My Birthday Wish-Partner With Me
Organized by: Grace Le
March 12, 2016
EVENT DATE Apr 02, 2016
Friends and Family,
It's the 1st of March and that can only mean one thing... my birthday is in five days. Yep, I’m turning 34 in five days and, in lieu of gifts or even taking me out, I’m hoping that 82 of you beautiful, generous, and compassionate people will donate $34 apiece to help me reach my goal of raising $2,785 for my (yet another) short term mission trip to Cape Town, South Africa with Prisoners of H.O.P.E of the Rock Church in San Diego.
Known as the rainbow nation, South Africa is rich in history and culture. With nine provinces and eleven official languages, the country’s people groups are as diverse as its terrain. However, the nation remains scarred after Apartheid, a segregated political system which ended in 1991. During this time, all non-whites were forcefully relocated to settlements known as townships, where many remain today.
Because of their extensive drug culture, the townships continue to face challenges of widespread unemployment, gangs, prostitution, violence, and abuse. These communities are in desperate need of restoration that can only come through Jesus.
This April, a group of 26 of us from the Rock Church in San Diego are stepping out in faith and embarking on an amazing journey of spiritual transformation as we strive to know God and to make Him known. Our time will be spent praying for and sharing the love of Jesus to the prisoners, the orphans, and the unprivileged people living in extreme poor, darkest places in Cape Town. Our prayer is to see hope restored in the township and for the people to be reconciled with their heavenly Father.
Though this is a lot to raise having just came back from Southeast Asia, I'm excited for this fundraising to be yet another opportunity to trust God. Whether you feel led to contribute financially (every little bit counts, you can donate $25, $50, $100, and even $5), or commit to prayer (or both), I truly appreciate your love and support!
For those who would like to donate, you can either donate online via Chase QuickPay or PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org, or if you prefer to donate by check, please make the check payable to “Rock Church” and mail to the following address: Prisoners of HOPE, c/o Grace Le, 2415 Corinna Ct., San Diego, CA 92105 (Please be sure to leave the memo line on your check blank.)
501(c)(3) tax deductible donations option also available through Mogiv at:
Thank you so much for supporting my 34th birthday wish! I am beyond excited to be a part of, and to bring you into what the Lord is doing in South Africa!