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Our Impact - 2023

These are some highlighted events where the Ashenafi Lom Foundation was able to make a difference, educate, and support the local community. Click here to read our End of Year 2023 letter.

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Dash for Ash

Memorial Event

On January 28, 2023, Dashers came together in Tumon to raise awareness for teen mental health and suicide prevention. All proceeds were donated to Harvest House to support foster children.

Screening of

Reckoning with the Primal Wound

The foundation partnered with the University of Guam to screen an award-winning film about adoption trauma and the ACES score. Over 100 people joined in person and online for a great discussion with Dr. Juan Rapadas and Julie Murrell, PLC.

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Guam Football Association


The Ashenafi Lom Foundation Scholarship Fund was established in partnership with Wings FC.

Out of the Darkness

Community Walk

Candlelight memorial service and community outreach in partnership with Rainbows Guam and Life Works Guam.

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Junior Achievement

Group "LaLa"

In partnership with the foundation, the Junior Achievement Group "LaLa" made a mental health handbook for their peers.

Middle School

Dodgeball Tournament

The foundation partnered with Discovery Learning Center, Guam Dodgeball, and GABA.

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Bus Stop


Community members gathered to repaint a bus stop and promote teen mental health.

Toys for

Foster Children

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