Your 2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2018 – an incredible year; filled with many triumphs and tremendous joy! We are very blessed to be the connection between you and those that so desperately need you. THANK YOU for letting us be a part of your story.

2018 HIGHLIGHTS Together we served 180,029 people and distributed over 1.28 million lbs. of food!

EAST AFRICA

Nutritional Feeding Programs
• You served 113,316 people, including over 19,000 severely malnourished children, a total of 6,798,960 meals (1,170,870 lbs).

Health Programs
• You treated 37,780 patients.
• This includes 4,866 patients through the Hand of Hope Medical Mission Trip.

Child Sponsorship Programs
• You sponsored 91 children; 58 from the community, 24 from the Children’s Home, and 9 from your Refuge Homes.

Children’s Home
• You provided a loving home for 31 young girls left orphaned.

Refuge Home (for Sex Trafficking Victims)
• You provided a loving home for 38 girls and their 13 children.
• You assisted 8 girls through your Phase 2 Transition Program and 42 girls through other community-based programs.

Mercy Chapel
• You provided vocational education to 152 girls, of which 148 have now graduated and moved toward a better life.

Moving Forward In East Africa
So much has happened since we first began 17 years ago. You have moved Crisis Aid from providing essential crisis intervention, to also launching ongoing sustainability programs for the people you serve.

Breaking The Cycle Of Generational Abject Poverty
The TESIFA Project, a 4-pronged sustainability program, sits on 11 acres of land right in the heart of one of the most impoverished areas we serve. Its intertwined elements (Feeding Center, Medical Facility, Commercial / Training Dairy Farm, and Agricultural Demonstration Farm) are designed to educate, launch, and sustain the surrounding farmers and their communities for generations to come!

The Girls Village is a 4-tiered project (Girls’ Home, Children’s Center, Vocational School, and Commerce Building) that focuses on the ongoing future of the girls, once victims of sexual slavery, and their children.

UNITED STATES

Refuge Home (for Sex Trafficking Victims)
• You provided a safe and loving home for 24 girls, with 18 joining this year.
• You launched “crisis intervention” services with authorities.

Wings Love & Care Center
• You provided 11,597 people (4,404 families and 4,312 children) with 62,742 pounds of food through your Food Distribution Program.
• You provided 176 families a Thanksgiving meal and 116 families a Christmas meal.
• You provided 203 children with Christmas this year.

Volunteers (we could not do this without them)
• Over 209 volunteers donated their time and their resources.
• They gave 12,314 hours of service, saving thousands of dollars that we were able to apply to the programs.

Moving Forward In the United States
So much has happened since we opened the US Refuge Home and acquired Wings, Love & Care Center. Together, we expanded far beyond the walls that house these programs and are now proactively involved in the communities we serve.

In November 2018, Crisis Aid was invited to open an office in a local Police Station where most of the sex trafficked girls in your US Refuge Home come from. With these officers, we are also actively involved with children who are in extremely high-risk situations. We are also providing front line intervention for those who are already caught in the horrors of sex trafficking.

What a change you are starting to make in these communities that will be felt for generations to come!

Every number has a name, every name has a story, every story matters to God. 

— Perry Noble

GRAND TOTALS
2002 – 2018

• 2,538,726 people served
• 82,679,059 meals distributed
• 16,170,059 lbs of food distributed
• 506,948 medical care recipients

• 32 orphans in Children’s Home
• 1,100 sex trafficking victims helped
• 42 water wells
• 11 countries served worldwide

2018 AR Financial Report

2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Patrick Bradley, Chairman
President & CEO, Crisis Aid International

Susan Bradley, Vice President,
CFO, Crisis Aid International

Dane Welch D.D.S., Board Vice President
Dentist, private practice

Mike Lemp, Secretary
Executive Pastor, Life Church

Jerry Fitzgerald, Treasurer
Advertising Executive, self-employed

Chris Igo, Director
Engineer, Kimley-Horn & Associates

Mission Statement Crisis Aid’s mission is to assist in sustaining life, bring encouragement to those suffering and collaborate with other relief organizations in bringing necessary foods, materials and medicines to people in times of crisis, particularly where life and death situations exist. Demonstrating God’s love and care for people is our highest and most cherished goal.

Saving lives, saving souls, changing futures!
You have cared far beyond anything we could have ever imagined! Your love has brought HOPE to so many for the first time in their lives. Children on the brink of death are now healthy and whole because of you. Because of you, young girls who were once trapped in a life of sexual slavery have been rescued and are living a life they could never have dreamed possible. Together, we are transforming lives and whole communities for generations to come!

We thank God and you for your overwhelming generosity.

God Bless You,
Pat and Sue
Pat & Sue Bradley

PS: Your prayers and financial support are needed more than ever! Never underestimate what your faithfulness can accomplish! Thank you for continuing to be a critical part of our family.

To learn more, visit www.crisisaid.org

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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The World I See – 2019 – Crisis Aid

The World I See

“I Don’t Know Why You [Rescued Me] But You Saved My Life.”

THANK YOU

One of the greatest needs a human being has is to know that they are loved.
That is what keeps bringing them back, sure the food is important but love is more important. To us we may be building a building, or giving food, or drilling a water well — but to them: it is a miracle.  Often times things look impossible…but for us, we ask: “but how are we going to do this.”
“REFUSE TO DO NOTHING” 

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Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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2017 Annual Report

Annual Report 2017

2017 was a year blessed by God and you.

You literally came to the rescue of people you have never met. You selflessly stepped out and became their hero… the difference between life and death for many of them and an answer to many desperate prayers. They may never have the privilege of knowing you, but we do, and we THANK YOU for being that life-giving answer for them. Below is a list of what you helped make possible this past year…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017

We served 237,777 people and distributed over 1.68 million pounds of food!


EAST AFRICA

Nutritional Feeding Programs

• Served 133,402 people, including 20,817 severely malnourished children, a total of 8,004,120 supplementary meals (1,571,808 pounds)

Health Programs

• Treated 29,159 patients

• Through Hand of Hope Medical Mission Trip, an additional 3,306 patients were treated

Child Sponsorship Programs

• Sponsored 105 children with food, clothing, school supplies, and other essentials (all children were from the community, Children’s Home, and your Safe Homes)

Children’s Home

• Provided a loving home for 30 young girls left orphaned in the streets

Refuge Home (for Sex Trafficking Victims)

• Served 30 girls and their 13 children through the Refuge Homes; with an additional 30 girls that have graduated and moved to Phase 2 of independent living

Mercy Chapel (Vocational Training Center)

• Provided training for six individual vocational training programs; computer science, sewing, hair-dressing, silk-screen printing, weaving, and leather crafts

• 98 girls were enrolled in the Vocational Training program with 90 graduating (92% completion/graduation rate) and moved on to a brighter future


Water Wells

• Completed 12 water wells in remote areas of East Africa; providing thousands with clean water for the first time

Speed Schools

• Provided a school for 4,025 children through the Speed School Program

UNITED STATES

Refuge Home (for Sex Trafficking Victims)

• Provided services for 39 young women and girls, including 16 minors

• Served young women whose ages ranged from 14 to 46

• Provided them with a home for an average stay of six months

Wings Love & Care Center

• Provided 14,239 people (4,788 families) with 71,272 pounds of food through your Food Distribution Program

• Provided coats for 350 children and adults this past winter

• 113 children received Christmas gifts and groceries

• Provided 201 families with Thanksgiving groceries and 162 families with Christmas groceries

• You hosted 44 weeks of After School Program each Thursday during the school year and 10 weeks of VBS Program through the summer

Volunteers

• Our dedicated volunteers are a tremendous support. Their hard work and time in the office and during special events are why Crisis Aid is able to do what we do with your gifts. In 2017 we were blessed to have 370 volunteers / 7,632 hours

2018 Annual Report

A Celebration of Restoration and Hope

When we first met Kacee, the Red Light District was her home. She was broken and afraid, distrusting everyone, especially men. Her journey toward restoration was a rocky one, but through your committed partnership, she graduated from Mercy Chapel Vocational Training Center, became a teacher to those still trapped, and is now an active leader in the Crisis Aid Global Safe Campaign.

However, Kacee’s story does not end here. In February 2017, she walked down the aisle to the love of her life with Pat and Sue Bradley by her side as her honorary parents. Now, that is a success story!

Thank you for your continued support.

There is still so much more to do.

If you have not given before we invite to join us as a group of people who refuse to do nothing. It is your giving that “saves lives, saves souls and changes futures.”

God Bless You,

Pat & Sue Bradley


2017 Board of Directors

Patrick Bradley, Chairman

President & CEO, Crisis Aid International

Susan Bradley, Vice President,

CFO, Crisis Aid International

Dane Welch D.D.S., Board Vice President

Dentist, private practice

Mike Lemp, Secretary

Executive Pastor, Life Church

Jerry Fitzgerald, Treasurer

Advertising Executive, self-employed

Chris Igo, Director

Engineer, Kimley-Horn & Associates

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Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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THANK YOU!

Thank you for your overwhelming generosity. Lives have been saved, girls rescued from sexual slavery, and the gospel continues to be preached…in words and action. The action you took!
 
 

“Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”
Matthew 25:40
 

Every Life Matters

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network,DONATE Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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