Thanks to Gifts of Hope , Fellowship Square was the recipient of over $11,000 in funds this fiscal year!  Gifts of Hope is a ministry sponsored by the Metropolitan Washington DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). They are a family of volunteers, congregations, donors, the Synod, and 18 beneficiary organizations – Fellowship Square is one of them. Over more than 25 years, they have raised and disbursed over $3,370,000 to their many and varied beneficiary organizations.  
Gifts of Hope is an alternative gift-giving program that serves as an intermediary between donors and  organizations  serving individuals and families in need locally and internationally.  Gifts  are available year-round, however, the program’s primary focus is during the holidays, including the liturgical season of Advent.

Their mission is to maximize funds going to the beneficiary organizations and to encourage volunteer involvement. The gift-giving program is open to all people, regardless of their faith or religious affiliation and helps people in need regardless of their own faith or religious affiliation. To participate in their giving program, or to get your congregation involved, please visit  Gifts of Hope for more information.