Foundation News: May 2021
Struggling with high-interest rate seminary loans?
A Higher Education Loan Partner (HELP) loan may be the answer! The Foundation can consolidate and refinance your student loans at just 1.5%. Applications are accepted June 1 - September 1 annually. Visit our website to learn the criteria and apply!
Meet your expert estate planner:

Johni Hays of Thompson & Associates is ready to meet with anyone looking to review or create their will and estate plan. This service is provided by the Foundation and is entirely confidential. Learn more about the process and Johni here, or email us today to schedule your appointment.
Other good news:
Saving Grace is a success!

Thank you so much to the students who attended the spring session of our virtual class Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well-Being! Over 20 people attended and 15 pastors received CEU credit. We plan to offer this course again in the fall. Stay tuned to our newsletter and social media for sign-up information.
Fighting hunger in Iowa

The Foundation loves to re-invest in Iowa communities and we recently had the opportunity to check in with one of the deserving groups that received a hunger grant this past winter. Carry on Bags in Fairfield is working hard to reduce food insecurity for kids in their community. Learn about their work here.

Applications for this year's Carma Mohler hunger relief grants open July 1. Visit our website to learn how to apply.
May is mental health awareness month. After a stressful, pandemic-filled year, check out this article on ways to feel better!
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