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May: Arco Hardware

Summer projects coming up? You’ll need supplies, and the May Online Giveaway has you covered. A $500 Gift Certificate to Arco Hardware.
Their website is:  arco.doitbest.com

Winner announced May 31

Register once a week.

DR Update

Bart recently visited the Dominican Republic.

Update: Wednesday we climbed to the top of the mountain to see the WAY Radio Community Center. It is almost finished and it was exciting to pray over the center and dedicate it to the Lord. Thank you so much for sponsoring children and hopefully seeing them come to Christ through the WAY Radio Community Center in the Dominican Republic.

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Jose Luis and his wife Dani, the missionaries serving at the WAY Radio Community Center through Crossover Cups Mission,
plus some pics of the children from the top of the mountain.
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Friendraiser

Friendraiser was held up on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.  

Many of you chose to STAND with WAY Radio.  Knowing that the music we air on WAY Radio, and the words you hear from our announcers and others on WAY Radio are encouraging you to grow in your faith … you decided to become part of our team!  STANDING with us as a financial partner continues to be as easy as mailing a check, or donating online.  

Perhaps you weren’t able to register your support yet, but you know that WAY Radio is a major part of the community and you want to join with us in encouraging the listeners of the station.  If so, you can get involved right now.  Simply click HERE.

If you’re wanting to pray about your involvement before committing to join the team, we’re thrilled that you’re taking that step.  WAY Radio exists to share the Gospel through Christian music so that believers are encouraged and non-believers are converted.  When you give financially, you’re taking part in that ministry.  Thanks for considering your level of support!  When you come to a decision on support, you can call in us at 912-342-1083 … or you can give anytime at:  www.wayradio.com/donate.

April Update

April 2022      

Greetings Friends of Crossover Cups Mission!   I am so proud to be a part of this mission with you. It has always been a team effort, and you have been great team players. When other missionaries come to view the work they are overwhelmed with the quality of the programming and what your team has accomplished in these ten short years.   I remember the first days in the first village. We packed into that little 10′ X 20′ room with fifty kids and did our best to share Jesus with them. The heat was so intense we thought we were dying, but God was bringing life to a community. Over the years so many of you have come and sweated with our team in multiple villages. You know the summer heat too. Best of all you have not forgotten us when you returned home. Thank you for that.   Together we move forward into the next season with hope and joy. We still look at big projects like the new sewing business project with fear, but we hold onto faith. We know how this will help rescue and provide employment for so many girls currently in our program. Thank you for your prayers and support.   Now for many of you, this paragraph can be your jumping-off point. But if you have a spare minute, let me speak to you about legacy. Walt Disney is known for his generosity and love for children. He was also known in the industry as a film cutter. It did not make any difference how many hundreds of hours his animators put in on a scene, if it did not move the picture forward properly, he cut it. Snip-snip, no regrets! Once his animators worked for 240 days on a 4 1/2 minute Snow White scene… 240 days… and he cut it because it was not needed in the story. Ouch. Disney understood the message he wanted to share and made decisions based on the desired outcome. Often I need to cut things from my life that do not lead me to my desired end.   I want my life to be focused on missions of purpose. To do this I have to make choices about how I spend my time and my resources. As a Christian, everything I have comes from the Lord. I am simply a caretaker that is entrusted to grow in value for Him. How about you? We all are investors. We invest our time in mindless television or educational television, mindless literature or literature that builds us up and makes us better people. In the financial world, some of us go for high-risk investments, others for safer low-yield investments. Some of us require a guaranteed rate of return.    You all know that I am not big on asking for money. But as I get older I am thinking more about my goals in life. I am thinking more about my legacy. Not only my legacy before man but my legacy before God. Can I encourage you to make the mission you know and love a part of your will and estate planning? Can I encourage you to look into a charitable gift annuity that will pay you great dividends and help rescue little girls for the kingdom? If you want to talk about how to do that, give the Stateside office a call and set up an appointment with me personally. I am in the midst of doing a Charitable Gift Annuity myself right now. I will tell you what I know about the crazy good benefits beyond the interest and what it can do for a mission. If you have already made Crossover Cups a part of your estate planning, will, or trust, please let us know.   Mike G. Williams 
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Crossover Cups Update

February 16th, 2022 

A Word from Jack Eason, CUPS Executive Director:   I am humbled to think of your generosity over the last year with Crossover Cups Mission. Your faithfulness has impacted many families and change countless lives of young people on the northern coast of the Dominican republic.

It’s amazing as I walk through some of the villages, I always think about what dozens of people who have sacrificially given who make ministry in life change possible for many of these children.

I don’t know about you, but as I get older, I am reminded that only what is done for God will last. I’ve started to see a lot of the material possessions that I have as simply tools to advance God‘s kingdom and reach more people with his love. No doubt, you have a similar heart or you would not be making such an investment in the work that we are doing together.

I was the last few years, people have asked if The Crossover Cups Mission is set up to handle Legacy Giving. Some people are inquiring as they think about leaving part of their estate after they leave this earth and go to heaven. How humbling to think that people are thinking about continuing to make an impact even after they have gone on to be with Jesus!

The answer to that question is YES! We are set up to handle any kind of estate giving that you or your family might like to give to enable more children to continue to be transformed and hear about the love of Jesus. Continue reading below to find out how you can get involved.

Again, thank you for the blessing that you have already been to your ministry and the transformation that you have already been part of.   Jack Eason

The Cups Coalition     The Cups Coalition is a community of givers who are making transformation of lives in the Third World part of their lasting legacy. By planning a future gift to Crossover Cups, members of the Coalition help ensure that our work will continue until every child in the Dominican has the opportunity to be empowered and avoid exploitation.    We’ve updated our website and now have a ‘Legacy Giving’ page. On this page, you are informed of the four new ways that you are able to give: A gift in your will, non-cash assets, beneficiary designations, qualified charitable distributions.     Are you wanting to join the Cups Coalition? Joining this community of givers is one of the most powerful actions you can take to help end exploitation and begin transformation. A legacy commitment is an investment in transparent, sustainable work that will directly impact vulnerable children and transform the future for generations to come. Visit the Legacy Giving page for more information. If this is something that you or your family are considering, please reach out and talk to our office today.  

   
Mark your calendars for our Livestream event!  
Our Contact Information The Crossover Cups Mission 2607 Woodruff Rd Suite E #418
Simpsonville, SC 29681 877-291-6501 http://cupsmission.com

Crossover Cups Mission Days

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WAY Radio will be partnering with Crossover CUPS once again on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 for a one-day fundraiser. The work that was begun last year with the construction of a community center will continue this year with outfitting the center with a kitchen that will teach life skills, and provide an income as the children learn to bake. We will also be raising money so that a missionary can move into our village of Alto De La Jagua to have a greater impact.

If you want to give today, you can, at:  https://cupsmission.com/way-donate

Cups Night at Brunswick Adventures

Join WAY Radio for and evening of fun, for a good cause, at Brunswick Adventures on Friday, February 11, from 7-9 pm.

cupsmission.com/way-donate

Update from the D.R.

WAY Radio will be partnering with Crossover CUPS once again on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 for a one-day fundraiser. The work that was begun last year with the construction of a community center will continue this year with outfitting the center with a kitchen that will teach life skills, and provide an income as the children learn to bake. We will also be raising money so that a missionary can move into our village of Alto De La Jagua to have a greater impact.

If you want to give today, you can. You don’t have to wait for February 8 if you go to: https://cupsmission.com/way-donate