Sorry for the delay in posting updates about our January Mission Trip to Beautiful Gate. Michael and Chyrlle have been serving in England and were unable to carry out this idea. We will be happy to share our presentation with anyone who is interested. Please give us a phone call after July 3 to arrange: 604-365-3710
Thank you for supporting our 5K Family Run/Walk for Beautiful Gate Lesotho by participating, donating, volunteering or praying.The results are in and we raised $13,325 Gross, less Expenses of $1,994; Net $11,331. Over 7 years the Lord has blessed Beautiful Run BC with $75,426 Net for Beautiful Gate for daily expenses.
We only had 88 participants this year, so we have decided to return to the second Saturday in August next year. See you August 10, 2019!
Discipleship International staff report Beautiful Run BC raised a gross of $17,984.65 with a net amount of $16,056.77 forwarded to Beautiful Gate. We estimate approximately 150 participants and volunteers were present Aug 12, 2017 at Tynehead Park.
Michael & Chyrlle Dunne led a team of nine to Beautiful Gate in March 2017. They assisted the housemothers with the care of 75 children between the ages of newborn to 5. Our chores included feeding, dressing, cuddling, playing, and entertaining them. We also did a VBS programme for the older children and a Discipleship Training for the staff. This trip resulted in additional donations of $15,000 net used to purchase a fridge for medications, a truck for garbage and maintenance, and balance was used to help with daily needs. We also took 250 pounds of medications and 50 pounds of children's books.
Funds raised for 2016 are $10,625 less expenses $1,468.49 net proceeds $9,156.51. Ratio of expenses to revenue 13.8%. Discipleship International provides the CRA Charitable Receipts and does all the collection and reporting functions for Beautiful Run BC.
The Walk/Run for Beautiful Gate is based on three principles: Pray, Participate, and Donate. Praise God who has shown us his steadfast love and faithfulness.
We extend our warmest thanks to all Participants, Donors, Business Supporters, Runners, Walkers, Volunteers, and Others. You are making a difference in the lives of the children at Beautiful Gate.
Funds raised were $8,328.82 Gross, less $1,493.18 Expenses, with $6,835.64 Net proceeds to be forwarded to Beautiful Gate. We also thank Discipleship International for providing our tax receipts through an agreement made with Beautiful Gate. Participation for 2015 was up approximately 50% with 140 participants/volunteers.
On August 16, 2014 we held our 3rd Annual 5K Family Run/Walk for Orphans at Tynehead Regional Park in Surrey BC.
Thank you to all our participants (75 this year), donors and volunteers. This year’s contributions totaled $8,410 and our expenses were $1,240.51. This left us with $7,169.49 that was forwarded to Beautiful Gate.
Many thanks to our faithful corporate sponsors: Landbridge Logistics, Accord Transport, as well as many individuals who have supported us since our beginning in 2012.
Our 2nd Annual Run/Walk for Orphans was held on August 10, 2013 at Bear Creek Park in Surrey, BC. We doubled our participation to 50 and raised $8,105 and our expenses were $656.75, leaving $7,448.25 that was forwarded to Beautiful Gate Child Care Center in Lesotho Africa.
. In 2012, Chyrlle & Michael Dunne together with Christine & Idy Ema set out to raise funds to support Beautiful Gate after Jason & Kirsten Simpson, members of our church family at Crossridge Church in Cloverdale adopted a sister and brother from this orphanage and the director, Bryan Gerink, made a presentation to the church members .
Bryan was billetted with the Dunnes and we heard first hand his hopes and dreams for Beautiful Gate Child Care Centre in Lesotho, Africa and were excited to try to help with the day-to day expenses of running an orphanage. With some help from Beautiful Run in Redwood California, we set our first event for August 2012 in Bear Creek Park in Surrey, BC.
We had approximately 35 participants and raised $3185 and our expenses were $981, which included a one-time legal cost of $400 to obtain our waiver form.