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Chances for Children Launches 'Haiti Renewal Fund' With $2 Million From Foster Friess
Date:1/20/2010

r Cheryl Ladd will advise Georgia-based National Christian Foundation, the fund administrator, on allocation of funds.

"So much well-intentioned funding is wasted in corruption and institutional overhead," said Juntunen, who serves without salary. "We are grateful for the oversight of these compassionate individuals and for the long track records of success and fiscal responsibility of the charities involved."

Juntunen authored Both Ends Burning, chronicling his personal transformation from a self-serving life to adopting three young children from Haiti in 2006 with his wife Kathi: Espie, Quinn and Amelec, who turned nine January 16th.

To have someone like Craig who knows all the players because of his love of and involvement in Haiti "creates a real marriage made in heaven," Friess said.

Checks written to "Haiti Renewal Fund/NCF" may be sent to the National Christian Foundation, 11625 Rainwater Drive, Suite 500, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009 or by clicking here to donate online at http://www.haitirenewal.org.

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Craig Juntunen founded Chances for Children with proceeds of sale of his successful business and also fundraised for a college scholarship fund, the Special Olympics and other local and regional charities. He quarterbacked a Canadian
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