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New year, same crowdfunding platform... or is it?

By: BRIEYA MIKALE on | Comments: 1


New year, same crowdfunding platform…or is it?
While GiveSendGo is the same Christ following, freedom loving, justice seeking platform, we have some New Year's resolutions! We took a look at our platform’s yearly analytics - from givers, to senders, to go-ers. We were blown away at how God is growing and using GiveSendGo to share hope to the world. 
We’ve seen this through giving a voice to someone whose campaign was taken down on another site. When society told them their voice doesn’t matter because it's different from their own, they chose to silence it. 
And don’t get me started on the miraculous stories from our prayer partner ministry. We could talk about it all day! God, through His divine intervention, uses those phone calls to do miracles! There’s one that still makes me tear up that I’ll briefly share. I won’t go into it fullly, but we had one call that God used to stop a suicide that was about to happen right at the time of the phone call. This person had lost all hope and had a gun in their hand. God created this person and He loves His children! So, God led our Prayer Team to call them at the right place at the right time to let that very special person know He see’s them, hears them and is mourning with them. And from that phone call and God’s love toward that person, they were able to see a glimmer of hope. 
Jesus! You have blessed our company SO much! Use us to bless your kingdom more. Speak, your servants are listening!
God calls us to be generous. If we’re going to help lead a movement of generosity, freedom, and becoming more Christ-like, then we need to read the Bible and follow Jesus’ example of a what a true leader is.
Jesus, our shepherd, the leader who leaves the 99 for the one, served his people. Day and night he served with humility, healed the sick, and performed miracle upon miracle. Jesus didn’t ride on the back of a horse when he arrived in Jerusalem. He CHOSE a donkey, a symbol of peace and humility, over a horse which often in the Bible had relations to kings and war. He CHOSE to wash the feet of his disciples, including Judas who Jesus knew would soon betray him. There are countless examples of Jesus being God’s humble servant. We should want to be more like Jesus. 
This year GiveSendGo wants to serve every campaign on our website. We want to make the experience even more easy to understand, quick to set up, and reliable. We want to be a site you can trust. This is something we are constantly trying to improve. With that being said, we do have an announcement about this upcoming year we’re very excited to share! Starting Monday, January 2, 2023, GiveSendGo is lowering our processing rate to 2.7% + 30cents for new donations to USA based campaigns. 
Thank you Jesus for all that you are doing and continue to do with GiveSendGo. We would also like to thank all of our GiveSendGo users for standing with us through thick and thin! Have a happy New Year everyone!
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12 days of Christmas!

By: BROOKLYN O on | Comments: 0

12 days of Christmas!

During the holiday season we celebrate Jesus and the hope he brings all year long!

In our mission of sharing that hope, we've found that the best way to honor God is to show his love to one another.

That's why this year we will be releasing a new challenge for you every day counting down to Christmas, because here at GiveSendGo, we are all about Giving!

12. Tuesday, December 13th - Pay it forward at a local coffee shop!

11. Wednesday, December 14th - Bake cookies for a neighbor!

10. Thursday, December 15th - Hold the door for a stranger every chance you have!

9. Friday, December 16th - Pick up some litter today!

8. Saturday, December 17th - Leave a note and gift for the mailman!

7. Sunday, December 18th - Donate books to your local library!

6. Monday, December 19th - Smile, acknowledge the people around you!

5. Tuesday December 20th - Take someone out and let them talk!

4. Wednesday, December 21st - Bring all the carts in a parking lot to the corral

3. Thursday, December 22nd - Start a friendship bread chain!

2. Friday, December 23rd - Bake cookies for a neighbor!

1. Saturday, December 24th - Bake cookies for a neighbor!

Sunday, December 25th - Merry Christmas!

 

“Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior -yes, the Messiah, the Lord- has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! Luke 2:10-11


 
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Why Giving Tuesday is important to us!

By: BRIEYA MIKALE on | Comments: 1

The Lord calls us to live generously! There are many examples in the bible where Jesus shows what it means to live generously, including the biggest act of generosity the world has ever known - dying on the cross to save those who believe in him. Now THAT’S radical generosity!  
Wow, writing that gives me goosebumps 

                               “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16:
                                
This is why Giving Tuesday is a special holiday to GiveSendGo! Not only do we share the first name ‘Give’ but we also love what the holiday stands for. Giving Tuesday encourages people all around the world to do their part in being generous, whether that’s being generous by donating or with your time by raising money for a cause that is important to you. 

GiveSendGo is ALWAYS striving to be the example of giving, not just the platform for it!

This year for Giving Tuesday, GiveSendGo is excited to be giving away thousands of dollars to Giving Tuesday campaigns on our site! This giveaway will take place on November 29, 2022, all day long.
Examples of campaigns that may be awarded money by GiveSendGo on Giving Tuesday are: nonprofits raising money towards their mission, raising money for a nonprofit you want to help out, or even for an action, you plan to take in your community to make a difference.

Today, we encourage you to pray and ask God to show you how you can be generous this Giving Tuesday! Whether that’s giving to a campaign or starting one for a cause close to your heart on GiveSendGo. Keep Shining Brightly for the Lord!
 
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