2016 Gifts of Hope Sales Reach $12,000
A big thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 Gifts of Hope alternative market. Your "giving with a cause" shopping provided a life-giving gift of over $12,000 that will provide goats, vaccinations, nursing school scholarships, refugee support, pigs, chicks, bees, fruit trees, water jugs, mosquito nets, weekend backpacks with food for families, support for Beit Sahour Lutheran School, financial support for Augusta Victoria Hospital and income for families growing coffee, tea and cocoa beans. You can donate any time of the year. Consider gifts for birthdays, baptisms, anniversaries and "way to go" congratulations gifts. You can order ELCA Good Gift items online year round. Donations for other projects can go through First Lutheran Church.
Click on the images below to read the stories behind the people and the programs supported through the 2016 market. You can also watch a short video that highlights the market and the different causes that were featured.