FAQs

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Do you have a Gift Catalog?

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Spirit Lead Me Ministry’s gift catalog offers unique gift ideas for any budget – including baby chicks, water wells, rice and beans. Visit our gift catalog and give a gift that will truly be appreciated. Questions about the gift catalog can be directed to (407) 863-0663.

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How can I fundraise directly for Spirit Lead Me?

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"You can become a Spirit Lead Me Ministry fundraiser by setting up your own personal fundraising page. Once you personalize your page, we'll help you get started fundraising! E-mail us at volunteer@spiritleadme.org to get started!"

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How can I best support Spirit Lead Me’s mission? 

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By simply offering your compassionate generosity toward any of our many projects you are bringing hope to those who pray someone will help ease their suffering.

“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” (1 Peter 4:10)

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What about government controls that prevent goods from leaving port?

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We have devoted people and partners who make sure goods aren’t languishing at seaports.

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How do I request a tax receipt? Are donations tax-deductible?

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You will receive receipts for your gifts to Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc. via email if gift was made online, or via regular mail if the gift was made offline. Also, during the last week of January and the first week of February you will receive a summary of all donations you made the previous year. Contributions to Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc. are tax-deductible for U.S. citizens. Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc. is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our tax identification number: 82-2089849.

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Is it safe to donate online with my credit card?

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Yes. All information provided to Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc. is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc. Learn more: — Privacy Policy

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How can someone receive assistance?

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Please contact us.

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How do we determine who receives assistance?

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We identify the people and areas in the greatest need and work directly and through our partners to help alleviate the severe needs first.

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Why do donors receive so much mail?

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Knowledge is akin to love and by sending mailings we are not only fundraising, but also educating our donors on the various needs and what can be done to help. Also, it’s not an expensive education campaign since some of our mailings cost as little as 8 cents, not including the special nonprofit postage rate.

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Why do we use such graphic stories and photos?

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These graphic images and stories are a reality for the people we serve, and are used to educate our donors on the grim truth.

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How can I make a donation?

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There are several ways to make a donation. You can make a donation using Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc.’s secure website, or mail your check to Spirit Lead Me Ministry, Inc., 931 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park, Fl 32792. You can also call customer service at (407) 863-06634, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-7:00 p.m. EST.
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Why do we help the poor in other countries?

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The answer is quite simple. We’re talking about two different realities since the poor in the United States have safety nets that the poor in other countries lack.