In November, 2012, the board submitted the application to the federal government to obtain 5013c status. Global Mustard Seed Missions Inc. was officially incorporated in February 2012. The IRS has received the application for GMSM 5013c, pending review.
Through our Lord Jesus Christ, we provide mobile medical care services within economically impoverished regions affected by local catastrophic events. Teams are jump started by volunteers, but sustained by local clinicians after the withdrawal or decline of first response emergency organizations.
Highlights (updated 3/18/13)
- Medications will next be sent to Haiti April 7,2013 with a group traveling.
- Future plans to collaborate will be developed with an organization Join the Journey doing work on the ground in Haiti.
- The Haitian doctors are continuing to hold mobile clinics in Haiti.
- The objective is to make these sustainable.
- Shirt purchases and financial donations facilitate this initiative.
- The next board meeting with newly elected members will be April 2013.
- The next medical mission trip is May 23, 2013.Goals will be to establish partnerships with in country pharmacies to buy medications and plan more mobile clinics with Haitian staff.
Thank you kindly to each and every one of you who has donated or purchased a T-shirt and made a difference in helping those in Haiti!! This is just the start of dreams coming true in what the future holds. Developments will be made transparent as they continue to unfold. Medications have been shipped to Haiti this week and an additional load of medications and supplies will be brought to Haiti to be directly delivered to Haitians.
Through the Great Lord’s inspiration, this fundraiser will be used for a bigger and hopefully more lasting impact for the Haitian people. This design illustrated by Karen Andress, on a long sleeve light gray T-shirt (with HAITI on the sleeve), is for the purpose of promoting much needed supprt and help for the Haitian people. The shirts will sell for $30 a piece with free shipping in the continental states. The available sizes are: children’s small, medium and large and adults small, medium, large, XLarge and XXLarge.
The funds received will go to buy medications, food and hygiene products for Haitian orphans and patients. Products will be purchased in Haiti which will also help stimulate the local economy.
“And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.” (Matthew 17:20, Holy Bible, King James Version)
Other donations which are welcome for upcoming 2013 trip include the following: medications (prescriptions and over the counter), vitamins, iron supplements, etc. These can be mailed to Global Mustard Seed Missions Inc., 4536 SW Hamilton St. Portland, OR 97221.
“Above all of things, have fervent charity among yourselves.” (1 Peter 4:8, Holy Bible, King James Version)
“It is like a grain of mustardseed, which a man took and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a
great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it.” (Luke 13:17, Holy Bible, King James Version)
Pic: Dr. Cornelia Taylor, Medical Director, Portland
“Top Doc 2012,” and Pat Michels, RN.