As governmental poverty-fighting continues to fail, Hope Award finalists show us the power of effective compassion
Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 23, 2014
WORLD has long been a leader in shining the spotlight on organizations who engage in “effective compassion” by equipping their beneficiaries with useful skills to break the cycle of poverty and pointing them to Christ.
“As governmental poverty-fighting continues to fail, Hope Award finalists show us the power of effective compassion, which changes lives by offering challenging, personal, Christ-centered help,” said WORLD’s editor in chief Marvin Olasky.
WORLD recently featured the 2014 regional finalists, who are now eligible for the Hope Award.
Those regional finalists are:
- Midwest Winner: Friends Ministry, Michigan
- Northeast Winner: Seeds of Hope, New Jersey
- South Winner: Maury United Ministries, Tennessee
- West Winner: Jubilee Leadership Academy, Washington
With these extraordinary organizations working to restore hope in their communities, WORLD encourages anyone concerned with fighting poverty to read their stories, then cast your vote for the 2014 Hope Award winner.
WORLD members and the public have a unique opportunity to cast their ballots for the organization they believe best exemplifies Christ-honoring, effective compassion. The winner of the 2014 Hope Award will receive $25,000 for the advancement of its ministry.
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Media Contact: Jonathan Bailie, WORLD News Group | 800-951-4974