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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: International, International Development

Mission: Partnering with God to transform the lives of vulnerable children, disaster victims, and those who go to serve them.

Results: Since 1983, more than 16,000 volunteers have served with Forward Edge in 35 nations, including the U.S, and tens of thousands of lives have been impacted by the work of Forward Edge. Our vision is to see vulnerable children cared for, disaster victims restored, and everyone involved with Forward Edge discovering and pursuing God’s plan for their lives.

Target demographics: reshape futures for vulnerable children and restore homes for disaster victims

Direct beneficiaries per year: provide medical care for 2,700, meals for 50,000, assistance to 1,150 disaster victims, 700 with safe drinking water and 121 with sustainable livelihoods

Geographic areas served: Haiti, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua and the U.S.

Programs: holistic care programs for children (funded through child sponsorship) and short-term mission teams to aid disaster victims rebuilding their lives.

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1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters



Rating: 5

I recently returned from a trip with Forward Edge to Oaxaca, Mexico. The trip was absolutely life changing. I was so impressed with the work they are doing in Oaxaca specifically how much programming they can offer to a large amount of families for a small amount of money. Every penny (or peso) is put to good use. The staff in the field (both Mexican nationals and American missionaries) serve with genuine hearts, working for the good of the community from sun up to sun down. The cost of our trip provided not only our room and board, but also provided money to work on a water project including paying local workers to come in and do the work. I love that this ministry supports local community members in bettering their community. I plan to return to Oaxaca with Forward Edge every year, and I am committed to helping them find more child sponsors and raise money to eventually be able to open a school for the students they work with. After being in the field with Forward Edge, I am 100% confident that they are using their money with complete integrity and limiting their overhead in order to put as much money as possible into the field. I recommend them with great enthusiasm.



Rating: 5

I worked as a fundraising consultant for FEI. I got to see the behind-the-scenes workings of the organization. FEI is an organization that has so much integrity and care for their donors. I really appreciated working with them. The work they do is amazing and they are responsible stewards of the financial gifts made to them.