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Children around the world need your help.

One More Child Global is on a mission to bring love and transformational care to every child in need in the developing world.

We start by meeting basic needs such as food, medical care, education and shelter and build relationships that allow us to share the life-changing truth of the Gospel. With your help we will continue to make a difference for one more child in need.

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With your help, in 2017 we were able to provide

Overall Services To

200,524

children and families
More Than

5,500,000

meals served to children around the world
More Than

600,000

diapers to children in need

Countries We Serve

We are passionate about meeting the needs of children and families in these countries.

Colombia

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Colombia. Learn More

Costa Rica

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Costa Rica. Learn More

Dominican Republic

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Dominican Republic. Learn More

Guatemala

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Guatemala. Learn More

Haiti

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Haiti. Learn More

Jamaica

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Jamaica. Learn More

Kenya

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Kenya. Learn More

Latvia

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Latvia. Learn More

Nicaragua

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Nicaragua. Learn More

Romania

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Romania. Learn More

South Africa

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in South Africa. Learn More

Tanzania

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Tanzania. Learn More

Uganda

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Uganda. Learn More

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Child Hunger

Abandoned, But Not Forgotten in Nicaragua

Nathalia, 12, and Levy, 7, live with their mother and grandmother in Nicaragua. Their mother works as a laundress, but when their father abandoned the family, it become…
Global

Nicaragua Mission Trip Update; April 2018

Mission Team: Thomas Memorial Baptist Church & Friends Written by: Gerald & Paula B. God has taken us on a fabulous journey this week in Nicaragua.  We have…
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Guatemala Mission Trip Update; March 2018

I awoke Monday morning to a fabulous sunny day! The sun was shining, the birds were chirping and I was ready to begin the mission that I came…

Our Staff

Jerry T. Haag, Ph.D., CFP

President/CEO

Dr. Jerry Haag serves as president and CEO of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and One More Child. He earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in finance from Baylor University and earned a Ph.D. in finance and real estate in 1995 from the University of Texas at Arlington. He also has corporate work experience with AT&T and is a Certified Financial Planner.

From 2000-2007, Dr. Haag served as president and CEO of the South Texas Children’s Home in Beeville.

In 2007, Dr. Haag joined the staff at Florida Baptist Children’s Homes as the ninth president in the organization’s rich history, which dates back to 1904. During his tenure as president, he has guided the expansion of ministry sites from nine locations in Florida to 25 locations across the state, launched a successful global ministry to help children in 13 countries around the world, launched an anti-trafficking ministry focused on preventing child sex trafficking and restoring victims, and established numerous partnerships with churches and nonprofit organizations.

Under Dr. Haag’s leadership, the number of children and families served through Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and One More Child has increased from 3,351 in 2007 children and individuals to 200,524 in 2017.

In 2018, Dr. Haag was awarded the 2018 George W. Truett Distinguished Service Award by the Baylor Line Foundation and was honored at its Hall of Fame Gala for his exceptional leadership in meeting the needs of children around the world.

Dr. Haag has been appointed and reappointed since 2013 by both Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott to serve on the Florida Faith-based and Community-based Advisory Council. He also served as a member of the Citizen Review Panel for Florida Department of Children and Families, which was formed as mandated by the Federal Child Abuse and Treatment Act of 1996. Dr. Haag also chaired the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) National Foster Care Initiative – Faith and Foster Care Research Team and served on the President’s Advisory Council.

Dr. Haag had the pleasure of being selected to participate in a distinguished seminar on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy, sponsored by the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University. Participants were leaders from around the world who work in academia, government, religious institutions, media and nongovernmental organizations. The seminar focused on how beliefs, values and lifestyles affect economic and political developments worldwide, with special attention paid to the role of religion in world affairs.

Dr. Haag has led and participated in humanitarian aid, emergency relief, childcare and ministry to children and families in countries around the world. He has preached in churches throughout the nation, and he and his wife, Christi, also enjoy speaking together.

Additionally, he has authored, presented and published academic articles relating to his business expertise and has been honored several times for his business, professional and civic achievements.

The Baylor Alumni Association named him an Outstanding Young Alumnus in 2005. He was named Baylor University’s Vice President for University Development in 2011, where he served before returning as President of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes.

Dr. Haag lives with his wife in Lakeland, FL. Christi is a well-known speaker with “Women of Purpose Speak.” Their eldest son, Ben, lives and works in Tampa, FL, and their youngest son, Brady, attends Baylor University. Dr. Haag and Christi are members of Church at the Mall in Lakeland.

Contact Jerry

Phone: 863.687.8811

Andrew Tattrie

Vice President of Global Childcare

Andrew Tattrie joined One More Child in 2014, and served in several key roles before being promoted in 2017 to Vice President of Global Childcare.

He has overseen the launch of our child sponsorship program and has been instrumental in the creation and development of our medical mission trips and feeding program sites. Andrew brings tremendous leadership skills to this position. Andrew and his family served as long-term missionaries in Costa Rica and Uruguay, and as short-term missionaries throughout Latin America and Africa. He is bi-lingual and adept at speaking and writing Spanish.  

He was born and raised in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada. Andrew graduated with a diploma from Word of Life Bible Institute in Schroon Lake, New York, in 1996, and he earned his bachelor’s degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, in 1999. He has also earned master’s degrees from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and from the University of South Florida.

Andrew and his wife, Crystal, have four children: Nathaniel, Emilia, Abigail and Jonathan. They enjoy ministering together as a family locally and internationally, and they serve in teaching and leadership roles in their local church in Lakeland, FL.

Prior to joining One More Child, Andrew was a teacher and an administrator for more than 11 years in Polk County, and he also worked in the missions department at his church.

Contact Andrew

Phone: 863.577.4488

Deanna Berkes

Director of Global Operations

Deanna joined the One More Child family in September 2013.

She graduated from Grove City College in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and political science. A transplant from Erie, PA, she moved to Florida to continue learning Spanish and to minister to Florida’s culturally diverse population. Deanna has participated in multiple domestic and international mission trips, and she hopes to use her experiences to facilitate the planning and coordination of One More Child trips. Her greatest desire is to unite “every nation, tribe, people and language.” (Revelation 7:9)

Contact Deanna

Phone: 863.577.4488

Kaysey Gilbreath

Sponsorship Coordinator

Kaysey Gilbreath joined One More Child as the Child Sponsorship Coordinator in July 2016.

Kaysey, a Lakeland, Florida native, received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Florida State University in 2013. She received a master’s degree in nonprofit management from the University of Central Florida in December 2016.

Kaysey first became involved with One More Child as an intern in Guatemala in the summer of 2012. She felt God’s call to return to Guatemala and spent 2.5 years living there and teaching English. In 2015, Kaysey completed a second internship with One More Child, this time at the international headquarters in Lakeland. She is excited to be part of the One More Child Global team and help sponsors to connect with children around the world!

Contact Kaysey

Phone: 863.577.4488

Emily Johnson

Global Administrative Assistant

Emily Johnson joined the One More Child Global team in February of 2018. She was born in Denver, CO but knew the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee as home for her childhood and adolescent years. Emily has recently moved to Florida and is finding community through serving at her local church and involvement at local ministries. She has spent time doing international mission work in Ethiopia, Romania, and Greece and hopes to continue her calling of international missions through her Administrative Assistant position at One More Child.

Her heart desire is to live out  1 Peter 3:15 amongst the nations, “…in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope you have.”

Contact Emily

Phone: 863.577.4488

Hannah White

Global Logistics Coordinator

Hannah joined One More Child Global family in January 2018. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Non-Profit Leadership. She is a Florida native from Lake County.

Hannah has participated on multiple international mission trips and was a missionary with the International Mission Board for a year in East Asia. She is excited to use this experience in planning and coordinating One More Child trips. Her hope is to “Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous works among all the peoples!” – 1 Chronicles 16:24

Contact Hannah

Phone: 863.577.4488

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