Provide a Home
Gifts to foster kids
For over 100 years, Presbyterian Children’s Homes & Services (PCHS) have provided a safe, Christian living environment for children ages birth to 18 who have suffered from many crises. Almost 60 group and foster care homes are located across the state serving more than 200 children who can no longer live at home. Support services such as parenting classes, life skills training, mental health referrals...
Build the Church
Bridges to Cuba
Your gift helps build bridges between Covenant and the Presbyterian Church in Luyano, Havana. Churched and unchurched Cubans better see the face of Christ through Cuban & American Christians at this difficult time in Cuba. Bridges help facilitate much-needed clothes, OTC medicines & supplies to meet our sister church’s basic needs. Bridges benefit Cuban Christians through our friendship, prayers and encouragement. Our recurring presence, 17...
House the Poor
Wood, nails, & paint
Your gift can buy wood, paint and nails for homes built by youth over Spring Break. Over the past 5 years, our youth from Covenant Presbyterian Church have worked with Project Casas to build simple, decent housing for the families of Tijuana.
Feed the Forgotten
75 meals in Nicaragua
Your gift will supply a hot meal of beans, rice and tortillas to 75 children in the homeless feeding center in Nicaragua run by Presbyterian missionary Rev. Matthew Jun. In addition to this nutritious meal, these forgotten children will learn Bible stories and will receive care from the new medical clinic that Rev. Jun is opening.
Help AIDS Orphans
Support an orphanage
Your gift will help support the 10 children living in the 1,300 foot "Covenant Cottage!" For several years, Covenant has been partnering with the Rafiki Foundation to build a Christian orphanage in Zambia. Covenant pledged to build one "Rafiki Cottage" that has now been opened and houses 10 orphans and their house mother, giving these children a hope and a future.
Build A School
Supplies for 5 kids
You gift will provide school supplies for 5 children in Tattaguine, Senegal. World Vision, along with several church partners, is planning to build a secondary school in the region that would give a chance to our supported children to continue their schooling and break the cycle of poverty. This school will serve the 4 villages where Covenant members sponsor 250 children. For more information about...
Care for Homeless
Toiletries for family
Your gift will provide toiletries for a homeless family in Austin being served by Foundation for the Homeless (FFH) for one week. FFH organizes resources from Austin faith communities to serve this vulnerable population. Families with children are provided temporary shelter in churches while receiving help with meals, toiletries, transportation, and child care. Children are taken to school and adults receive case management services including...
Help Working Poor
Back To School Program
Your gift will subsidize the cost of two new outfits, including socks and underwear, and a backpack with the grade appropriate school supplies for one child. Having prepared more than 10,000 children for the first day of school since 2000, Manos de Cristo has set a goal this year of serving 1800 pre-K through 5th graders.
Assist the Elderly
Gas for appointments
Your gift will offset some of the fuel costs that volunteer drivers for Faith in Action Caregiviers incur on behalf of the elderly, taking them to their appointments in the Austin area. Now in its 23nd year, Faith in Action Caregivers (FAIC) uses a team of almost 200 volunteers from 17 different faith communities to help older adults maintain their independence and improve their quality...
Support a new start
Three day sponsorship
The gift will provide sponsorship of a new resident for one-week. Texas Reachout provides a structured, Christ-centered, drug and alcohol-free living environment that promotes spiritual growth and discipleship for Christian men and women recently released from prison. Food, clothing, and shelter are immediately provided for new residents. Residents then receive Christian mentors, participate in life skills and job readiness training, attend worship, and receive help...
Feed the Homeless
10 hot meals
This gift will provide ten hot, nutritious meals for homeless youth in Austin to be delivered by a Covenant volunteer putting Christ’s love into action. Covenant Presbyterian Church’s “Daily Bread” program has successfully reached many of these hurting youth by partnering with Lifeworks to provide a regular warm meal and the face of Christian love to homeless youth in the University area. LifeWorks’ services to...
Give a Bible
One bible for a family
Your gift will provide a Bible for a family in need in Zambia, helping them to live with a more Godly spirit. Your gift will be delivered to a Zambian family in need by the Alliance for Children Everywhere, who are working faithfully in Zambia to improving many aspects of life: providing meals for children in school, medical care for orphans, and scholarships for middle...