2013 Christmas Gift Catalog

2013 Gift Catalog

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2013 Star Of Hope Christmas Catalog

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Home for Christmas!

Within Star of Hope’s 2013 Christmas Gift Catalog, you will find things that make Christmas special for someone in need.

This Catalog is full of “gift” ideas that can literally help save the lives of the close to 1,200 men, women and children who will call Star of Hope “home” this holiday season.

Please take a moment to explore the ways you can provide Christmas gifts that bring immediate practical help to those in crisis, and lasting hope to people looking for a fresh start.

When you’ve chosen the gifts you and your family would like to give, please share the catalog with your friends, neighbors, coworkers and church members.

Every single gift meets a critical need for our city, our home and our mission.

Thank you for sharing your blessings with those in need this holiday season. May God bless you and your family!

Hank Rush
President & CEO

 


Gifts that Honor and Help

Remember family or close friends, business acquaintances or next door neighbors with a gift that honors them while helping others. At your instruction, we’ll send an acknowledgement card through the mail (download mail-in form), notifying them of the tremendous good you've made possible in their name. Or, you can select a gift opportunity below, donate online and send them an eCard.

provide meals

Give the Gift of Food

So many of the men, women and children who come to Star of Hope do not know from where their next meal will come. Every $1.92 you share will help us set a place for another hungry person this Christmas.



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Seven days of meals $41.00
One month of meals $179.00
One year of meals $2,103.00

 


Care for the Homeless

Give the Gift of SHELTER & CARE

To those living on the streets, a safe place to sleep, a hot meal and a refreshing shower can be priceless. For $55.00, you can provide a man, woman or child in our emergency shelter or long-term programs a full day of comprehensive care. That includes meals, clothing, education and counseling.



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One day of shelter & comprehensive care $55.00
One week of shelter & comprehensive care $379.00
One month of shelter & comprehensive care $1,678.00

 


Gifts for the Soul

Give the gift of SPIRITUAL CARE

Your support helps Star of hope provide Bibles, chapel services, Bible studies, 12-step resources and spiritual retreats that transform men and women so they can begin living the life God has planned for them.



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For spiritual care for the soul $25.00
For spiritual care for the soul $75.00
For spiritual care for the soul $300.00

 


Hope for the Future

Give the Gift of Education

Your gift of education will help families break free from the cycle of poverty. By providing educational supplies and tutoring, you help our residents earn GEDs and learn job skills that allow them to build a better future for themselves and their families.



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Educational supplies $60.00
Help provide tutoring $80.00
Help someone get a GED $130.00

 


Ensure a Safe Haven for Children

Give the Gift of Children’s Critical Care

As many as 341 boys and girls under 18 — even tiny babies — take refuge at Star of Hope with their families each day. For $43.00, you can meet a child’s critical physical and emotional needs for a full day — food, shelter, licensed daycare, counseling, immunizations and more . . . all in an atmosphere of safety and love.



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One day of care $43.00
One week of care $300.00
One month of care $1,300.00

 


Share a Little Joy this Christmas

Give the Gift of CHRISTMAS PRESENTS

For children who do not know where they will sleep or eat, a toy for Christmas seems out of reach. Adults who long for their families expect nothing but loneliness during the holidays. But you can share a little joy and Christmas cheer with those who need it the most by providing a beautifully wrapped Christmas present. As our guests, they will know someone cares and be open to learning about the greatest gift of all . . . Jesus Christ!



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Christmas presents $25.00
Christmas presents $45.00
Christmas presents $60.00

 


Every gift to Star of Hope represents a gift to our ministry of serving Houston’s poor and homeless. Gifts designated for a particular service are used as requested until that need is fully met. Any remaining money is put to use where it is needed most. All gifts are tax-deductible.