Organizations We Have Recently Supported

In 2015 your generosity has supported grants of $55,171 to local, national, and international charitable organizations. This money has come from your monthly donations and income from the Faith Weavers Endowment Fund.

$23,689 (43%) of Faith Weavers grants went to local charities. They are: the Association of Interfaith Ministries (AIM), Christian Counseling Services, Christmas Outreach, Community Cancer Services of Isabella County, Connections that Count, Divine Mercy Center, Girls on the Run of Central Michigan, Mexican American Council, St. Vincent DePaul Parish, United Way of Isabella County, and the Women’s Aid Services. $31,482 (57%) went to national and international charities such as the Alicia De La Cruz Fores Orphanage in Mexico, Catholic Relief Service, Doctors Without Borders, Global Compassion, HELPS International (Guatemala Stove Project), Hope for Haiti, and Wings of Mercy. Also included in these grants was $14,582 to the people of El Salvador through the Friends of El Salvador Committee.

 

The Friends of El Salvador Committee supports projects to improve the standard of living for the Salvadoran people. The Committee provides grants to improve community infrastructure and educational opportunities. Below are pictures from projects funded in past years.

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These two pictures show a Church in the community of Miramar funded through grants from the Friends of El Salvador.

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A soccer field constructed in the village of Miramar funded by the Friends of El Salvador

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This photo shows one of over 150 latrines contructed in villages in El Salvador. The latrines are designed for waste material can be recycled to produce fertilizer for crops.

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The Friends of El Salvador support projects to improve educational opportunities for youth in El Salvador. Pictured above are students who received scholarships to attend school.

 

 

Here is a list of organizations we have supported in the past:

Local Organizations Website
Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org
Angela Hospice www.angelahospice.org
Association of Interfaith Ministries
Central Mich Chap. American Red Cross www.centralmichigan.redcross.org/
Central Michigan District Health Dept www.cmdhd.org
Central Michigan Pregnancy Services www.pregnancycmps.com/
Christmas Outreach www.immanuelmp.com/reach-out/christmas-outreach
Christian Counseling Service  
Commission on Aging www.isabellacounty.org/dept/coa
Community Cancer Services Isabella Co. www.isabellacommunitycancer.org/
Community Compassion Network www.ccnfeeds.org
Free Clinic (McLaren Central Mich.) www.mclaren.org/Main/service12freeclinics.aspx
Friends of Isabella Seniors http://www.isabellacounty.org/donor-opportunities/888-friends-of-isabella-seniors-fois
Girls on the Run of Central Michigan www.gotrcentralmichigan.org
Goodrow Fund www.stjohnsmtpleasantmi.org/goodrow.html
Imagination Library www.mtpleasantlib.org
Isabella County Food Pantry
Isabella County Soup Kitchen www.icsk.org
Isabella County Restoration House www.icrhouse.org
KISS Program
Listening Ear www.listeningear.com/
Mexican American Council Inc
Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum www.mpdiscoverymuseum.org/
New Hope www.1newhope.org/
Next Step of West Michigan www.nextstep-wm.org
Saginaw Survivors of Suicide www.saginawsurvivorsofsuicide.org
St. Vincent DePaul stvincentdp.com
Wings of Mercy www.wingseastmi.org/
Women’s Aid Service www.womensaidservice.org
Woodland Hospice www.woodlandhospice.com/
National and International Organizations
Alicia De La Cruz Fores Orphanage
American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
American Heart Association www.heart.org
American Red Cross National www.RedCross.org
Angela Hospice www.angelahospice.org
Casa Hogar del Buen
Doctors Without Borders www.doctorswithoutborders.org
Gandahara Ed. and Vacational Service Org. gandaharango.org
Global Compassion www.globalcompassioninc.org/
Global Health Outreach www.cmda.org
Haqte Blanger Orphanage (Haiti)
Heifer Project International www.heifer.org
HELPS International (Guatemalan Stove Team) www.helpsintl.org/
Hope for Haiti www.hopeforhaiti.com/
Marynoll Lay Missions www.mklm.org
Matthew 25 of Haiti www.m25m.org/
Mulli Children’s Family www.mullychildrensfamily.org
Pryecto Pastoral At Dolores Mission www.proyectopastoral.org
Pure Water for the World www.purewaterfortheworld.org
Saved by God’s Grace www.SavedByGodsGrace.org
SHARE Foundation www.share-elsalvador.org
Sister of St. Clare www.srsclare.com/
Southern Poverty Law Center www.splcenter.org/
Sr. of Precious Blood Orphanage preciousbloodsistersdayton.org
St. John’s Episcopal Church / International