$50,000 Matching Campaign

until Dec 31, 2017

Thank you for considering supporting the For Freedom International family as we live and work in Thailand. We rely 100% on the generous donations of our supporters to help fund our ministry objectives and projects.

Canadian Donations

(All Donations Matched up to $50,000 until Dec 31)

US Donations

(All Donations Matched up to $50,000 unto Dec 31)

Current Needs:

Important “How To Donate” details at the bottom of the page

    1. Weekly Hair & Nails Outreach ~ ($500/mth) Providing a safe environment for exploited women to connect with women believers. They receive some simple pampering from people who expect nothing in return except to begin building trusting relationships.
    2. Child Advocacy Center Phuket ~ K. Ning ($3500/mth includes rent, programming costs and 2 staff role): This is a new partnership with the Royal Thai Police. We will providing community development programming and training for children and families in the northern part of Phuket.
      1. November Update ~ We have started going into public schools to make introductions. We will begin hosting community outreach events, starting in December with a family carnival. These events serve as a way to highlight the CAC and also some of the services we offer to the public.
    3.  *NEW* Baking Project Coordinator – New Staff ($1000/mth):  Viyada and her husband have been volunteers with us right from the beginning. They have an incredible story of restoration. They actually met here in the party district decades ago and God has brought this beautiful restoration to their story. Viyada has been serving as our baking project director. However, she will be moving, once this new position is filled, to becoming the discipleship director.
      1. November UpdateWe continue to seek a qualified and experienced Thai baker.  This will be integral as we continue to grow and allow Viyada to bring leadership to the other educational items such as discipleship, counselling, etc.
    4. Future Ministry Center: (Approx 400,000)  This will be the ministry and programming hub for our initial activities including the vocational training center, ESL, family and finance education, additional  ministry programs in the Red light districts of Phuket.
      1. November UpdateWe have completed land surveys and initial draft drawings and have a final design almost completed. We are excited to show this to you very, very soon.  We are also thrilled to have Herb and Glenna Horn move to Phuket, for an interim basis, to help oversea the future building project as they bring all their construction and infrastructure expertise. We are moving towards a final building estimate, but current projections are around $400,000 of which approx 50% is already raised.
      2.  August Update ~ We have received preliminary drawings from an architect in Hong Kong (they donated their time) towards the future ministry/vocational training center in Phuket. This is the location that will be the primary location for our work. (Baking, Salon, office, discipleship, community programs, etc) . We hope to share with you, in our next update, what this may look like.
    5. Phuket Safe Home ($130,000): Fully Funded! We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Asia Center Foundation to build a brand new safe home for at risk children in Phuket. We are raising $130,000 with hopes to begin building sometime in 2017
      1. November UpdateConstruction is well under way. It’s amazing to see things progressing fast. God is good! Thank you for all your support.
      2. August Update ~ Land clearing has begun and construction beginning this month!
  1. How You Can Partner With Us:
    Through Prayer – Please consider joining our newsletter. You can subscribe by clicking here 
    Joining Our Team – Click here to see current open Volunteer Staff Roles
    Through Financial Support (all donations receive a tax receipt)

(All Donations Matched up to $50,000 until Dec 31)

Canadian Donations

To our Canadian donors and friends, thank you for your support and trust. All gifts are so appreciated! Monthly donations help us to plan and budget even more effectively. Would you consider starting a recurring donation plan?

Ways To Give – There are currently three ways to donate.

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Please designate your funds to “Darren & Naomi Herbold Work Special

(All Donations Matched up to $50,000 until Dec 31)

US Donations

To our American partners and friends, thank you for your support and trust. All gifts are so appreciated! Monthly donations help us to plan and budget even more effectively. Would you consider starting a recurring donation plan?

Ways To Give

  • Online – Through the US not for profit (501c3) For Freedom International.
  • Mail (Check)
    • Check payable to “For Freedom International”
    • 3417 Ivy Drive Grand Forks, ND 58201