To ensure that support from our donor base goes to the selected causes, Gifts of Hope raises additional funding to pay for our printing costs (catalogs, cards, and envelopes).  Thanks to Gifts of Hope volunteers, who are Thrivent members, for graciously sponsoring Thrivent Financial Action Teams (www.thrivent.com).    We also thank the following area congregations and individuals for underwriting some of the printing costs:  John and Bonnie Priebe, St. John’s Lutheran (Aspen Hill MD).

Thanks to Susan Hudson Marken for designing the 2017 Christmas Ornament card. Past Christmas card designs have been contributed by to Susan Hudson Marken and Elizabeth Holmes Clark.  Fel Barbanie designed of the All Occasion card.

Special thanks also to Kaye Brown for her assistance with the web site.