Friday, September 14, 2012

Shoes for Ukraine

This is the second half of my post Help put shoes on their feet.

A sweet co-worker of mine, Gray Pace, is helping lead a mission trip to Odessa, Ukraine on October 19th-27th. Gray is currently helping fundraise money to build a transition home for orphaned girls. This transition home is called Hope House 2 (part of World Hope Ukraine), and it will house girls who have aged out of adoption :(  These girls have aged out of the opportunity to have a forever family with an adoptive mom and dad. They will now be raised in the transition home until they reach an age where they are "sent out into the world on their own" so to speak. This particular mission trip will center around assisting with construction of the transition home, as well as ministering to orphaned girls who live in Hope House 1.

A few weeks ago, Gray was sharing with me about the mission trip. She stated that she REALLY desires to buy each girl a Russian Bible and a pair of shoes once she gets there. I asked her  how much that would cost and she said around $30 per girl. I then asked "would you accept 30$ from people and use that money specifically to buy shoes and Bibles?" She replied "absolutely!"
Gray has approximately 20 orphaned girls that she wants to buy Bibles and shoes for. If the Lord prompts you to give... would you? Help change the world for one girl across the world who is searching for hope.

If you would like to give, just contact me and I can give you details... or if you know Gray, just go directly to her :))

“Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

Matthew 25: 37-40

1 comment:

  1. Greetings all. I've got a box of Russian / Ukrainian "Jesus" (gospel of Luke) DVDs I'd be happy to send along to the Ukraine. All freebees. I'm at this email if your buddy wants some / all:


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