CELEBRATE - 2009 Shipment Totals for Children of the Nations USA

I just wanted to share with you the totals for 2009 for USA Shipments to our COTN countries and celebrate God's blessing to send these supplies for all of our children.

For comparison, in 2008 we sent 4 containers totaling 91,098 pounds of supplies.

In 2009, we sent 10 containers totaling 279,806 pounds of supplies.

2009 shipments include
  • One full container of packaged meals donated by FeedingChildrenStewart in Minnesota - THANK YOU John Neisen
  • Our 2nd donation of "Love packs" and orphan supplies from Containers of Hope in California to Sierra Leone - THANK YOU Todd & Jana Williams
  • 25,000 packaged meals from the PCOM event in California - THANK YOU Sara Booth and all of PCOM
  • Another container from the COTN-Florida Office - THANK YOU Beth and the FL team
  • Nearly ONE MILLION MEALS from the COTN Washington Feeding events, READY RELIEF and Meal Marathons - THANK YOU Dave Spoon, Fraser Ratzlaff and our interns and all of the thousands of volunteers
  • Resource Gathering from the WA Peninsula - THANK YOU Ron & Karen Coles and partners
  • Shoreline Schools donated 6 containers full of school supplies for our overseas classrooms - THANK YOU Sharon Suver-Jones, Darryl Reed and Shoreline Schools.
  • Our first "PARTNERSHIP SHIPMENT" with Greatest Goal Ministries to Sierra Leone - THANK YOU Lynn Pelton and GGM
  • Coordination to send the supplies for 6 classrooms - THANK YOU Wendy Brown, Crystal Olp, Kim Witte and the team at the Global Book Club.
  • Supplies for 2 construction projects - THANK YOU Jim Jackson and Gordy Purcello
  • Donated Storage Space from Kennedy Business Park - THANK YOU Abe & Kay Young.
  • Thousands of individuals and groups sent in SmilePacks, gave clothing, shoes, sports equipment and so much more
2010 looks promising, and I hope to celebrate more shipments with all of you!

For the children,

Dave Schertzer
COTN–USA Resource Director
Children of the Nations

"Raising children who transform nations in Sierra Leone , Malawi , Uganda and the Dominican Republic "

Office: (360) 698-7227 ext. 1011
Fax: (360) 337-2499
Cell: (360) 536-2277
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