Standing in the Gap

Tens of thousands of orphans in Russia are moved out of state institutions each year at age 17. Most of these orphans enter a cycle of self destruction, often falling into a life of crime. Many of these stories end in suicide. The founders of The Harbor recognized a profound gap exists between the orphanage and life outside. The Harbor fills this gap by placing orphans in residential family-style communities, giving them an education, and teaching them skills necessary to maintain a home and thrive in Russian society.

Watch our new video – 2013

Providing Family

“A family is a haven of rest, a sanctuary of
peace and most of all a harbor of love.”
-Manny Feldman


January 2020 Update

Click on the link to read our first update for 2020: On our date we visited the Veterans Memorial Museum in Columbus where I noticed the statement, “You can’t do it by yourself; you have to rely on your team. My most junior seaman is just as important, just as valuable and deserves just […]

Read More - Posted February 10th, 2020

Merry Christmas – December 2019

Our Christmas 2019 update. Click on the link: The entire Harbor family wants to wish each of you a Blessed Merry Christmas. Even though we mailed each of you our annual Christmas card and letter, I wanted to send this final email update. We rejoice for what God has done in 2019 and cannot wait […]

Read More - Posted February 10th, 2020

Video update – fall 2019

Check out our latest video update. We were in Russia from July through the end of September of this year. Hope this will bless you and encourage you for what God is doing in the lives of our residents and students whose lives are being transformed. We are blessed to have so many of you […]

Read More - Posted November 7th, 2019