Uniquely Encourage Those in Need

$2,850 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 16 people in 20 months
Created June 6, 2017
"The Lids of Encouragement's" mission is to
"Uniquely Encourage Those in Need."

                 Create.     Donate.     Disseminate.

We get people in our community to create encouraging Lids that we use to seal meals for the hungry and the homeless in our local community. This way no one gets left-overs...each container is made special just for the recipient!  No two Lids are the same.

"You don't know who gets it, but who gets it matters"

1 Lid = 1 Uniquely Encouraging Meal

- So far we have made over 500+ Lid and we ran out of lids! So now we are going to order an additional 1,000  containers sealed with Lids of Encouragement for those in need today!

Step 1 - Create. We have to get 1,000 people in our local community to create a unique and encouraging Lid. 

Step 2 - Donate. Your support enables us to do our work.  Operating as a Self Sustaining independent non-profit organization, LOE’s membership ensures high operational efficiency, allows us to access donated product, as well as professional resources.

Step 3 -  Dissiminate. Unique and Encouraging meals.  We are going to feed 1,000 people Uniquely. Share the Lids that touch your heart with you friends via social media.  

Your donation today will be used to help us create & distribute 1,000 Lids of Encouragement so people in our community can make their own lid!

To make this a reality we need to do the following:

✔️- Raise awareness and funds for our philanthropy 
✔️- Submit filing fees with the IRS to become a 501c3.
- Create & Print 1000 Custom Envelopes, Flyers, Cards, Stickers, Lids, and Labels. 
- Purchase a MacBook Pro that will enable us to have a tool capable of doing everything we need to grow the organization 
- Get people in our local community to Create & Donate  their Unique Lid of Encouragement
- Partner with local housing and hunger alleviation programs so the 1,000 Meals get to those that really need it filled with food for the soul and sealed by a "Lid of Encouragement".

We believe in the power of community and doing good in the neighborhood – even when our neighbors live more than a thousand miles away. Lids of Encouragement is coordinating solutions to offer our support to the food banks aiding those affected by natural disasters, during this time of incredible need.

Lids of Encouragement is asking you to join us as we raise funds to support the San Diego Startup so we can uniquely encourage those in need.  Our team of volunteers  (The Jambalangels of San Diego) is ready to disseminate the Lids!

Proceeds raised by Lids of Encouragement through this campaign will go directly to Encouraging Those in Need.

We are proud to have been able to support the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico by sending them over 400 solar lights to help them light the night.  Below are a few pics of the Senator of Puerto Rico Majority Leader: Carmelo Ríos handing out the 12HR solar lanters by Dlight to the hurricane victims that had no power at all, leaving the nights in complete darkness.

Majority Leader: Senator Carmelo Ríos

The sooner we can raise the funds the sooner we can encourage and feed those in need!  

We work closely with the following charities:
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Mama's Kitchen
Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Cajun Navy
Veterans at Sea
Wounded Warrior Foundation

I Carlos Padial III am working directly with the charity as the Executive Director.

Board of Directors include: Jeremy Stroud, Jacques Robert, Dr Marty Fallor & Carlos Padial III
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We are at the Old Town Farmers Market! You can support us by coming by or virtually online!
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We will be at the Old Town Farmers market on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm! Come make a Lid of Encouragement this weekend!
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March Match-ness!!!
Donations will be doubled this March!*

This match is a great opportunity to give your first online donation to support the Lids of Encouragement! A generous donor has pledged to match all donations up to $1,000, but only until the end of March.
Don’t miss this chance to double your donation all March!
*Excludes store purchases
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Now more than ever we need your support! Donate today!
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$2,850 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 16 people in 20 months
Created June 6, 2017
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Nicholas Varner
5 days ago

I believe in helping people

Alisha McKee
1 month ago

Hello and Happy New Year!!!! Much Love to you and all you do!

2 months ago
Ketharaman Swaminathan
15 months ago

Lids of Encouragement is a novel initiative. With this small donation, I'm doing my bit to support it.

17 months ago (Offline Donation)
Paul Moore
18 months ago

Thanks for allowing me to be part of this, Carlos!

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