The WHY Church is committed to making a difference in the world!

The WHY Global Outreach Team has partnered with two well-known charities to aid the ministries of local churches, share the hope of Jesus Christ, provide educational opportunities for children, provide microfinance loans, and fight poverty primarily in Africa, but also in 16 other countries around the world.

Pack Meals at Feed My Starving Children

We serve the world right here in Coon Rapids, MN by packing meals at Feed My Starving Children. We will be packing on September 26, 3-5pm. (Please reserve time before and after for travel.) Sign up here to join us. People will pack in groups of 5. Ages 8+. Contact Megan Pedersen if you have questions.

From FMSC:

  • If you are experiencing any symptoms related to COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 please stay home.
  • All volunteers will be required to wear masks for the duration of their session (masks can be cloth, surgical, N95, etc.) We encourage volunteers to bring their own masks.
  • All volunteers will have their temperature checked and go through a verbal symptom screening upon arrival. Temperatures must be under 100.4°F in order to pack.
  • Please note that you will not be socially distanced from the group of five you are packing with. You will be socially distanced from any other groups in the packing room.

Check out our other global partners below to see all the ways that you can give of your time, talents and treasure.

Sign up for our weekly newsletter and check the Sunday bulletin for more opportunities to serve the world.  If you have an idea for how the WHY church can serve others around the world, please contact us.

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Our Global Partners

Mission: Provide help for the needy in Ethiopia through investments that help people help themselves.

Method: Sponsorship of children in Roggie Village to provide scholarships to help them attend school (as education is the great equalizer) and support the Hope Enterprises Roggie School in general.

Service Area: Ethiopia

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Mission: To invest in the dreams of families in the world’s underserved communities as they proclaim and live the Gospel.

Method: They share the hope of Christ as they provide biblically based training, savings services, and loans that restore dignity and break the cycle of poverty.

Service Area: They look for areas where our services can make a tremendous difference—places where poverty is stifling dreams and opportunities are scarce. The HOPE network consists of microfinance institutions and savings and credit associations in 17 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.

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