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Upcoming Events

There are several upcoming opprtunities to support Caroline's Promise! On December 5th, Caroline's Promise will be at the Holiday Market at BB&T that is hosted by the RMA Triad Chapter of Women in Business. Time: 11am-2:30pm Place: 7701 Airport Center Drive, Greensboro On December 10th there will be a Christmas Open House at the Holbrook's house. There will be desserts, hot drinks, and lots of beautiful fair trade gifts. This is a great way to get some Christmas shopping done while supporting our friends in Guatemala! Time: 2-5pm Place: David & Lisa's House - 1950 Beeson Rd, Kernersville (In Colfax) For more info you can call or text Lisa at 336-669-7340 On December 12th, Caroline's Promise will be at the Westover MOPS meeting selling fair trade items and sharing about what is going on in Guatemala! Time: 11:30am Place: Westover Church - 505 Muirs Chapel Road, Greensboro We have dates available if you would like to host a

Today! #GivingTuesday gifts double matched between 8 and 8:30am

Today is the day! When you donate between 8 and 8:30am on #GivingTuesday your gift will be double matched!  Set a reminder and go to THIS PAGE (Click) to make your donation.  Donations will only be matched for $1000 per fundraising page.  So......if that page has reached $1000 in donations please go to this page.  Or this page. Remember that Facebook is waiving transaction fees for all donations made on #GivingTuesday so if you see this after 8:30am - you are still making the most of your giving by donating on Tuesday, November 28. Spread the word and help us complete the Building of Promise in Guatemala!

#GivingTuesday - Help us spread the word!

It's not too late!  Set up a personal fundraising page on Facebook today and give your friends the opportunity to partner with you on Tuesday! All who set up pages prior to #GivingTuesday and raise at least $500 by the end of 2017 will be entered into a drawing for incredible prizes including $100 gift cards that can be used for hotels & travel.  Give it a try!  The excitement on #GivingTuesday will be hard to miss and your friends need to know who to give to! On #GivingTuesday (November 28, 2017) YOU can help us raise money to complete the Building of Promise by creating a personal fundraising page on Facebook.  On Tuesday, Facebook will waive the transaction fees for donations made on a Facebook Fundraising Page and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is donating $2 Million that day to charities by matching every dollar given on one of these pages.   The giving starts on Tuesday at 8am EST and will be given until the $2 Million is gone.  We

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Caroline's Promise!  We are so thankful for everyone who has ever prayed for or given to this ministry. We could not do what we do without the support from you! Enjoy this day with your friends and family and reflect on what you are thankful for! "Give thanks to the LORD for he is good; his love endures forever" - 1 Chronicles 16:34

New Plans for the Building of Promise - We Need You!

When the Building of Promise was first planned we knew that it would have 3 floors.  The vision that God gave us clearly showed 3 levels and it was confirmed over and over when random people in Guatemala who didn't know about the project, told us of their dreams of a 3 story building that God would use to draw the community to Him.  You helped us build the first and second floors which have provided large classrooms, a beautiful library, offices,and a computer lab.  The church and school use this space daily.  Originally we thought that the third floor would be used to offer middle school grades, but after a lot of research, we have determined that the cost involved is not the best use of the resources God has given. I will admit, after several years of envisioning middle school grades in this space, I was a little confused when it became clear that this was not God's plan.  As a team, we began to look at this inner city community and our eyes were opened to the growin

How $25 becomes $75 on #GivingTuesday

  On #GivingTuesday (November 28, 2017) YOU can help us raise money to complete the Building of Promise by creating a personal fundraising page on Facebook.  On Tuesday, Facebook will waive the transaction fees for donations made on Facebook Fundraising Pages and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is donating $2 Million that day to charities by matching every dollar given on one of these pages.   The giving starts on Tuesday at 8am EST and will be given until the $2 Million is gone.   We think it will go quickly! encourage people to give a generous donor is matching any donation made between 8 and 8:30am Tuesday, up to $2500.  How can you help? We need 50 people to set up Facebook fundraising pages prior to Tuesday morning and then promote it like crazy, encouraging people to give between 8 and 8:30am.   It's easy!  We've provided all of the instructions here and are ready to help you!  Just call or text Lisa at 336-669-7

How Can Your Christmas Shopping Support Caroline's Promise?

Amazon Smile is a easy way to support Caroline's Promise! All you have to do is shop on Amazon, and a portion of what you spent will be donated to Caroline's Promise!  Shop for everyone on your gift list this Christmas at this link. Be sure to follow this link before you shop and choose Ca roline's Promise.  The next time you shop, be sure to go to first and your purchases will automatically count!  You can even track your impact! #YouShopAmazonDonates

Middle School Camp Update!

Thank you to everyone who sponsored a teen for youth camp in Guatemala. Our middle schoolers recently returned from their camp. The theme of this year's camp was, "The Misuse of Time and Technology". This year's camp included middle schoolers from Adonai Church and the community of Gerona. We love how the sister churches are working together. We are so proud of our youth and young adults at Adonai Church who are rising up and leading the next generation. Many of these leaders were in our child sponsorship program. It has been amazing to see how child sponsorship impacts and molds the leaders at Adonai. The youth at Adonai Church also did fundraisers to pay for their way to camp. The only money Caroline's Promise needed to raise was for the teens in Gerona. Because of this, more teens in Gerona were able to attend. We want to thank everyone who helped send these teens to camp! They had an awesome time learning about technology and

Yummy Desserts at "Celebrate & Participate"

We want to give a shout out to all of the amazing companies and individuals who are donating yummy desserts for our "Celebrate & Participate" event on Friday, November 17.  It's not too late to RSVP!  And drop by one of these businesses for your sweet needs and tell them "Thank you!" for supporting Caroline's Promise Sweet Talk  Cake and All Things Yummy   da Vinci's Table   Roasted Coffee Depot   The Village Grill Tasty Bakery Amy Dameron Kimberly Dameron Kristi Clary Lisa Sheffield Rodney Farrell & Lisa Hensley Fogelman Associates of NC, Inc. 

Hold Fast Coffee - "Que Rico!"

  In Guatemala when something tastes delicious we say "Que Rico!" Once again our friends at Hold Fast Coffee have created a special blend from Guatemala just for Caroline's Promise.  We are thankful for their partnership and investment in the work that God is doing in Guatemala.   All proceeds from the sell of this coffee will go to the completion of the Building of Promise in Guatemala City. You can order your ground coffee here or enjoy a cup or two at "Celebrate & Participate" on Friday, November 17.  This adorable owl mug from Guatemala will be available in our Fair Trade Market at the event. Check out their other blends and let them know that you appreciate their support of Caroline's Promise!

Don't miss this exciting part of "Celebrate & Participate"

You don't want to miss "Celebrate & Participate" next Friday night at Calvary Church. We are super excited to share that Rebecca Baltzer of Prophetics Gallery will be there, creating an original piece of art during our celebration.   She has graciously offered to donate the finished product for us to auction! Join us as we: Celebrate!   Come enjoy coffee and dessert, shop the fair trade market and hear incredible stories about the ways God is working  among our partner ministries in Guatemala. Lives, families and whole communities are being impacted, and we can't wait to share their stories!   Participate! You'll learn about the many ways you can get involved in the work God is doing through Caroline's Promise.  Whether it's volunteering, going on a mission trip,sponsoring a child, or making a financial gift, we'd love to help you find a way to get involved.   We'll also have a supervised program for c

Visit us at The Holiday Market this weekend

It's that time of the year again!  The Holiday Market! This is one of our favorite events of the year.  Where else can you purchase amazing handmade gifts and jewelry from artisans around the world, support the work of Caroline's Promise and have your pic taken with us?  Well, if that's not enough - you can also have your picture taken with Santa, taste some amazing food, and support other vendors! We have some beautiful new items from Guatemala as well as from our friends who have ministries in Uganda, Kenya, Peru, and Asia.  Prices range from $5 - $45 and you'll find something for everyone! November 4, 2016– Fri. (10am – 9pm) November 5, 2016– Sat. (9am – 7pm) November 6, 2016– Sun. (11am – 5pm) 2017 Admission $8/Adult, $1/Child (6-12), Under 6 Free Same Day Free Return Click  here for more information and a printable $1 off coupon.  Our booth is #9603. See you there!