The HOPE Worldwide International Day of Giving on Nov. 29th is a day on which individuals around the world are coming together to raise money in all kinds of ways so that together we can provide help for international needs.
The money raised from the International Day of Giving goes specifically towards HOPE worldwide, an international charity that changes lives by harnessing the compassion and commitment of dedicated staff and volunteers to deliver sustainable, high-impact, community-based services to the poor and needy.
If you would like to participate, we will have boxes for monetary donations.
Also we will have the opportunity to give locally to the Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families is a safe, supportive, Christian environment for children who are dependent, neglected, abused, homeless or who otherwise cannot live with their families. The Home is a private, not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Presbytery of Western North Carolina and the Presbyterian Church (USA). The mission of Black Mountain Home is to glorify God by caring for children and families. www.blackmountainhome.org
Suggested items to donate: towels, pillows, twin bedding (especially teenage boys), shower curtains and liners, always needed: children & youth bibles, gift cards (for incentives and birthday gifts) personal care items: AA & AAA batteries, wash cloths, toilet paper, Kleenex, paper towels, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, gift cards to Wal-Mart and Ingles for groceries
We will have a designated collection area in the back Spillman Hall during the entire retreat.