten, found as infants lying in the dump