Blog

The #HereForGood Challenge!

March 13, 2018 - Blog -

Good morning!

Let’s have some fun 🙂

The #HereForGoodChallenge is now underway! Get creative and see if you can complete all 3 of the following before Easter!

  1. bless a child (herefortheKIDS)
  2. serve the community (hereforHollySprings)
  3. bring a friend to church (herefortheUnchurched)

Let us know how it’s going by posting pics and sharing stories online using #HereForGoodChallenge

Here are some suggested ways to complete all 3 parts of the challenge!

1 – Ideas To Bless A Child

  • Sponsor a Child through Compassion International (www.compassion.com)
  • Make a Donation to the Make A Wish Foundation (www.wish.org/donate)
  • Volunteer or Make A Donation at the Falcon Children’s Home (http://www.falconchildrenshome.com)
  • Donate a backpack to a local school
  • Sign up to serve in Oasis Kids
  • Plan a party for local foster care children. Have free food, games, etc.
  • Plan a fun day for a kid with special needs and their family to relax and enjoy themselves
  • Deliver small gifts to children and families in local hospitals (toys, care packages, etc.)
  • Send generic birthday cards to kids in hospitals
  • Host an Easter Egg Hunt for children with special needs and their families
  • Make Easter Baskets for Kids in need and deliver to local outreach groups

2 – Ideas To Serve The Community

General

  • Host a free garage sale
  • Bring free lunches or goodies to fire & police stations in the area
  • Deliver “thank you cards” to local fire and police stations
  • Hand out free gum at a community event
  • Clean up someone’s yard
  • Give out free bottled water at a busy traffic intersection
  • Give out free donuts at local businesses

Nursing Homes

  • Deliver fresh flowers to the residents
  • Throw a “Senior Prom” complete with live music, food, and decorations
  • Ask the manager how you can help on a Saturday

Schools

  • Host a free car wash for the faculty on a teacher work day
  • Deliver gift baskets to teachers or thank you cards just to say “thank you”

In The Town

  • Deliver goodies and thank you card to the mayor or other town officials
  • Do a community trash clean up
  • Host a “Block Party” in your neighborhood with free food, games, music, etc.

Easter

  • Host an Easter Egg Hunt for children with special needs and their families
  • Make Easter Baskets for Kids in need and deliver to local outreach groups
  • Bring items for donation to Oasis Church on Easter Sunday. (Details Attached)

3 – Ideas To Invite People To Church

  • Bring a Friend On Easter Sunday
  • Pick up invite cards in the atrium and hand them out to friends
  • Pay for a strangers meal or coffee w/ an invite card
  • Give a very large tip to your server w/ an invite card
  • Invite a friend and offer to buy lunch after church
  • Bring a family member

Hey! Let’s have some fun with this. I bet if you brainstormed some ideas with your small group, you could pull off something awesome! Looking forward to hearing stories!

Have a great week

-Bill

0 Comments
Care to share your thoughts?

Leave a Reply