May 5, 2020
SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR OUR KIDZ ON TUESDAY!
GAGives.org is promoting an extra day of generosity for extra challenging circumstances. Donations toward this campaign will ensure Kidz2Leaders can seamlessly provide stability, opportunity, and a Christian community to children of inmates, many of which have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
The PPP provision of the CARES Act will help sustain our ministry in the short term. Your donations toward ongoing operations will ensure services continue through the summer and into 2021. We are currently reworking our budgets to accommodate the following programming changes that have become necessary.
Impact of our current environment on our programming:
- Kidz2Leaders’ Annual Golf Tournament benefiting Camp Hope – This event, our primary spring fundraising event scheduled for April 27, had to be cancelled.
- Camp Hope – While our May session has been postponed, we are actively planning for Camp Hope in July. If overnight camp is ultimately deemed unsafe, we will deliver our messages of love, forgiveness, trust, joy, and servant leadership through smaller day camp sessions or small group mentoring and discipleship.
- Interns4Tomorrow – Monthly I4T training has continued via Zoom with strong participation from students and volunteers Students will maintain the opportunity to earn income this summer, even if in-office internships are impossible. Alternative plans include remote work, online certifications, special projects, and virtual mentoring.
- Family & Alumni Support – We have facilitated over $13,000 in financial assistance since March thanks to Stand Together and private donors. Staff continue to connect families with food, housing and employment resources. Parents and alumni have found connection through our recurring Bible studies on Zoom, and individual check-ins.