I love the work that Passion is doing and the desire that they have to impart upon this generation the supremacy of Christ and a passion for the Scriptures. I pray that God would continue to bless their efforts to change the world for God through college students.Here’s what happened:Cause//Goal//Given
Homeless//Towels and Socks for Atlanta area shelters. Given: 18,400 towels and 88,000 pairs of socks!Clean water//$75,000 for 15 wells in villages in India. Given: 24 wells!Micro-finance//200 small business loans for Afghan entrepreneurs totaling $40,000.
Given: 387 loans!Bibles//20,000 New Testaments to unreached in Colombia at $20,000. Given: 31,554 New Testaments!Feeding Children//Feed 1,000 at risk children in South Africa for one year at $50,000. Given: Feeding 2,225 children!Homes//Build 15 homes in Haiti at $54,000. Given: 39 homes!Sponsor Children//Sponsor 150 children and provide family essentials at a cost of $100,00. Given: 442 children sponsored!Human trafficking//Restoration and a future for 10 girls trapped in sex slavery in Bolivia at a cost of $36,000. Given: 22 girls rescued/restored!Surgeries for Children//$50,000 to fund 50 Hydrocephalus surgeries in Uganda. Given: 141 surgeries!Rescue women//$45,000 to fund 10 rescue operations to free sex slaves in the Philippines (each operation frees 15 women on average). Given: 29 rescue operations!Plus, College fund for Haitian earthquake survivor, Therissa Leo. Given: $23,106!
(This was not planned beforehand or factored into the $470,000 goal.)Total Given at Passion 2011 Atlanta: $1,167,249.24
Friday, January 14, 2011
College Students Impact the World
When I heard Louie Giglio read the stats of what was accomplished in 4 days by college students at the final session of Passion2011 in Atlanta, I was surprised by the shear amount of it all. In the days since, the tally has grown even more. Here's the final recap: