2016 Annual Report
During the past year, you’ve impacted so many lives with HELP and HOPE. And together, we were able to reach more people than ever before. Thank you for your compassion and generosity in 2016! You saw the need of a desperate refugee, an impoverished family, a child dreaming of a brighter future, or a girl fighting to escape the sex industry — and you chose to act. The incredible difference you’ve made is immeasurable.
You’ve done so much — I can’t thank you enough.
Founder and President
What do HELP and HOPE look like?
HELP and HOPE show people they matter to God both now and for eternity. That’s why your gifts provide immediate, urgent aid as well as long-term solutions for lasting transformation. Here’s our holistic approach:
Aid and relief
When you provide help in times of crisis, you meet critical needs while also establishing a relationship of trust.
Sustainability and education
After a person’s most urgent needs are met, you can provide him with the tools necessary to begin building a better future.
Finally, you can help entire communities break the chains of poverty forever with essentials like clean water, shelter, and health care.
Your love is more powerful than ISIS
Bedria’s family had no warning that ISIS was drawing near to their home in Qaraqosch — in a breath, they were driven into the streets with nothing but the clothes on their backs. But in their most vulnerable hour, God used you to bring about the miracle they needed.
You also helped send lifesaving aid and relief to 616,520 people in impoverished nations around the world.
Your love arrived in rural India
Manisha was only a few years old when her low-caste, impoverished community dissolved into mayhem. Desperation skyrocketed when government regulations banned one of the community’s main sources of income: snake charming. Nearly every day, Manisha was forced to look into the uncaring eyes of strangers who brushed past her on the streets while her stomach ached for food and her hands remained empty. But you didn’t overlook her.
You also helped
• 13,719 child sponsorships
• 83 clean-water projects in 10 countries
• Giving 66,086 people access to clean water
How you nourished a church in Rwanda
Deep in the heart of southern Rwanda, poverty and disease seem unstoppable. But they aren’t, thanks to you! You helped a light emerge in the darkness — the remarkable faith of the church in Bugarama. This church had grown so much that the congregation could no longer fit in the small, wooden house where they had been meeting … but you answered their prayers.
We see this as a time for spiritual transformation,” the pastor said. That’s
transformation that you made possible!
Your trust is our top priority.
We are ethically and financially accountable so you can have confidence your support is being used responsibly to help as many people as possible.
As part of our financial commitment to you, we promise to …
1. Maximize every dollar you give to urgently help people with the greatest needs.
2. Uphold the highest standards of integrity in our relationships with you and our national partners.
3. Regularly report on the e ectiveness of your gifts and the lives you are helping change.
We also submit to annual review by independent auditors and several nonprofit financial watch groups, including Ministry Watch and Charity Navigator, to ensure complete transparency.
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