Sponsor a Refugee Family With Us
GIVE5/4NEED youth volunteering camp of St. James Lutheran Church of Lake Forest, IL is taking a big step--we are co-sponsoring a refugee family that has fled war, terror, and persecution in the Congo. And we need your help.
The Syrian crisis has caught the world’s attention, but there are refugees from the Congo who have spent 20 years in a refugee camp and are in desperate need of resettlement. St. James' mission statement, “God calls us to follow Christ, make disciples, and live the gospel” aligns well with a partnership with RefugeeOne and the volunteer goals of GIVE5/4NEED.
This program is amazing. As co-sponsors we will:
HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP
Donate funds: $8,000 is needed to sponsor a family of four. The need is urgent, the funds will be collected between June 20th and June 24th, 2016. We will be co-sponsoring the extended family of the family St. James co-sponsored in May. They consist of a father and mother and their three teenage children. Help us reach our goal by forwarding this link to friends who might be interested in helping with this mission.
Donate Items: We will be collecting items such as furniture, kitchenware, towels, food, and toys, etc.
Volunteer: We will need volunteers to pack, organize, transport, and set-up items for the apartment.
For more information, contact Director Discipelship, Debbie MacAyeal, dmacayeal@stjameslutheran, (847) 234-4859 ex. 13.
The GIVE5/4NEED COORDINATORS, Debbie MacAyeal and Melinda Hill.
Make a Donation
Would you consider $100, $250, $500 or whatever you can towards our goal of $8,000? We can do it together!
Thanks for your Support!
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