WELCOME TO HEART CHECK: PRESS ON // January 2021 - May 2022

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For the last 12 years, Heart Check has been a key part of the identity of our church. Through Heart Check, we have given away more than $12 million to partner ministries here in the Southtowns, in the City of Buffalo, and around the world. We have built relationships with terrific people and organizations doing Kingdom work. The hearts of our own congregation have been transformed as so many of us have recognized our calling to care for those outside our walls. We invite you to join us on our next endeavor to press on through the pandemic and meet the needs God lays before us.

A Goal of $1.5 Million

From January 2021 until May 2022, our goal is to give $1.1 million to partner ministries and outreach as well as set aside $400,000 for key projects here at home. Scroll down to learn more about these partners and how we can help.

PRESS ON // HERE AT HOME

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We are working with three partners whose work greatly affects the Southtowns. We will also dedicate around 25% of the collected funds to projects here at home. As a multi-site church, we have an ongoing responsibility to care for the campuses God has given us. Finally, we will be setting aside funds as we plan for a future campus in East Aurora.

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The partners below work with women facing unplanned pregnancies, adoptive and foster families and their children, and refugees right here in the Southtowns. We are proud to support their work. Click or tap their logos to visit their websites.

PRESS ON // IN WESTERN NEW YORK

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We have many terrific partners in the City of Buffalo and the larger Western New York region. These organizations reach people in the darkest of circumstances with the Gospel. And they do it in a variety of ways, from nutrition and job training to caring for those suffering from addiction or the horrors of human trafficking. We are committed to being a part of the solution right here in our hometown.

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We encourage you to learn more information or reach out to us to engage with these great ministries right here in our city. Above all else, pray for them as they continue to navigate the pandemic while ministering to the lost and the overlooked. Click or tap their logos to visit their websites.

PRESS ON // AROUND THE WORLD

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We will continue the strong partnerships we have built up in Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, India, and Lebanon in this campaign. We are also adding a new partner in Haiti. All of these organizations bring healing, hope, and the Word of God to people in desperate need of all three. We know what it is to feel anxiety during this time. Imagine how much more, then, our brothers and sisters in war-torn or persecuted areas must be going through. Now is certainly the time to press on and continue to support the remarkable work of these organizations.

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Even if you never travel to Africa, India, Lebanon, or Haiti, you can have a tremendous impact on the lives these organizations touch. Please pray for these partners as they bring healing and hope to thousands. Click or tap their logos to visit their websites.

PRESS ON // LEGACY PARTNERS

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We have many partner ministries and individuals we have worked with, some of them since before the idea of Heart Check was born. They are doing wonderful work out in the world. We call these folks legacy partners because our relationships run so deep. We now support them as well through Heart Check. We encourage you to flip through below and learn more about the varied and vibrant work they are carrying out.

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We are so thankful for these tremendous individuals and organizations.

Heart Check: Press On Initiatives