2021 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN “Reflecting on Yesterday…Focused on Our Tomorrows”

Fundraising Goals

Campaign Goal:  $75,000 

Monthly Support  Goal:  $700

You, the donor, can designate the country and select the 2022 project/s you would like to support.

Countries of Focus: Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panamá

 

BOH International Trips 2022: 

Cartagena, Colombia:  

January 22-29, 2022  Medical, Dental, and Vision Team

July 2022 (Date pending) 

San Salvador, El Salvador: 

June 11-18, 2022  Medical, Dental, Vision, and Humanitarian Team

Guatemala and Panama (Pending COVID-19 Updates) – Until it is safe to travel, BOH Country Directors and their teams, will be leading BOH projects in collaboration with our International partners.

 

PROVIDING SHORT TERM AND LONG TERM BLESSINGS

Projects For 2022:

Food Bags: For families greatly impacted by Covid-19 in Colombia, Panama, Guatemala, and El Salvador – $25 per family

Vocational Training: Empowers individuals and families to transition from a life of poverty to becoming self-sustaining through vocational training and small loans. Your gift of $300 will support one family to achieve their dream of starting their own small business. (Colombia)

Healthcare: Medical, Vision, and Dental Clinics are focused on providing healthcare to the medically underserved living in extreme poverty communities. Your donations will provide medications, eyeglasses, both prescription and reading eyeglasses, and dental services.  Outreach Clinics (4 days of direct services) provide services for 1,500-2,000 people. Items needed: Medications ($2,500) Dental Supplies ($1,000) Eyeglasses ($1,500). Healthcare services in Colombia will also include vaccinations by the Ministry of Health staffing our clinics.

Environmental Projects: Bee Hives and Aquaponics (Family and Community Gardens) in El Salvador and Colombia – $400 (Food security/small business and community development projects. (see pictures below)

 

COVID-19 MEDICAL CARE KITS: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are filled to capacity, and many families cannot travel to community clinics. Our Community Healthcare partner in Guatemala has identified 100 families that are in crisis and need homecare visits and medications. Cost of each kit: $35.00. (Guatemala – currently experiencing a Public Crisis)

Housing:  Two types of houses are built and address the specific needs of each family:

Type 1: House is built of treated wood and sits on posts, depending on terrain, and provides for a family of 6-8 persons.                                 Cost: $3,300 (El Salvador, Panama and Guatemala)

Type 2: House is built on a concrete foundation.  Concrete slabs separate living, kitchen, and sleeping areas for a family of 6-8 persons.  Cost: $5,000 (Colombia)

 

Type 1

Type 2

Clean Water Initiatives: Water filtration systems and pond remediation in Guatemala

Spiritual and Emotional Support: Our goal in 2022 is to distribute 1,000 Bibles. Cost: $5.00 per Bible*

Child Sponsorship: We still have 19 children waiting to be sponsored. Your $25 monthly donation provides a child with breakfast and/or lunch, after-school tutoring, professional counseling services, and family visits.

Bridges of Hope International Leadership Academy: Mentoring Program for next-generation leadership. Sponsor an emerging leader for $100. Your sponsorship involves online training with a U.S. mentor, participation in outreach projects sponsored by BOH, lunches, and transportation during BOH community projects.

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WE LOVE OUR MONTHLY DONORS

Consistent and faithful donors enable us to continue a pattern of financial stability and keep our commitments to our partners that are tirelessly serving in stressful and challenging environments. Your financial gifts touch thousands of lives demonstrated by practical acts of love and compassion.

Becoming a monthly donor is easy, safe, and fast . All gifts are tax-deductible. IT’S A WIN WIN!

Your love, prayers, and support are bringing hope and making a difference. Thank you!

 

HELP US TO HELP THEM

Poverty. Lack of education. Need for hope. Right now, children and families in some of the world’s toughest places need you.

With your help, Bridges of Hope International is on the ground in many of the countries in Central and South America, helping families overcome adversity and transform their communities.

From providing medical equipment to hospitals in need, to empowering men and women with vocational training skills to start their own businesses in order to become self-sustaining, or supporting children and giving them the opportunity to receive an education, YOU are bringing hope through your giving. It is supporters like you who are making a difference by sharing your resources with others so they can achieve their dreams. By donating today, you will be making a difference for families now and in years to come.

YOUR DONATIONS GIVE HOPE

HELP US TO HELP THEM

Poverty. Lack of education. Need for hope. Right now, children and families in some of the world’s toughest places need you.

With your help, Bridges of Hope International is on the ground in many of the countries in Central and South America helping families overcome adversity and transform their communities.

From providing medical equipment to hospitals in need, to empowering men and women with vocational training skills to start their own businesses in order to become self-sustaining, or supporting children and giving them the opportunity to receive an education, YOU are bringing hope through your giving. It is supporters like you, who are making a difference by sharing your resources with others so they can achieve their dreams. Donate today, making a difference for families now and years to come.

YOUR DONATIONS GIVE HOPE

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Yes. Bridges of Hope International is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We'll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

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