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Jeff Merck's Fundraiser:

Encounter 2015 Fundraiser

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BENEFITING: Man Adventures, Inc.

ORGANIZER: Chris

Jeff Merck

THE STORY:

Jeff Merck wrote...

Hope all is well! It is that time of year again... I am raising money for my favorite charity, which is also the one local organization that I see making the most effective and consistent impact in the world around us. I have been working with Encounter Ministries for well over a decade and I firmly believe in what they do and how they do it. I am a monthly supporter of this ministry throughout the year with time and fiscally. This year I committed to raising $10,000.00 for Encounter. I am asking you to donate to this cause and help me reach that goal. You can make it easy on me and donate the entire $10,000 :) or if that is more than you feel called to do, we will humbly take any donation amount. You can donate by clicking the DONATE button on this page. I am donating to this event heavily both in time and money and I ask you to help me with a donation of your own plus spreading the word and inviting others to donate as well. Thank you in advance for your generosity as it is greatly appreciated! All of the details of what Encounter does can be found below in detail, written by the director, Chris. I meet with Chris weekly and if you want to hear some incredible stories of what Encounter does day in and day out, I encourage you to contact Chris or I. Thank you immensely for your time, consideration and contributions to our cause and calling! 

Thanks! 

Jeff Merck

205.243.8467

jeffmerck@gmail.com or jeffmerck@me.com

 

From Chris Roe the Director of Encounter Ministries...

For the last 11 years Encounter has worked from Alabama to Africa to bring freedom and life in Christ to hurting and hungry people. The money from this fundraiser will fuel mission work in 4 main areas. Spiritual Direction: Encounter provides spiritual direction and intervention to couples, families, men, and pastors in crisis. Many don't have a safe place to discuss the struggles of their lives or help interpreting what God is up to in that life. We work closely with them to move toward freedom and a deeper life walking more intimately with Christ. College Ministry: Encounter has been teaching a small group of students on the UAB Campus for several semesters, and now is expanding in Fall 2015. Encounter has hired our first Director of College Missions who will be ministering to students and creating an environment with our partner ministry, The Campus House to provide a place for students to connect, study, engage God, and develop community. Prison Ministry: Encounter trains, equips, and takes teams into prison to facilitate weekend events for inmates. Based on John Eldredge's Wild at Heart Boot Camp inmates learn how to uncover the wounds dealt by the evil one, turn to God for healing, and to walk with him inside and outside the walls of the prison unit. All of these inmates are within 6 months of heading back into the free world. Humanitarian Outreach: Encounter continues to provide aid and increase awareness regarding the orphan, abandoned child, HIV Epidemic in Lesotho. Through our partnership with LifeTrek Global and The Bana Project of Lesotho basic humanitarian needs and educational fees are provided for villages, orphans, and abandoned children. Encounter also provides financial aid to local families in special circumstances..

$9,301

MONEY RAISED
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  • The Encounter Amen Corner Anonymous Person

    $2,000

  • Jason Mitchell

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Tammy Childress

    $100

  • Kevin Marazzi

    $250

  • Jeff and Karen Synnett

    $100

  • Russell McGhee

    $100

  • Sherman family

    $500

  • Anonymous

     

  • Pete Gall

    $1,000

  • TIm & Diana Prutzman

    $25

  • Steve Goldsby

    $100

  • Nadege & familky

     

  • Aycock Family

    $100

  • Andy Russell

    $100

  • Marty Young

    $50

  • Sally

    $50

  • Huck Berry

    $200

  • JE and BJ Boyd

    $25

  • Robert Wilson

    $50

  • Beth and Terry Rogers

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Gelineau Family Charitable Foundation

    $500

  • Emily and Marc Vance

    $25

  • Brad and Rita Merck

    $100

  • Brent Baxter

    $100

  • Sony Antony

    $100

  • Bobby Thomas

    $50

  • Pat & Carolyn Rakers

    $50

  • Asa

    $25

  • David Rose

    $100

  • Steve and Teri Blanco

    $100

  • Brian Graham

    $50

  • Richard Rohr

    $100

  • Bruce Gilliland

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Brian Barksdale

    $100

  • Kingdom First Properties

    $1,000

  • J. Moss

    $25

  • Robert Polstra

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Trey Taylor

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Jay Hall

    $500

  • Scott Page

    $50

  • Ashley Singletary

    $50

  • Jim

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Eddie Russell

    $50

  • Kevin Golliher

    $25

  • Mehtas

    $51

  • Emily and Marc

    $25

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93% Raised of$10,000 Goal

The Team: $51,106 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Chris Roe

Amount Raised

$9,400

 

19% Raised of$50,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Jeff Merck

Amount Raised

$9,301

 

93% Raised of$10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Carol and Garry Brantley

Amount Raised

$5,750

 

288% Raised of$2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rian Montgomery

Amount Raised

$4,150

 

104% Raised of$4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Eric Bishop

Amount Raised

$4,000

 

133% Raised of$3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Wayne Fleming

Amount Raised

$3,900

 

78% Raised of$5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bron Bates

Amount Raised

$2,525

 

101% Raised of$2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Clay Daniel

Amount Raised

$2,050

 

103% Raised of$2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Emily and Marc

Emily and Marc

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Mehtas

Mehtas

DONATION: $51

3 years ago

Kevin Golliher

Kevin Golliher

DONATION: $25

3 years ago

Eddie Russell

Eddie Russell

DONATION: $50

Good job, Jeff 3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

3 years ago

Jim

Jim

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Ashley Singletary

Ashley Singletary

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Scott Page

Scott Page

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Jay Hall

Jay Hall

DONATION: $500

3 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $250

3 years ago