Support our ELCA World Hunger Daily Bread Matching Grant fundraiser!
"And taking the five loaves and the two fish, [Jesus] looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. And all ate and were filled. What was left over was gathered up, twelve baskets of broken pieces" (Luke 9:16-17).
As part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's (ELCA) ongoing response to hunger in communities across the United States and the Caribbean, our congregation is partnering with ELCA World Hunger to raise funds for our feeding ministry through a Daily Bread Matching Grant. Ascension social ministry will be purchasing food for the Mississippi Food Bank with all of the resulting funds.
We need your help to make sure we generate the maximum amount of support for our Jackson MS and metropolitan area neighbors experiencing enduring economic and health challenges. ELCA World Hunger is kickstarting our fundraiser with a $500 grant. With your help, we can raise $500 or more to match the grant from ELCA World Hunger. We have until Sunday, June 20th to meet our goal. Every gift truly makes a difference — thank you as always for your generous support!
About ELCA World Hunger
Working with and through ELCA congregations in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, plus Lutheran churches overseas and other partners, ELCA World Hunger is uniquely positioned to reach communities in need. From health clinics to microloans, from water wells to animal husbandry, and from community meals to advocacy, ELCA World Hunger supports sustainable solutions that attack the root causes of hunger and poverty.
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