President’s Message

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Reimagining Non-Profit Fundraising

Since Martin Luther envisioned the “community chest” – resources to be used for the poor, the sick, widows, orphans, and others in need, non-profit organizations have relied on the generosity of individuals like you to pursue and achieve their respective mission. While some charities are funded through government contracts to care for veterans, the elderly, or children in foster care, the majority of the over 1.5 million U.S. charities are funded by the philanthropic efforts of individuals, corporations, and foundations …

Reimagining Non-Profit Fundraising

May 2018. Since Martin Luther envisioned the “community chest” – resources to be used for the poor, the sick, widows, orphans, and others in need, non-profit organizations have relied on the generosity of individuals …

But, What Can I Do?

February 2018. Yesterday we experienced another horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla. As of today, 17 fatalities, adding to the list of more than 1,800 deaths from 1,600 mass shootings in the United States since 2012…

Welcome to We Raise Foundation!

January 2018. I am delighted to welcome you to We Raise Foundation (formerly Wheat Ridge Ministries) and the new iteration of our work where we will invest in Christian organizations and emerging leaders serving at the intersection of…

How Will You Want To Be Remembered?

December 2017. My warmest Advent greetings to you and your family on behalf of all of us at Wheat Ridge. I hope your season is full of family and friends, worship and service,…

Luther, The Original Millenial

November 2017. For many of us, the recent 500th anniversary of the Reformation afforded the opportunity to reflect on a movement that counts a billion members in present day.

What Inspires You?

October 2017. Years ago, I worked closely with a leader of a worldwide organization that liked to use the southern phrase, “What melts your butter?” Or, in other words: “What inspires you?”

We work hand in hand with Christian non-profits to end poverty, violence, and inequality in our communities. Take action today and raise up those in need.