Once Each Year, We Pause to Ask for Your Help: It’s Time

Each year, we ask God for $17,120 for Brigada’s annual budget. This helps cover the costs for the Google search engine, the websites and servers, the email-sending service (this is $150/month in and of itself), the part-time assistant who publishes the content we write, a few lightweight marketing costs, the anti-spam engine, the ongoing costs to develop apps (the Android app is done and active) and serve up a future for participants like you. Some (maybe half?) of our participants work in places in which they are unlikely to give major gifts, so many give smaller gifts of $15-$20 per year. But we’re grateful for each of those gifts. Others live and work in places in which they can give more — maybe $100 is the standard “True Fan of Brigada” gift. A few have been blessed by God in special ways. As a means of praising God, they have given gifts of $500, $1000, and $2000. Either way, we only ask for exactly $17,120 each year. If more were to come in (it’s never happened), we would apply it toward the next year. If you’ve ever used an item in Brigada or if you’d like to give on behalf of someone who can’t, just click “Donate” at www.brigada.org, or mail a check payable to Team Expansion (Brigada), 13711 Willow Reed Drive, Louisville, KY 40299. Team Expansion is a 501(c)3 incorporation so, for USA citizens, your gift to Christ by writing a check to Team Expansion is tax-deductible. Thank you, in advance, for your partnership!

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