The mission of the Month for March is Team Tommy/The ChadTough Foundation. Their mission is to inspire and fund game-changing research to discover effective treatments for pediatric brain cancer, with an emphasis on Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). DIPG is a type of brain cancer that is the leading cause of death from brain tumors in children.
This month we raised money to buy books for the children that attend the Leadership Academy in Kosovo. Their "dedicated faculty brings ownership and creativity into the classroom through real world problem-based curriculum. We understand the value and uniqueness of each student and strive to help each one become a deep thinker, exceptional citizen, and excellent leader."
We were able to raise $986.55 to help support the Kosovo Leadership Academy. They will be using this money to buy books for their library. This will allow the children who attend the academy to gain more knowledge and become better readers.
Pray America is a Jesus-centered ministry committed to loving and caring for the hurting and marginalized people in the Chichicastenango area. Their desire is to see these long-oppressed people realize spiritual, physical, emotional and relational freedom. The foundations of the ministry are a commitment to intercessory prayer, living in community with the people they serve, and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through both words and works.
This month we raised $1,043 for Pray America and this will be used to build a house for a widow. In July some staff from 317 Coffee will be traveling down to Guatemala to build the house.
Pray America does an amazing job showing the locals that they are loved by Jesus and that people all over the world are praying for them. We ask for continued prayers for the missionaries at Pray America and the people of Guatemala. Donate at https://prayamerica.kindful.com/
Bless the Orphans is an amazing organization started right here in Georgetown township. They raise money for Home of Matthew 25 in Les Cayes, Haiti.
During December we raised $888.72 and this will be used to provide food, books, uniforms, and pay for some children's tuition so they can attend Sunday school.
Continue to support Bless the Orphans at http://www.blesstheorphans.org/
Base Camp Urban Outreach is an organization in Grand Rapids dedicated to equipping inner-city youth for the challenges of life. They provide hot meals, tutoring, spiritual guidance, and many other amazing resources for these kids.
During November we raised $868.66 for Base Camp Urban Outreach. This money will help provide hot meals, tutoring, spiritual guidance, and many other amazing resources for kids in Grand Rapids.
A few ways you can help it by driving kids to and from Base Camp, help provide and prepare hot meals, or apply to volunteer at https://www.basecampgr.org/get_involved
October's Mission of the Month is Gifts of Hope. They provide education to kids in Liberia. Their school is called Gifts of Hope Christian School Kakata, Liberia. We are raising money to pay the teachers so that the kids are able to attend school.
During October we raised $1115.41 for Gifts of Hope. This money will go towards providing Christian education for children in Liberia.
You can follow along on facebook by following Gifts of Hope Liberia. They just celebrated their grand opening last September! Follow them and watch them grow.
World Renew envisions a world where people experience and extend Christ's compassion and live together in hope as God's community. When disasters strike, those who were already living in poverty are the most vulnerable. You can share God’s love with them in a real and tangible way. We raised money this month to allow World Renew to touch more people after disasters.
In September we raised $838.98 for World Renew. This money will be used to help those affected by natural disasters. They are currently helping those affected by hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and along the coast up into Canada.
If you wish to continue to support World Renew you can donate on their website https://worldrenew.net/. We will continue to pray for all the families impacted world wide by these disasters.
Ama international's mission is to support children in families overcome their circumstances by providing education to give them an opportunity to be competitive and reduce the gap in their economy. This month we raised money to finish their connection center which is an educational center.
In August we raised $921.25 which will be used to help build their connection center. It will be built in Mexico and will be used to teach children different skills. These children who receive education will hopefully be able to help close the economic gap in their community. This will allow them a better chance of financial survival.
Prayers are always needed for these children and their families. Ama does short-term mission trips where you are able to connect and create bonds and see first hand what amazing things they are doing. You can follow their journey and get more information about their missions at https://amawithoutborders.org/
Our July Mission of the Month was the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. They strive to fight blood cancers. LLS helps patients navigate their cancer treatment and ensures they have access to quality, affordable and coordinated care.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society helps families across the country who are battling cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. With your help we were able to donate $886.15.
Many people are impacted by cancer and we ask for prayers for them and their families. For more ways to give visit https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate.
One 17 International is currently teaching 177 students in Haiti. Every $0.52 you rounded up will fun one hour of schooling for one student. Their mission is to build and operate schools for the left behind in places of urgent physical and spiritual need. With your help we were able to give $962.17. Thank you again to our amazing community!
One 17 International currently has a school in Haiti and is working on getting one started in Cambodia. With your help we were able to provide about 1850 hours of education. That is amazing! Thanks again to our amazing community.
We ask for a continue of prayers for these countries that are "left behind" as One 17 International impacts them. You can follow along with their progress at their website. http://one17international.org/
Our April Mission of the Month was Love INC. Love INC believes every person matters to God and therefore should matter to us. We believe God created the church to love others and we want to help them do that well. Find out more information and ways to give at https://www.loveinthenameofchrist.org/donate/
All people matter. We are grateful to have supported a mission who embodies that statement. This month, we were able to give $1079.12 to the Life Skills Program at Love INC. Thank you for your generous hearts - you matter to us.
Let's stay connected with Love! Visit one of their resale shoppes to help support the Life Skills Program, which in turn helps bless 65+ local families . Please lift this mission up in prayer so that they may continue to be God's hands and feet.
Our April Mission of the Month is ABWE. Each gift to the Global Gospel Fund allows ABWE to serve 1,000 missionaries with vital ministry resources, leadership, planning, care, and counseling, through a team of more than 70 experts. Find out more ways to give at abwe.org/globalgospelfund.
We are so inspired by your generosity. This month we were able to donate $1052 to the Global Gospel Fund. This money will provide and support missionaries around the world who are being the hands and feet of Christ. Thank you for being the body of Christ, for we are able to do so much when we work together.
We encourage you to continue to extend your grace and kindness to this mission. Prayers and donations are always welcome. Thanks and praise to our Lord and Savior, for He is so good.
Our March Mission of the Month is Single Parent Missions. They invite single parents to become part of a community who walks through the challenges of parenting together. Find out more information and ways to give at http://singleparentmissions.com/
With the change you generously gave, we were able to empower this mission with $1,158. This money will give this mission the ability to provide food and childcare for single parents, allowing them to attend weekly support groups and other local events.
We want to say thank you for your support of Single Parent Missions this month. You are truly making an impact in our community. We encourage you to continue to support them in your prayers and through your referrals to any single parents in need, knowing they have a Single Parent Church family and upcoming Summit event.
Our January and February Mission of the Month is Pray America. They build homes for widows and orphans in Guatemala. Find out more information and ways to give at http://prayamerica.org/
With the spare change you donated in the months of January and February, you have generated $2,508.41 which is enough money to build a home for a widow in Guatemala. This summer a team with 317 employees and friends will be traveling to build this house.
We want to say thank you for your support of Pray America this month. Your spare change makes a huge impact in the lives of others. We encourage you to continue your support through prayer and lifting up the people of Guatemala.
We believe in giving, and most importantly doing so with a happy heart. This is why it is our pleasure to tithe a portion of our profits. We also have an option to round up your total to the nearest whole dollar for our Mission of the Month. If you are interested in becoming our Mission of the Month, please fill out the application below. Completed applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will prayerfully consider your mission, and above all, listen to where God is calling us to give.
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