Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 27

Charitable Contributions from IRAs

Samuel Rivera, Financial Associate with Thrivent Financial, has provided this information regarding Charitable Contributions from IRAs. If you need help making your charitable contribution, please contact him at (239) 405-6886, or samuel.rivera@thrivent.com Charitable Contributions from IRAs  Background The Pension Protection Act of 2006 first allowed taxpayers age 70½ or older to make tax-free charitable donations …

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Mar 27

Baptisms in Immokalee

By Rev. Robert Selle  On Sunday March 6 our Immokalee Lutheran Church was pleased to receive Virginia Herrera and six of her children into the Christian faith through the washing away of their sins by baptism into the name of Jesus. This was a big step for her and her children, one that they did …

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Mar 27

Attendees at our fundraiser luncheon had an opportunity to meet our Amigos staff.

(Pictured from left to right) Christiina Leddin (Immigration Specialist), Lindsay Ray (Immigration Attorney), Rev. Robert Selle (Pastor/CEO), Anastacia Hernandez (Immokalee Housekeeping), Nancy Ramirez (Immokalee Receptionist), Vicar Karl Glander (Immokalee Service Director), Rev. Andre Mezilus (Pastor Bethlehem Haitian Church), Rev. Saint Luc Charelus (Pastor Bethlehem Haitian Church) and Donna Selle (Bookkeeper). Not pictured are Eileen Ortegon …

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Mar 27

Tamar Villalobos, recent arrival from Venezuela

  Tamar Villalobos gave an eloquent testimony at our Friends of Amigos Fundraiser. A recent arrival from Venezuela, she spoke about her decision to come to the United States as life in Venezuela grows increasingly difficult. Tamar is thankful for the friendship our Amigos en Cristo church has offered along with our Amigos Center immigration …

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Mar 27

Fundraiser Results by the numbers:

Date held: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Attendance: 161             Total number of donors: 95 First time donors: 23             Total pledged to date: $72,570             Event goal: $80,000 Some post event donations are still arriving. If you haven’t made your contribution yet, you can still help us reach our goal. You can give on line, …

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