BRINGING HOPE AND TOUCHING LIVES
“Bringing Hope and Touching Lives”, our 2020 fundraising campaign, will address:
1) Expanding our monthly donor base
2) Meeting the urgent needs of families living in extreme poverty.
You, the donor, can designate the country and select the 2021 project/s you would like to support.
FINANCIAL GOAL: $50,000
COUNTRIES OF FOCUS: Colombia, Panama, El Salvador, and Guatemala
Food: Your donation of $50 will provide food for five families living in extreme poverty in Colombia, Panama, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
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 and El Salvador)
Healthcare: Medical, Vision, and Dental Clinics provide healthcare to the medically underserved in Colombia, Panama, El Salvador, and Guatemala. Your donations will provide medications, 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), and Eyeglasses ($1,500). To address systemic healthcare issues, water filtration systems will be installed in homes: $50 per system. (Guatemala)
*Healthcare services in Colombia will include serving the Venezuelan refugee population.
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 200 families that are in crisis and need homecare visits and medications. COVID-19 MEDICAL CARE KITS (containing medical supplies, and medications) are needed. Cost of each kit: $35.00. (Guatemala)
Spiritual and Emotional Support: Our goal in 2021 is to distribute 1,000 Bibles. Cost: $5.00 per Bible
Education: Through the English Language Institute, you can provide a partial scholarship for a student to enroll in English classes with the goal of obtaining employment in the hotel industry, restaurants, tourism, and call centers. Cost: $250 per student (El Salvador)
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: $2,500 (El Salvador, Panama, and Guatemala)
Type #2: Home 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)
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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
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
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
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Is my donation secure?
Absolutely. The security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We use industry-standard SSL (secure socket layer) technology to protect your information and provide a safe and secure environment for online donations. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.
Is my donation tax deductible?
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.
Do I get a receipt?
- A donation receipt will be sent to you at the email address you provide on this form. Please be sure to keep a copy of your receipt for tax purposes. If you select a recurring donation, you will be sent an individual receipt each month when your donation is processed.