We want to say THANK YOU for your help in kicking off our Epic Challenge to build sports fields for impoverished children at Christel House South Africa. Worldwide, we have raised just over $10,000 dollars to give our students a safe place to play. Every dollar of this will be matched by Christel House friends, Andy and Hermiene Ording.
But, we still have a long way to go.
The Ordings have generously agreed to match every dollar raised through March 31st – up to $25,000. We want to give our kids every dollar of this match.
Global Giving is pitching in as well. On Wednesday, March 13th, Global Giving will provide a 30% match on every gift made to Give South African Children A Safe Place To Play -- up to $1,000 per donation.
So – let’s do some math.
If you give a gift of $25 on March 13th, Global Giving will match your gift by 30%, bringing your contribution to $37.50. The Ordings will then match this donation, dollar-for-dollar, bringing your total donation to $65. This could have a tremendous impact.
We greatly appreciate your continued support.
There is $50,000 available. Matching begins at 9am EST and lasts until funds run out or 11:59 p.m.
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