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News and Events

Our first-ever Zoom Virtual

Year-end Party


You’re invited to our first-ever Zoom Virtual Year-end Party on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 8:00 pm ET (New York).

Copy and paste this Zoom link into your calendar:
At the party, take a tour of the two houses and grounds with the children, who will also show you some of their favorite pastimes and answer your questions live. 

You can meet the staff, plus enjoy music by Diwas Gurung, Shikhar Bajracharya, and Tom Burchinal (formerly of Ayurveda). They will be joined by HwH son Dil Babu Shahi.

Hwh daughter Kamala Lama will perform a special song as well. There will be online shopping for holiday gifts made by the women in our Skillful Hands program.

We look forward to coming together with friends from all over the world.

Podcast Features Daughter Manu & Board Chair Colleen


Journalist and adventurer, Tony Fletcher has profiled House with Heart in his popular podcast, One Step Beyond. We invite you to sit back and listen to this compelling episode, which includes stories of our origin and the many challenges we’ve faced over the years.

Best of all, it features the voice of one of House with Heart‘s daughters, Manu Shrestha, 22, who took her own “One Step Beyond” to pursue a nursing degree in the U.S. three years ago. Board Chair Colleen Boland joins the conversation to share the story of our history.

Simple Embroidery: Decorate a face mask with Frankie Mirenda


You are invited to our first virtual ZOOM fundraising class, Simple Embroidery: Decorate a face mask, Tuesday, July 28 from 7:30-9:30 PM EST. Cost is $40, includes mask and materials.

Click to learn more.

Beginners welcome!

2020 November eNews


Our children continue to be at home on lockdown as Covid numbers rise in Nepal. Manager Hem Bahadur Rai has been stocking up on food, general supplies, and gas in preparation for an extended pandemic. The kids are taking their classes online. Thanks to Dammar Bista, the Shangri La School Vice Principal and our longtime partner, who personally administered exams in our garden. We’re looking forward to good results.

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Annual Year-end Party


Thank you to all who attended this special night!



American Composer Philip Glass Named Honorary Chair of House with Heart


House with Heart (HwH), a family home for abandoned children in Kathmandu, Nepal is delighted to announce that American composer Philip Glass will serve as the Honorary Chair of the organization.

Mr. Glass has been involved with the U.S.-based charity House with Heart since its inception. His friendship with the organization’s founder, Beverly Bronson, allowed him to witness her tenacity and commitment to this difficult mission first-hand.

 “I have the greatest admiration for what my friend Beverly achieved,” Mr. Glass said. “Firstly, by her humanity and her drive to help the less fortunate and, subsequently, for the way she inspired so many other people to do the same.



Grand Opening of the BBC


We opened the doors to the Beverly Bronson Center (BBC) on June 1 . Thank you to our amazing donors!

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Beverly Bronson Memorial

The memorial for our beloved founder Beverly Bronson was a celebration of her extraordinary life. 

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