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Your generosity matters!
We are a non-profit organization offering opportunities to support pilgrims navigating their journey.

Your gift will benefit those pilgrims who request financial assistance to continue their journey, seeking to deepen their relationship with humanity, creation, and the Divine.

Whether your gift is a monetary donation, volunteering your time and talents, or holding us in prayer, your support enables us to continue our ministry and serve our community.

Your monetary contribution is fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Donations can be dropped off in our office or given at any of our services or events.
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Donations can be sent via mail:  
c/o Christ Lutheran Church 
425 Riverside Road
Belvidere, IL 61008


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