Fundraising

  By Phil Waldron, CEO, Mission UpReach, Inc. Burying a son is the last thing I thought I would be doing in this life. It never even entered my mind that it was a possibility until it happened. Having to bury our only son this year and having...

By Phil Waldron, CEO As you know, earlier this year we received an incredibly, generous pledge of $500,000 towards the construction of the new medical clinic and church building project here in Santa Rosa de Copán. The pledge was issued by a couple who believe strongly...

By Phil Waldron   As the old saying goes, "we've got some good news and some bad news," which do you want to hear first? The bad news first, then! We ended our 2021 Year End Annual Campaign with a good effort but fell short of reaching our goal...

The lady standing in the center of the photo with two of her eight siblings, one on either side, is Jean Mangrum. She recently turned ninety, and a small group of her family and friends celebrated this momentous occasion with her.   In lieu of buying “Aunt...

By Phil Waldron   Giving your charity dollars to Mission UpReach has never been more important than now. We depend on our Year End Campaign to generate about 40 to 50 percent of our overall annual budget for our ministry programs. Right now, as I’m writing to...

By Bob Stephens In recent years I’ve become more responsive to pleas for help, financial or otherwise.  Perhaps, one reason for my more receptive heart is having passed the “three score and ten” threshold, or maybe it’s having the passage in Matthew 25 replaying in my...

By Jason Shelnutt   As we approach the end of the year, many of us are beginning to evaluate our income, taxes, and gifts to charitable organizations.  Our donations are the lifeblood of organizations such as Mission UpReach.   I have been a supporter for years because I...

By Phil Waldron   How Much Is a Human Life Worth? Back in May of 2020 Adam Rogers wrote an article with that title. In the article Rogers explains how our government calculated the VSL (Value of Statistical Life) of US Citizens during the early days of...

By Phil Waldron   Last month we shared the awesome news that in addition to an original challenge fund of $40,000 that we announced earlier this Spring, three additional donors stepped up to add another $30,000 to the challenge for a total of $70,000 of matching funds. The...

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