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As we begin our journey into becoming a well known Christian inspired outdoors brand, we’re going to embedded one of the most well known Christian teachings into our mission. Charity. The non-profits we partner with will vary every season, and we look forward to funding mission trips, education, conservation, social entrepreneurship, and among other things that our planet and fellow humanity needs.
The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Donors, staff, and volunteers all play an important role in our efforts to end hunger in the United States. 40 million people face hunger in the U.S. today — including more than 12 million children and nearly five million seniors. Hunger knows no boundaries — it touches every community in the U.S., including your own.
For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited me in; | Matthew 25:35
How does my purchase with DiscoverHorizons help contribute 10 meals with this organization?
“Unlike walking into a grocery store and paying retail prices for food, Feeding America works directly with major manufacturers, retailers and other partners across the country to secure safe, healthy food that would otherwise go to waste. According to a ReFED study conducted in 2016, 72 billion pounds of food is wasted in America each year. Through our partnerships, Feeding America works to rescue this food before it’s wasted — making a difference for the people we serve and for the environment. Because of these successful partnerships, every dollar you donate to Feeding America helps secure and distribute at least 12 pounds of food — the equivalent of 10 meals — through our nationwide network of food banks. Learn more about Feeding America’s allocation of donation dollars.“
Did you know 80,000 acres of forests disappear from the Earth every day? One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in Shelburne, Vermont. They work with amazing reforestation organizations around the world that need financial support to help them get more trees in the ground.
They plant trees in North America, South America, Asia, and Africa. Most of their projects help with restoration from forest fires and floods, as well as creating jobs, building communities, and protecting habitat for biodiversity.
How does my purchase with DiscoverHorizons help plant trees with this organization?
Tree costs vary based on region and partner. Here is a quick and easy cost breakdown of how we get one tree planted in an average region:
$.50 -.85 for one tree sapling to be grown at a nursery
$.20 – $.30 per tree to be planted
$.08 – $.20 per tree average with transport costs, material costs
$.10 – $.22 ongoing maintenance of trees
$.12 – $.15 operating costs
$.03 – $.05 credit card processing fees, transaction costs
The story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-37) gives a clear picture of God’s desire for us to help those in desperate need wherever we find them. After describing how the Samaritan rescued a hurting man whom others had passed by, Jesus told His hearers, “Go and do likewise.” For over 40 years, Samaritan’s Purse has done it’s utmost to follow Christ’s command by going to the aid of the world’s poor, sick, and suffering. You have the option of giving a Gospel booklet to a child so they can learn about Jesus.
How does my purchase with DiscoverHorizons help contribute colorful Gospel booklets to children with this organization?
“For just $5, we can supply colorful booklets for 30 boys and girls to read and discover how they can follow Christ. Every single shoebox is an opportunity to tell them about Jesus, so we supply booklets in over 70 languages that churches and Christian partners hand out along with the gifts as they present the Gospel. Learn more about our Gospel booklets here.“