2022 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN “Bridging the Gap”

Connecting Provisions, Projects, and People to Create a Brighter Tomorrow

BOH launches Sports Program July 2022 in Cartagena, Colombia
Thank you to Actuar Por Bolivar for hosting BOH and for the opportunity to listen to the inspiring stories of four women who have received scholarships from BOH donors to begin small businesses.

Fundraising Goals

Campaign Goal:  $100,000 

Monthly Support Goal:  $500

You, the donor, can designate the country and select the 2023 project(s) you would like to support.

Countries of Focus: Colombia, El Salvador, and Guatemala

 

Travel With Us – BOH International Spring and Summer Trips: 

Cartagena, Colombia

Date: July 2023 | Team: TBD

San Salvador, El Salvador

Date: TBD | Team: TBD

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Date: TBD | Team: TBD

 

PROVIDING SHORT TERM AND LONG TERM BLESSINGS

Projects For 2023:

Food Distribution: For families greatly impacted by Covid-19. (Colombia, Guatemala, and El
Salvador)

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. Donations provide medications for onsite pharmacy, operation of BOH medical clinics, eyeglasses, and eye exams. (Colombia, Guatemala, and El Salvador)

Water Filtration Systems: Water filtration systems are installed in homes to address systemic healthcare issues, $75 per system. (Guatemala)

 

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: Home is built of treated wood which has a life span of about 10 years and accommodates up to 8 people.                                            Cost: $5,500 (El Salvador and Guatemala)

Type 2: Home is built on a concrete foundation and provides separate living, kitchen, and sleeping areas for up to 8 people.                        Cost: $7,500 (Colombia)

 

Type 1

Type 2

Spiritual and Emotional Support: Our goal in 2023 is to distribute 1,500 Bibles. Cost: $5.00 per Bible*

Sports Program for Youth at Risk: Your Sponsorship of $50 for a kid to attend a summer sports clinic includes transportation, 4 days of clinic, and mentoring/training by the professional coaching staff.  

Construction of Patio Gardens: Your $700 donation provides construction materials, supplies,
seeds/plants, as well as ongoing training for a family living in poverty to start productive gardens. These provide both food and income for their families.

 

Child Sponsorship: Visit Website, select “How to Partner”, and select “Child Sponsorship” There are 23 children waiting for your love, your letters, and your support! One $25 monthly donation provides feeding center services, after-school tutoring, professional
counseling services, and family visits.

Bridges of Hope International Leadership Academy/Internship Program: This program focuses on mentoring and leadership development for the next generation of emerging leaders. Sponsor
an emerging leader for $300. (Colombia and El Salvador)

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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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