$101 TO $500

  • Many women have a dream to start their own small business, but it's hard to get started. A microloan is just what a woman needs to start her business, create a steady source of income, and even better, to help her family escape poverty.

    $125
  • In the next 10 years, the ELCA will need 4,000 new pastors to serve our current congregations and even more to start new ministries. Help future pastors throughout the church to say “yes” to God’s call to ministry without student debt being an obstacle to service.

    $140
  • A grove of fruit-tree seedlings can impact an entire community. Fruit-tree seedlings are specially selected for each location and climate and can include varieties, like mango trees, that are known to thrive in the driest of conditions, even drought.

    $150
  • A startling 2.5 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation, including toilets. A newly installed latrine, along with training in maintenance and proper hygiene, leads to a healthier, safer community, not to mention a much more comfortable place to take care of business.

    $150
  • Groceries, new clothes, housewares and toiletries can be a big help to a struggling family, especially after a disaster strikes and there’s damage to homes and businesses.

    $200
  • Start with a shared plot of land and good soil, add drought-resistant seeds and top it off with tools and training. The result? Plenty of tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, beans, cassava and other vegetables to go around.

    $200
  • In many places, just one bite from an infected mosquito could transmit malaria and lead to death. A mosquito net treated with long-lasting insecticide helps ensure that families are protected from this life-threatening disease.

    $250
  • Give your neighbor a fish, and they’ll eat for a day. Give your neighbors a community fish farm, and they’ll eat for a lifetime. A fish farm begins with a pond, training and a few fast-growing fish.

    $250
  • With a simple well, or spring box, as many as 500 families gain access to clean, safe water. Communities are healthier. People spend less on medical expenses. And instead of gathering water, women and children have time for work and school.

    $250
  • A nutritious diet helps care for children who have lost parents to HIV and AIDS, many of whom are HIV-positive themselves. Your support ensures they are not forgotten.

    $250
  • By providing schoolbooks, paper and pencils, you open a world of opportunity for boys and girls around the world.

    $300
  • The ELCA Youth Gathering is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel, worship, grow in faith and meet new friends from around the country. This gift ensures that a teen with disabilities can fully participate despite financial constraints.

    $300

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