How Can You Help?

Helping is easy! You can serve in many different ways. Whether it’s Prayer, a donation, a child sponsorship or a short term mission trip. You too can help break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage through Christ!We look at serving in 3 very necessary levels. All levels though different are instrumental in breaking the cycle of poverty and disadvantage.

Level 1:
Relief and Assistance

Response:
Offer assistance through prayer, donations of time, money or supplies to alleviate immediate needs.

Commitment:
Can be done from a distance with no long-term relational investment.

Impact:
Provides immediate, short term results with no significant long-term impact.

Examples:
Donate Christmas gifts, school supplies, or food. Serve on a mission team trip. Provide disaster relief.

  • LiFT Sponsorship
  • Clothing Donation
  • Food Donation
  • Monetary Donation
  • Tool/Equipment Gifts
  • School Supplies
  • Christmas Gifts
Level 2:
People Development

Response:
Train, equip and empower individuals to alleviate poverty or suffering in their own lives.

Commitment:
Requires building relationships and a long-term investment of time.

Impact:
Results take longer to achieve but are longer lasting. Impact is focused on one person at a time.

Examples:
Sponsor a student. Serve on a full immersion mission trip. Tutor or mentor a student.

  • LiFT Sponsorship
  • Short term Mission Trip
  • VBS Volunteer
  • Camp Volunteer
Level 3:
Community Development

Response:
Work for long-term systemic change to restore entire neighborhoods or communities.

Commitment:
Focus on the “big picture”. Long-term commitment of time and resources.

Impact:
Results are incremental and often slow in coming. Impact is focused on an entire community.

Examples:
Church partnering with Vida Nueva Ministries to equip, train and develop leaders to make an impact in their community.

  • Full immersion Trip
  • Internships
  • Work at a VNM School

If you’re interested in serving in any capacity, contact us at info@vnmi.org for further information and instructions.