It Is Time For Re-Launch !!! Lebanon & Iraq in about 2 weeks !!! Emigs’ … update
Our relationships in Lebanon, have ask us for immediate medical, physical and financial assistance, after the horrific explosion that happened in the Beirut port. If you haven’t seen the devastation from this, please view the link at the bottom of this update.
We were contacted by a medical foundation here in Colorado, that wants us to be a key transport and liaison for their medical team that they will form from a pool of highly qualified volunteers. We are much honored in their approaching and trusting us in this! This meshes perfectly with our deep heart desire to be in Lebanon ASAP, to serve in this manner and in other needs they have.
With such a lull in our travels of late, and losing measurable amount of our financial base of support due to economic conditions related to Covid-19 … will you please consider a special gift for this trip and our continued need for raising our monthly base of support? Thank you immensely !
Basic 2-country(we will also be in Iraq) travel, food, housing costs per trip:
Pertaining to Lebanon AND Iraq/Kurdistan … medical, TCD, refugee assistance, urgent care needs, food distributions, secondary(regular) medical needs unrelated and/or related to Lebanon’s crisis, Entrepreneur Leadership Development moving forward …
$ 21,000 for Lebanon
$ 8,000 for Iraq/Kurdistan
Emig family’s “regular” support …
$ 1,400 monthly need increase due to losses in income from Covid-19 related issues
We understand these are large number for anyone’s budget, especially in these times. Please realize a few things:
* Mike Parks did his Pikes Peak Marathon last Sunday (26.2 miles) and raised $ 4K of this need via pledges.
* Medical needs almost always run more expensive.
* These are difficult times FOR US ALL … meaning, you, as well! So we “get it”! Some of these numbers are simply acts of faith we are stepping into, seeking to help those in greatest need.
Please always feel free to call me for current balances of need and gifts received to date, especially as we get close to our 15 September “planned”(flexible) hoped-for departure date.
Know how grateful we are for you considering and praying through all this !
Giving link is below.
Knowing this is already a long update, we’re trying to make the following “family” update succinct.
Jonathan graduated from CSU in May, and got his first “real” job in June, in the L.A. California area! He’s loving it! So grateful for his journey and perseverance!
Bryan wrapped up his time working in Breckenridge, CO as a pharmacy tech., and launched his next venture, landing back here in the Colorado Springs area, as he pursues his love of media, videography, and photography, laced into marketing. We love his adventurous spirit and heart !
Eliana graduated from high school in May, and is now employed at Goodwill, as she pursues attending Pikes Peak Community College and other options. She’s loving this Summer and plenty of time with friends, hanging-out!
Nora has passed all sections of her Praxis (qualifying test for teaching in Colorado), with the exception of her math portion. She’s currently back in the saddle, teaching at the para-level, and will continue pursuing her qualifications to teach fully in Colorado. We are so proud of her perseverance and love for these children she serves and seeks to continue serving. Do pray she passes, and quickly, as she wants to be a “regular” special ed teacher asap. Thanks ! She had quite the green thumb this summer … 🙂
Our dear Teddy(dog-Westie) passed yesterday, from cancer. Jonathan and I drove up past Denver some ten years ago, and surprised Nora with Teddy, in the midst of her thyroid cancer treatment at the time. We, and especially Nora, will miss this little guy who made a huge impact in our lives with us.
A great visit from Nora’s brother and family to Colorado recently …
We are so grateful for you, your friendship, your affections for us and our lives moving forward!
Know of our affections for you as well !
Dan and Nora
Daniel & Nora
… Jonathan, Bryan & Eliana