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BECOME AN ABOLITIONIST

North County Abolitionists

Human trafficking is not just happening internationally. It is here in the US and even in our small towns and communities. The North County Abolitionists are bringing awareness and education about human trafficking and its local presence to north San Luis Obispo County. This group hosts quarterly documentary films in the community to shed light on this terrible reality. In addition, the group offers training on how to spot signs of trafficking, and survivor resources. They meet weekly to plan and pray. Email kristin@globalsharingusa.org for more info.

 

DRESS A GIRL...CHANGE A LIFE

Dress-A-Girl-Around-the-World

Can you sew? It may be fast becoming a lost art, but a love of sewing can be put to good and effective use for the Kingdom! {em} would like to introduce you to Hope 4 Women International, a Christ-centered non-profit that founded the Dress-A-Girl program in 2009. Since then, people from around the world are sewing simple sun dresses. Why? By giving a girl a new dress you not only give her dignity, you could be changing her destiny. Dress a Girl Around the World provides patterns, ways to be involved and opportunities for you to deliver or to help fund the delivery of dresses to girls around the world. Through the Tehachapi Chapter, {em} has already delivered dresses to little girls in Costa Rica, India, and Philippines! Together we really are dressing girls around the world, and we'd love to start a chapter here on the Central Coast. To find out more email Janet at janet@esthermovement.org

 

 

DONATE SUPPLIES

North County Abolitionists Survivor Fund 

NCA needs CVS-type or grocery gift cards for their Survivor Fund. Small household items are also needed. Contact kristin@globalsharingusa.org if you want to help.

 

 

Because Justice Matters  

The Well, a neighborhood drop-in center for women in San Francisco, needs everything from basic hygiene items to art supplies to nail polish to dance tutus for their precious little ballerinas. Click HERE for more on what is needed and how to donate. 

 

 

Tree of Life Pregnancy Support Center  

Consider Tree of Life the next time you are cleaning out your garage. They can always use donations of baby clothes, cribs, strollers, high chairs, and maternity clothes. Click HERE for more info on how to donate.

 

 

Loaves and Fishes  

This organization is committed to providing emergency food for transients and others in need in the North County. They are currently accepting donations of commercially produced and sealed food items as well as produce grown in local gardens. Click HERE to find out more on how to help.

 

 

PRAY WITH US

Prayer Gathering

Join the GS prayer team as we meet to pray for ministry, mission, and the world! Second Wednesday of each month, 4:00pm, Global Sharing Offices. Email Cindy at hippigoatmamma@gmail.com for more info.

 

 

SERVE THE HOMELESS

Tunnel Vision Church

Tunnel Vision Church began when a couple guys decided to make breakfast burritos one Sunday morning for the homeless in Sunken Gardens Park. Through love and consistency — and simple discipleship principles (see EZRA Journey) — soon a church was born. If you have a heart to see the homeless find Jesus, join us! Contact ron@globalsharingusa.org for more info.

 

ECHO Shelter

El Camino Homeless Outreach (the only homeless shelter in North San Luis Obispo County) is always in need of volunteers. A wide variety of opportunities for involvement exist. Check their website for more info by clicking HERE.

 

 

STUDY ABROAD FROM RIGHT HERE AT HOME

International Bible Study

Encourage one of Global Sharing's international ministry partners by studying the Bible together. GS staff members facilitate small group Bible studies over SKYPE with ministry leaders all over the world. These studies are a time of refreshment and encouragement to our ministry partners as well as the people who participate in them. We currently have studies going with Mexico and India and our team will be starting a study with our African partners soon. Contact ron@globalsharingusa.org for more info or to plug into a study time.

 

 

BECOME AN INTERN

Because Justice Matters

Our Ministry Partner BJM is always looking for interns to serve at The Well in San Francisco. This neighborhood drop-in center serves the local women and girls that live in the Tenderloin. They offer dance classes, art, mom's lunch, nail day, and more. Interns will grow in leadership skills and in their faith as they learn about the complexity of ministry in this inner-city context. Click HERE for more info or to apply.