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Philanthropic leader to speak at Windom’s First United Methodist Church on Sunday

Eggum will share his own story and motivation for founding Hope 4 Kids International in 1973. His tale starts when he was arrested and blacklisted by the KGB for smuggling bibles into Soviet Russia.

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WINDOM — Tom Eggum, founding president of Hope 4 Kids International, a Christian non-profit organization working to aid children and families in extreme poverty and disease, will speak at 9 a.m. Sunday, at First United Methodist Church, 974 Sixth St., Windom.

Eggum has spoken in Minnesota for over a decade, sharing the work being done around the globe to bring hope and help break the generational curse of extreme poverty.

A nationally recognized speaker and mentor, he has nearly 50 years of experience devoting his life to making a difference for children and communities around the world that suffer from extreme poverty and disease through clean water wells, child educational sponsorship, village development and short-term mission trips.

Eggum will share his own story and motivation for founding Hope 4 Kids International in 1973. His tale starts when he was arrested and blacklisted by the KGB for smuggling bibles into Soviet Russia.

Hope 4 Kids International serves children living in impoverished environments around the world by establishing economic, spiritual, water, educational and feeding programs.

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Hope 4 Kids International has been in over 103 countries and sponsors over 3,000 orphans and vulnerable children from Uganda, Philippines, Guatemala and Romania. The most prominent projects are in Uganda, where it is drilling deep-water boreholes, building churches, schools and medical clinics.

For more information, visit h4ki.org.

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