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Review for Hope International, Lancaster, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Hope International provides funding for opportunities that allow people in some of the poorest nations of the world, to actually get out of poverty. They do this through effective micro-loans, training, coaching and encouragement.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Through first hand reports, witnessing the growth of the businesses our Bank of Hope has funded in the DR.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give it more funding.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

Hearing and learning about how micro-finance works and of the needs in the DR.

Why did you make your donation at this time?

We had a good year at Headstand Media. Wanted to do something that would create opportunities for others.

What would you tell others about this organization?

Fund one of their many projects. Watch what they do, and how it can completely change the lives of individuals and families in poverty.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Donor & My business (Headstand Media) funded a Bank of Hope in the Dominican Republic.
 

Review for Youth For Christ Usa, Inc., Englewood, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My family and I have supported YFC in various ways over many years. We appreciate the wide variety of ministry work they do and the way they do it. So many leaders today were influenced and helped by YFC when they were younger.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

A greater understanding of God's Word and God's work in the world because of YFC clubs when I was in Junior High and High School.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give it more funding.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Donor & I helped provide strategy for the YFC USA website.
 

Review for Global Action, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My family and I have supported Global Action in various ways since it was founded. We are very confident that the money we give is used for good purposes and ministry to people who need it.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Receiving personal reports from Global Action leadership in the form of letters, emails, phone calls, visits to our home.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Give it more money and resources.

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Definitely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

The presentation of the needs at India Hope Center

Why did you make your donation at this time?

We did this as an extended Birkey family project instead of buying lots of Christmas gifts for each other. Everyone contributed.

What would you tell others about this organization?

Trustworthy, integrity, sincere, effective

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Donor & Funded a new Motorcycle and Sewing Machines for India Hope Center.