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2020 is going to be a hard year for our camps. There is something deep inside me that wants to believe that this difficult year is going to produce something great, though. This is not what we planned, but I continue to push on because I believe in the miracles that happen when we come together. You don't have to do something big, just do something. Together we can keep our camps going, and in this time I truly believe we'll make something new we did not know before. I want to be amazed by us. I want us to feel like we did something great, something we weren't sure was possible.
Troy Taylor
Troy has raised $3,250 from 25 contributors towards a goal of $2,400 Please contribute now
Keep the Fire Burning
$14,670 raised
147% of $10k goal
188 contributors
31 Days running

As we all do our part to save lives by sheltering in place, the United Methodist Camps of Oregon-Idaho have seen their Spring and early Summer group reservations cancelled or postponed. 

Join the Alton L. Collins Retreat Center, Camp Latgawa, Camp Magruder, Sawtooth Camp, Suttle Lake Camp, and Wallowa Lake Camp in raising money to cover the basic expenses. Supporters can keep camp utilities funded by contributing to Keep the Fire Burning. You can keep camp operating in a time where income to keep the lights on is scarce.

As we await the time when it is safe to gather again in groups, we have reduced our expenses as low as possible. Through stimulus small business loans, we are able to keep camp staff working through June and providing for their families.

This support will empower all 6 camps to focus on being ready to welcome people again when the coronavirus pandemic subsides. Your gift will make it possible for these sites to live out our mission of "Creating Sacred spaces of Christian hospitality and learning." 

We are looking forward to sharing the fire that your gift will keep burning until we are together.

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