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Sole Hope, Serve Sunday Project (7.30.17)

Sole Hope, Serve Sunday Project (7.30.17)

Guest Blogger, Hannah Eskridge

Five Years ago at the age of six, our oldest daughter came up to me with $12 and said “I would like to give this money to Gabre’s orphanage”. Gabre was her baby sister that had been home with us for about a year. This act of generosity was completely unprompted and unsolicited and reminded me that even young children have a heart towards healing the world.

At 519, we believe that Loving Well and Living Differently extends down even to our youngest members. On July 30th, we are going to give them an opportunity to give of their resources and gifts to support children in Uganda through an organization called Sole Hope. Sole Hope offers hope, healthier lives and freedom from foot-related diseases through education, jobs, and medical relief.

Learn more about Sole Hope through a VIDEO.

For our first Serve Sunday many years ago (see pictures) we put together shoe kits to send to Uganda to be assembled there for children after their feet had been treated. This year our children, led by our middle school youth, will put together care kits for families to use at home once theifeet are treated.

Our children will be sponsoring kits for $2 each as well as assembling the kits.

How can you help? Please bring in supplies listed and/or sponsor a kit. Know one of our base camp kids? Ask them if they would like to earn $2 by providing a service for you.

Sole Hope, Serve Sunday Project (7.30.17)

Guest Blogger, Hannah Eskridge Five Years ago at the age of six, our oldest daughter came up to me with $12 and said “I would like to give this money to Gabre’s orphanage”. Gabre was her baby sister that had been home with us for about a year. This act of generosity...

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