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Ben Nowak Mission Trip to Haiti December 2014
$210 raised
26% of $800 goal
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December 27th 2014 through January 3rd 2015, I will be accompanying my fellow missionaries to the Chadasha Foundation Orphan Retreat Center in Montrouis, Haiti in support of the Rideout family and the important ministry they oversee. The Rideout’s are faithful missionaries, from our local church, who have chosen to follow God and be a light to the Haitian people. They have dedicated their lives to God by relocating to Haiti to minister to the children and families of the orphanage. I have a deep heartfelt desire to be a witness to these children and aid the Rideout's in building upon this great work.

Some of the supporting activities we will provide while in Haiti will include:

  • Construction activities (playground for children, building maintenance and repairs, etc.)
  • Ministering to and sharing love with the Haitian children
  • Caring for and supporting the workers
  • Various skills, gifts, and passions of those participating on the mission trip

Your financial support in this endeavor will assist in the following ways:

  • Travel to the orphanage (Airfare and transportation)
  • Provision of daily needs (Lodging and food)
  • Medical expenses (Shots and medication)
  • Documentation expenses (Passports, and travel insurance)
  • Financial giving to the Rideout missionary family

I am asking you to search your heart and, as you feel led, partner with me financially in this worthy endeavor. As with any charitable giving, there is no minimum (nor maximum.) My hope is that you would be willing and able to give as much as you can. As a student at UNC Asheville, entering my final year of Bachelor of Science Computer Science concentration in Information Systems, my financial provisions are extremely limited, and I would be personally grateful for your support. The estimated cost stands at roughly $1200 to $1900 per missionary. I am happy to provide a prospective breakdown of cost should you desire. Be assured that all money will be put towards Grace Blue Ridge’s support of the Rideout’s, as well as the December 2014 team. Any donation amounts above the actual cost will be held for future missions projects undertaken by the church.

To assist in the work taken up by the missions team, please send your financial contribution to:

Grace Blue Ridge
109 Florence Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792

To aid in funds tracking and accounting, be sure to include the following information in the memo line of your Check or Money Order:

Ben Nowak - December 2014 Haiti Mission Trip

If you are unable to provide immediate financial support, I would ask that you may keep the children of the Chadasha Orphan Retreat Center (and for all the people of Haiti) in your mind. Pray for the children, the families, the missionaries and the Rideout’s. Your prayers and financial support are what keeps these great missions working towards better lives for God’s beautiful children.

Let me thank you in advance for your faithful prayers and generous support in reaching my funding goal of $2,000. I pray that you would share in my joy in bringing hope and light to these wonderful Haitian children and their families.

With humble gratitude,

Benjamin Nowak

Student and Servant

P.S. The financial need is urgent, and your timely donation will help us to direct more funds towards real need. As the deadlines approach, airline prices go up. So, please send your support today so that we can use more funding for the children. Thank you.

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- a personalized thank you letter, signed by me
- a quality print of a picture from the trip
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Consultation Session - 1 hour
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-1 hour of personalized computer consultation

I am a student of Computer Science and have an extremely diverse range of computer and software experience. If it has to do with a computer, or an application, I can likely help you with it.
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