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Limitless Holiday Match Campaign

Join Convoy of Hope this holiday season to help the poor and suffering around the world by doubling any financial gift you give. Recently, one of Convoy of Hope’s long-time friends generously offered an unlimited match that will double any gift given to our Feed the World Fund — Thanksgiving day through Christmas day.

When should I give?

Anytime starting Thanksgiving day and running through Christmas day.

How much should I give?

This limitless matching challenge gift will mean twice as many bags of groceries for struggling families at our Community Events — twice as many children fed — twice as much emergency aid in the aftermath of disasters. Any gift you make will double the impact you make.

Where do I give?

Starting Thanksgiving day you can give online at convoyofhope.org/limitless

Thank you in advance for joining with us by bringing hope to the world this holiday season and throughout the year.

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Convoy of Hope Europe: Alik’s story

Alik is an inspiration. As a child, he lost the use of both legs from disease and learned to walk on his hands, dragging his legs behind. But this didn’t stop him from attending a Convoy of Hope Europe event in Glinjeni three years ago.

Since then the COHEU team has stayed in close contact with Alik. They provided him with new furniture and renovated and cleaned his home and property. He was also given a modified bike that he pedals with his hands. Thanks to the bike, Alik is finally able to transport himself independently for the first time in his life.

Read more of Alik’s story at COHEU’s website.

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Sarah developed a heart for Haiti and the people she served. Sarah developed a heart for Haiti and the people she served.

Trees for Sarah

In April, 19-year-old Sarah Bryhan traveled to Haiti with a Convoy of Hope Compassion Team. Sarah and fellow students from Bellevue Christian Center in Nebraska served in a variety of roles during their time which included working with children, packing food at the warehouse and planting trees.

Deforestation is a major issue in Haiti, so part of the group’s goal was to work on a large scale reforestation project. Sarah was drawn to this project and quickly developed a heart for Haiti and the people she served.

Just days after she returned home from her trip, Sarah was killed in a car accident. Because of her passion for Haiti, her family and friends came together to set up a memorial fund that will allow Convoy of Hope to continue to plant more trees.

“When she got back from Haiti, she had such a bright face and big eyes when she talked about her work there,” says Serina Bullington, Sarah’s mother. “We felt a great way to honor Sarah would be to raise money to plant fruit trees for future Haitian generations.”

They have already raised more than $6,900, which will allow future teams to not only plant fruit trees during future trips, but also honor Sarah’s memory. Sarah’s parents plan to visit Haiti in 2015.

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Volunteers waiting to help unload food and supplies from a Convoy of Hope truck in partnership with MSCA. Volunteers waiting to help unload food and supplies from a Convoy of Hope truck in partnership with MSCA.

Convoy of Hope Partners with MSCA to Feed More than 120,000 in Orange County

Convoy of Hope recently delivered food and supplies to Costa Mesa, Calif., based Share Our Selves (SOS) for distribution to the hungry and homeless of Orange County.

Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) employees and volunteers received and processed the delivery on behalf of SOS. MSCA employees and volunteers filled bags with food that will be distributed at the SOS Food Pantry, assembled hygiene kits and wrote messages of hope to those receiving assistance.

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“We are thrilled to partner with Convoy of Hope and MSCA,” says Vanessa Ontiveros, facilities manager for SOS. “Their support, hard work and generous donation of grocery items will help SOS provide food and assistance to an average of 275 individuals a day. As we prepare for the increased demand during the holiday season, we are most appreciative of this tremendous donation.”

MSCA was in the Orange County area for their 2014 Annual Conference. Convoy of Hope shipped the tractor-trailer load of supplies from its World Distribution Center in Springfield, Mo., and United Rentals donated a forklift to assist with the event.

For a video recap of the event from MSCA, please visit http://youtu.be/stkJvvQlqDs.

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