In March 2022 we had a great visit with the children at the Suoi Cat Charity Home. We had reached out to the caretakers and made a detailed list of provisions they needed. Our team bought everything at local markets, loaded up a van, and drove out to the home. The children were excellent helpers and carried everything to the courtyard adjacent the gardens.

On this visit, we brought packages of milk, instant pho, sweet rice flour, tapioca flour, breadcrumbs, fresh fish, dried fish, macaroni noodles, mayonnaise, crackers, boxes of ramen, spaghetti noodles, rice noodles, glass noodles, vinegar, rice paper, siracha, coconut cream, Ziplock bags, soap, hand sanitizer, masks, and COVID test kits.

As a treat, our team cut up fresh watermelon for everyone to enjoy. It was a lovely visit!

This charity trip was made possible through the kindhearted donations of David Merwin, Ronald Schierer, and Weeks Autographs. Thank you!!!


Suoi Cat is a poor community to the west of Nha Trang, composed of rural farming hamlets that live in poverty. The Suoi Cat Charity Home is a loving place that houses and cares for many of the community’s children whose families struggle to support and provide for them. The home is composed of young children and teenage girls, who stay at the home year-round, sleep in dormitories, and have meals together in a communal dining hall. The children attend public school and receive tutoring and extra lessons at the home.