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March Heifer Update

LUMM Heifer Project Update Here it is March, 2019 and things are a-buzz or they soon will be. The Lakeview United Methodist Men have shifted their attention to the smallest gift on the Heifer International list – the honeybee, but what a powerful one it is. Aside from the honey that we have all enjoyed, there are seven other by products you may be familiar with. Bee pollen, bee wax, royal jelly, propolis, organic honey, mead, and bee bread. In…
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Heifer Update – Feb. 23, 2019

Heifer Update Do you ever wonder what your donation is doing or has done? A donation to Heifer International is such a blessing to many. Because of your gifts to Heifer, you are giving families the help they need to become truly self-reliant. You’re changing lives. Let’s meet Lazarus Mtika of Malawi. He is well known for his big toothy smile. His first given name was Harrison, but was changed in the hospital to Lazarus. He was badly burned when…
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Heifer Update for Feb. 16th

Heifer Update Another Bee Question: On average, how much honey does one bee produce in a lifetime? A) 1/2 teaspoon B) 1/12 teaspoon C) 1 teaspoon Scroll down for answer The school bell has been silent for about 4 weeks now. Does that mean we finished our mission? No! There are still many girls out there that need that final act of kindness and generosity to get that chance that they desire, to start their education. Please visit the Lakeview…
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Heifer Report for Feb. 9th

Quote for today – “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving”.   Mother Teresa Approval was given at the meeting of the LUMM on Feb. 2 for the donation of the following:  2 – Hope Baskets (includes chickens and rabbits) and 1 – Flock of Chicks. Three more families of God’s children can rise out of poverty and hunger.  After Heifer International’s estimate of 9 times the impact – make that 27 families.  How…
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Heifer “Buzz”

Each gift of honeybees includes bees, a box and hive, and training in bee keeping. The gift of bees supply the beekeeper with honey and beeswax to consume or sell.
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February Heifer Update

LUMM Heifer Project The Christmas season (the season of giving and receiving gifts) is over. Or is it? I don’t think it is. Should we stop then? I don’t think so. Jesus didn’t stop, and never will. His gift of love is never ending and this congregation didn’t stop giving either. The LUMM just sent in the past month’s donations. The list is lengthy and wonderful. Because of you, we sent our 11th girl to school. You also donated the…
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Heifer Update – December 2018

December 4, 2017 – the day the Lakeview United Methodist Men sent in the first donation to Heifer International. We sent a check of $120 to donate 6 flocks of chicks. We remember doing the math, “passing the gift” and the eventual possibility of “9X” the impact we could help lift 54 families out of poverty and hunger. Since that day the Methodist Men have sent over $15,000 in donations of animals and services for the poor and hungry around…
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Heifer Update – Growing Seedlings

Growing Seedlings If you ask, 5-year-old Florinda Ruiz Lopez will tell you all about how to plant a seed and water it. “Then, when you’ve finished with the water, when you look at the plant, it grows really fast, but it’s really little.” And, as she talks faster and faster, she’ll tell you about the grasshoppers and locusts that eat the leaves of the gourd plants. And how some of the garden pests turn into butterflies. And how together she…
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Heifer Project Update

Heifer Update Today’s Question: The fiber from Angora Rabbits is called Angora – so then, what is the fiber from Angora Goats called? (The answer can be found at the bottom of this past) The LUMM breakfast/meeting on November 3, 2018 marked the 12th meeting since the LUMM adopted the Heifer Program. This month’s donations are as follows: 1 sheep and 1 flock of geese. On a larger scale, (minus those above) here are the donations we have made for…
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Heifer Update – Nov. 3, 2018

GARDEN AND GOAT Sharada Devi, 48 years old and a mother of eight children, felt lost and alone in her home village of Tarwara in the state of Bihar. As a member of the lowest caste, she simply didn’t have options in her life, so she worked as a laborer in another, richer farmer ‘s field. Her husband, Gulma Sada, 53, had to leave her and her children to find work in the faraway town of Punjab . Sharada Devi…
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Lakeview United Methodist Men Heifer Report

LUMM Heifer Project September was a special month for our mission. We had 2 individual gifts of $275 each, which specified we send a girl to school. Then through the funds gathered during the month, we donated a trio of rabbits, a Hope Basket (which is a combination of chickens & rabbits) and finally, a Flock of Chicks and a Flock of Geese. Then came the announcement from Heifer International that all our gifts would be doubled. Praise God! Now…