Due to the fighting in Eastern Ukraine there are many refugees fleeing to
and surrounding cities. One place that
is assisting in the placement of refugees is Jeremiah’s Hope, run by Andrew and
Jenny Kelly. (Visit on Facebook by searching “Jeremiah’s Hope” or visit their
website here: ). Since May 8th they have been
providing shelter, food and care for refugees from Eastern Ukraine in their
facility north of Kiev .
We are greatly encouraged by their work on behalf of these refugees and want to
partner with them. We are asking for those of you who support Cross Culture and
the Payne family to consider making a donation to Jeremiah’s Hope for the
express purpose of helping refugees from Kiev Eastern Ukraine.
You can donate directly to Jeremiah’s Hope by mailing your donation here:
Jeremiah’s Hope Inc. PO Box 3411 Abilene,
you can give on-line here: Make a Donation to Jeremiahs Hope, Inc.
If you prefer you can make a donation to Cross Culture, Inc.
P. O. Box 505 Luverne, AL 36049
and we will forward it to Jeremiah’s Hope. They are housing and providing care
for more than 75 refugees. Most refugees come with no or few supplies.
Here is a story from Andrew on Tuesday, July 29, 2014: A babushka called us from the Kyiv train station a few hours ago. She asked if we had a place for her to stay. A refugee from
We called our families we have placed in apartments and found one of our
families who will squeeze her in. We called her, she has just been sitting on a
bench at the train station for several hours waiting for us to call her back.
We are sending a car to go get her. Jenny is crying as we write this, if she is
sitting and waiting, then how many more are worse off? May God continue to show
us how we can serve the refugees flooding out of Donetsk and Lugansk. Donetsk
Please continue praying for the people of
, but if you also want to
give material support then please consider joining us in supporting Jeremiah’s
Hope. We hope to raise $20,000 in the next couple of weeks for the care of
refugees. Your help will be greatly appreciated and will make a difference in
the lives of many people. Ukraine