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Exciting & Busy Season for Give Hope, Fight Poverty! 
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TOGETHER, we can make a difference! 

Generous GHFP Supporters

 

Fall was an incredible fundraising season! Many thanks to everyone that participated in our recent events!

  1. Scheuller family Party for a Purpose raised $900 in one fun night! 
  2. Our Experience Hope Exhibition at the Athenaeum ArtSpace on Nov 2nd was a huge success! The event was well attended, 2 live bands performed, and over $1,000 raised to support orphaned children!
  3. GHFP debuted in Chicago at Mad River Bar and Grille on Nov 10th. Many peopled helped organize this event& 60 people attended.  We raised almost $1,600 & had a lot of fun with the trivia contest!  A shout out to the person who put "Mars" as Swaziland's capitol... you have a lot of research to do before our next event ;)
  4. JoAnne Johnson (mother of a service-learning participant) invited us to speak at her church, Hope Lutheran in Long Grove, IL.  The congregation was very generous and donated almost $1,500!  We are so thankful for their generosity.
  5. Montez Roller-Smith, an incredible 89 year old woman, participated in the Castle Rock, CO craft show and raised $500 for our orphans!
  6. Special thanks to Carrie Dlamini (wife of GHFP board member Fiks) who hosted a table for GHFP at a craft show in Lafayette Indiana :) 
GHFP in Swaziland this December!

Over the holidays, 5 US volunteers (Jake, Kelley, Jess, Merindy, and Andrew) will venture to Swaziland with us to help implement our programs. We are delighted to report that all of our programs are fully funded!  
  • 629 student eLangeni Primary School feeding program 
  • 630 student eLangeni Secondary School feeding program
  • Plant fruit-trees at 10 child-headed households, 2 schools, the Chief's house, and community locations for sustainable nutrition and income generation
  • Participation in Malindza community Anti-baby dumping campaign
  • Malindza rural community farm sponsorship
  • Install SOLAR ENERGY in 10 child-headed households
  • Educational Sponsorship of 15 orphans of child-headed homes
WE NEED YOU! Our next service-learning trips to Swaziland will be June and July 2013
Contact Annie anniefightspoverty@gmail.com for more details and check out our website for dates and availability!

"Costume Contest for a Cause" Party 

 

Time to get creative... we're having a costume contest and you're invited!! Don't worry, if you dont have time to make a costume - we'd still like to see you there in your normal attire. 


$20 wristband for an open bar (wine & snacks) and entrance into the optional trivia and costume contests - both of which will award amazing prizes from local businesses like SkyZone, Calvin Fletcher's Coffee House and BlueBeard!! Enjoy live entertainment from a super awesome band -  The Dapper 

 

ALL of the proceeds go supoort GHFP's ophan programming in Swaziland... A great reason to party with PURPOSE :)

 

Get brainstorming on fun holiday related costumes and start creating - So many ideas.... Santa, Mrs. Claus, elves, trees, presents, naughty & nice lists, eggnog, stockings, the Abominable Snowman...the fun never stops!  

 

All are welcome!

To help us plan how much refreshments to have, please RSVP (not required, but helpful) anniefightspoverty@gmail.com

 


Dec 22nd 

8pm to 11pm 

Fletcher's Place for Art and Books

642 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis
 

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