We're HALF WAY There...

July 15, 2016 rachelmiley Blog

45 days of taking a stand.
And Stand for Orphans you did! We are halfway through the summer & we have loved seeing so many of you engage your families and children through hosting stands of all kinds: lemonade, popsicles, baked goods, dog treats and even farm-fresh produce! Your creativity and enthusiasm amazes us.

People have signed up to make a stand all over the country! Here’s a quick overview of what Lifeline friends have accomplished in this first half of summer:

An offer of a $50,000 match for all funds raised through Stand for Orphans

An offer of a $10,000 match for funds raised in North Carolina

256 amazing stands being planned across the United States (and Canada too!)

73 Stands in Alabama

26 Stands in North Carolina

19 Stands in Georgia

138 Stands in other states all over the country!

Over $39,000 raised to defend orphaned and vulnerable children all over the world!

As we mentioned, a generous partner has offered to match every $1 up to $50,000. So we’ve still got some work to do! Will you help us maximize the impact of this gift & receive both matches? Here’s how you can help:
Make a Stand to Take a Stand
What is Stand for Orphans? Watch this video from the founders of Stand for Orphans, kids who wanted to make a difference in the lives of other kids.

Sign up for your Free Stand for Orphans Kit and see the resources we’ve created for you to host a stand! If you like what you see, you can get started planning your own stand.
Need some tips and ideas? Read these steps to a successful stand from other grown ups who have helped kids host a stand! Also, don’t forget to check out our Facebook page for examples of other stands to get ideas!

We hear there are prizes…
You heard right! Our friend Nicholas took a Stand for Orphans this summer, and here he is thoroughly enjoying the fruit of his hard work.

See the Stand for Orphans Kit for a full break down of what you have the opportunity to win when you raise funds for Lifeline through your stand.
Donate
Mail or drop off funds raised through your stand at
2104 Rocky Ridge Road
Birmingham, Al 35216

Make an online donation of your funds at

And select Stand for Orphans as what prompted your gift.

Questions?
Contact Sarah Temple
sarah.temple@lifelinechild.org
205.967.0811

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