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Matthew and his wife Ginny founded 99 Balloons, an organization that engages individuals with disability locally and globally. Many know him through the story of his son, Eliot- whose life he chronicled in A Story Unfinished. He calls the hogs and Fayetteville, Arkansas home.
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Ben met his wife, Heather, while they were both working at Camp Barnabas, a camp designed for children with disabilities. Ben, who has a sibling with a disability, worked at Camp Barnabas for 4 years and helped develop their sibling program. He recently graduated with a MA in Disability Studies and served as the Disability Ministry Director for New Heights Church in Fayetteville, AR. He is currently the Equipping Director for 99 Balloons and helps equip churches to grow relationships with families experiencing disability in their communities. He and Heather live in Fayetteville, AR, with their two children.
Ben and his wife, Kelly, met at Camp Barnabas in 2003, which ignited their passion for helping those with disabilities locally and globally. They adopted their daughter, Stella, from China in 2015. Ben’s degree in Organizational Management enables him to manage both the Funding Development and Operations Systems of 99 Balloons.