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Possibilities InFaith

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Possibilities InFaith, formally known as Profiles of Joy, is InFaith's semi-annual donor newsletter.

In each issue, you'll find inspiration from other donors through a featured donor story, as well as additional information on InFaith's resources to help you make the most of your charitable giving. 

Mandy Tuong, President & CEO of InFaith Community Foundation, talked with "Your Money" host Kent Smetters about Donor Advised Funds on Channel 132 on SiriusXM, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School. During their conversation, Mandy and Kent discuss the giving flexibility and charitable impact available through an InFaith donor advised fund.

The following market update provides context for the investment performance of your charitable assets at InFaith Community Foundation.

It is with great pleasure that we announce the recipients of InFaith’s 2019 President’s Grant. We invite you to read a message from Chris Andersen, InFaith’s President & Executive Director.

May your holiday season be joyful as you celebrate the abundance, blessings and opportunity around us. We are humbled and grateful to be part of your charitable giving journey. 

Gary and Joyce Kallsen integrated charitable giving into their financial strategy years ago. Together with their children, they’ve made grants from their InFaith Community Foundation donor advised fund to support favorite charities and causes.

Year-end is a popular season for giving. By partnering with InFaith Community Foundation, you can maximize your year-end gifts. Whether you Give Now, Give Later or Give & Receive, you will set in motion a gift that will change lives now and for years to come. Consider these tips from InFaith’s experts on the benefits of value-based giving.

To help you on your charitable giving journey, InFaith has created a set of explainer videos on popular giving strategies including donor advised funds, bundling charitable gifts and qualified charitable distributions (QCDs).

One of the initiatives that InFaith has committed to is creation care, which works to build capacity, help churches reduce their energy footprint, promote leadership and engage InFaith donors around the concern of creation care. With a focus on water, InFaith’s Creation Care Initiative is accomplished through one of InFaith’s grantee partners: The Ecumenical Water Network (EWN) of the World Council of Churches (WCC).

As part of its Disaster Relief Collaborative Fund, InFaith Community Foundation granted $100,000 to Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Puerto Rico to aid recovery in the community. This was made possible thanks to the generosity of InFaith’s donors. LSS of Puerto Rico believes “when the dust settles, and the headlines change, we stay to provide ongoing assistance to those in need.”

Together with donors, InFaith Community Foundation addresses a number of pressing and unmet needs facing our shared community. One of the initiatives that InFaith has committed to is ending family violence through a partnership with FaithTrust Institute. FaithTrust Institute is an organization that provides faith communities and advocates with the tools and knowledge they need to address the faith and cultural issues related to abuse.

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