Serving The Homeless Through You!

$2,575 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 14 people in 31 months
Meredith Peters
for Soaring Wings Ministries
 WELLINGTON, CO
Hi, my name is Meredith Peters and I am writing to give you the opportunity to hear my story and who I get to serve daily. To continue my work with the homeless I need your help!

I serve with Soaring Wings Ministries, a nonprofit in Colorado that serves the homeless. We are doing things like going to the street and meeting the homeless where they are but our main focus right now is an addition to the ranch to welcome a homeless family to live at Soaring Wings Ministries Ranch. I have had the opportunity to serve the homeless in Colorado for a year and a half now and feel called to continue to serve them and meet their needs where they are. I love the opportunities that I have to share my heart for people and my love for God with the homeless.

This spring I got to serve at Homeless Connect, a fair to serve the homeless in Northern Colorado, we served over 150 homeless in one morning and my role was to go up to the little kids and offer them a backpack of school supplies and socks. As much as I loved handing them the bags and seeing their faces light up, I was heart broken for all the homeless children in Northern Colorado and America. (below is a picture of two girls with their backpacks on waiting for a haircut). Please help me continue to be able to serve those in need by supporting my work with Soaring Wings Ministries. 



To get a glimpse about Soaring Wings please watch the video I made about our work,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqZserowRoU 

I have many roles at Soaring Wings Ministries. I do outreach to the homeless plus website updating, e-mails, contact with other nonprofit organizations, set up and run fundraisers for the building fund, and much more but I raise all my own support and get no money from Soaring Wings Ministries. I am 100% support raised and to continue my work with the homeless I need your help! 

The money donated will be used to pay my monthly bills so that I can continue to serve the homeless through Soaring Wings Ministries. The need is great with the homeless and I am more than willing and ready to continue serving but I need your support today!

All donations are tax deductible. 

I thank all of you for taking the time to read my gofundme page and please consider donating so that I can continue to serve the homeless and God the rest of the year!

I will close with this devotion that I read the other day, 
"Be strong, all you people of the land," says the Lord, "and work; for I am with you." Haggai 2:4
"I enjoy my job, so usually I am eager to get out of bed and go to work. But one day I became discouraged when I thought about my family's financial security. Was I providing enough? Other people seemed to be doing so much better. I grew fearful as I thought about the future, and those fears sapped my zest for life.
How can we find courage at such times? Certainly not through measuring our achievements or by trying to boost our self-confidence. As God's people, our confidence comes from our relationship with Him. He is with us. We are His people. As we keep these truths in mind, we will find courage to continue working in a way that pleases Him and brings us joy. 
We find courage to stand when we kneel before the Lord."

I pray that God will use my asking to bring hope and comfort to the homeless through my work with Soaring Wings Ministries.

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This year we have seen God moving in amazing ways and have been able to accomplish a great deal on the addition. Our deepest desire is to finish the addition and welcome a homeless family onto the ranch. We need your help to accomplish this goal!

This summer we were able to put up the walls, shower, drywall and paint and now we are ready to add the siding and floors, thanks to our volunteers and donors. The county requires that we put in a new septic system for us to be able to get our occupancy permit to allow a homeless family to move into the space that has been built. We need your help to accomplish this goal!

Soaring Wings Ministries is praying to finish the year in a good financial place. We are praying to be able to finish the addition, welcome a homeless family and pay the general bills. God has provided every step of the way and we know He will provide again. We need your help to accomplish this goal!

Please join us in prayer and please consider how you can be a part of Soaring Wings Ministries year end giving drive this year! We need your help to accomplish this goal!

Donuts with Friends
By: Meredith Peters
A couple of weeks ago, we went out to serve Donuts with Friends with members of our board who live in Colorado and we met many homeless people. We gave them Donuts, Coffee, Blessing Bags, Blankets and we talked with them. 

One man was celebrating his birthday so we sang “Happy Birthday” to him and gave him extra donuts to share with his buddies as he celebrated his birthday. Another couple had lost their home after having some major health concerns and getting caught in a scam for work. 

This lady on the street in the picture broke my heart. She was deeply hurt and looking for meaning in life. She wanted a friend and to feel valued as a person. I prayed with her and spent time listening to her stories of pain and I shared God’s love with her. I wanted to spend the whole day with her pouring more and more of God’s Word into her life. 

As we left the area the little boy in the picture, one of the board member’s sons, said, “Mom why is that woman crying on the street, why doesn’t she have a car to sleep in like everyone else on the road.” The injustice of the situation of a lady being in pain and laying on the ground was not lost on this little boy. 

It is an injustice to have a human being, a child of God, laying on the ground, crying in pain. It is not right and should not happen in Fort Collins, Colorado or anywhere in the USA!

“Give, and it will be given to you.” Luke 6:38a
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Thank you to everyone who continues to pray for and support me as I continue to pray for and serve the homeless.

This summer has been a great summer at Soaring Wings Ministries as we have Week of Hope campers here serving with Soaring Wings Ministries and serving the homeless. Once a week we go down to Fort Collins and pass out blessing bags, with socks, food, hygiene products and water in them. The teenagers ALL say this is their favorite time of the week.

It is my favorite time of the week too! I love being with the homeless and being able to share God's hope and love with them. I love praying with and for the homeless and I love watching the teenagers care for the homeless.

I am so blessed to be called to serve the homeless! Please continue to pray for me as I continue to serve and please donate today to support me as I serve at Soaring Wings Ministries. Each dollar is a true encouragement to me to continue to love and serve the homeless daily.

Thank you!
Our Week of Hope Campers this Week
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Thank you to everyone who has donated to date towards my work with the homeless through Soaring Wings Ministries!

Please continue to share this page with your friends and please keep me in your prayers as I continue to serve God and the homeless.

"Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act." Psalm 37:5
Ready to build the home for the homeless
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​Urgent Request
I am writing to ask you to pray about making a donation for my support today! I raise 100% of my income for my work with Soaring Wings Ministries and the homeless and I have only enough to get paid through this month.

The money donated will be used to pay my monthly bills so that I can continue to serve the homeless through Soaring Wings Ministries. The need is great with the homeless and I am more than willing and ready to continue serving but I need your support today!

All donations are tax deductible.

I thank all of you for taking the time to read my gofundme page and please consider donating so that I can continue to serve the homeless and God the rest of the year!
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$2,575 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 14 people in 31 months
Created May 20, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Soaring Wings Ministries
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Wellington, CO
EIN: 452950641
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Lisa Gaul
2 months ago

I want to see Meredith be the hands and feet of God as she works with the homeless of Colorado. I have met her, and her mom, and I know that their hearts, motivations, and love are pure and good. I admire their efforts and energy in helping others that many turn a blind eye to. We are all most one paycheck away from becoming the homeless ourselves. God bless you and Soaring Wings Ministries. My family loves you.

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Anonymous
25 months ago
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Darcy Forrest
27 months ago

Praying for you and your family

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Anonymous
28 months ago
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Darcy Forrest
29 months ago

Meredith, many blessings for your continued work with the homeless for the Lord. Much peace Darcy

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Peter Surey
30 months ago

From the Surey family

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