Kansas School Stops Christmas Charity
In a year where love and charity is desperately needed, a Kansas middle school has stopped a program giving gifts to needy children. Because of a complaint from an atheist group, the school ceased to be involved in Operation Christmas Child, a program by Samaritan’s Purse. No longer will the school be filling shoeboxes with gifts and donating them to the poor. Read more about the decision here.
Charities Trying to Save Christmas Despite Covid-19
With the rise of positive Covid-19 cases, charities are struggling because of cancellations and downsizing of annual giving opportunities. Organizations are being forced to rethink their ways of fundraising, as the needs of those hit by the pandemic are growing daily. Vowing to still continue with giving, the charities are coming up with new ways of donating. Read more about their efforts here.
First Christian Airline To Transport Missionaries
The first Christian Airline, called Judah 1, is set to launch in 2021. Started by a non-profit ministry, the airline is based out of Louisiana, and plans to fly missionaries around the world. While missionaries will have to pay airfare, Judah 1 has no baggage fees and no cargo fees. The plan is to fly to areas around the world normal airlines cannot and spread the gospel. Read more about this new airline here.
Arlington Wreath Laying Ceremony Back On
Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy has directed Arlington National Cemetery to reverse course and allow the annual wreath laying at veterans’ graves by Wreaths Across America and its many volunteers. The Officials from the cemetery announced the event would be cancelled this year due to covid-19 concerns. But after facing backlash from around the country, the government stepped in. Read more about the event here.