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The PC(USA)’s Pentecost Offering celebrates its 25th anniversary

When Elizabeth Odom was just a baby, so was the Pentecost Offering. Twenty-five years later, both are thriving. Today, Elizabeth is a social worker and American Sign Language interpreter serving the Deaf community in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Pentecost Offering helped her get there.

The PC(USA)’s Pentecost Offering gives young people an opportunity to change the world

Everywhere he looked, the Rev. Allen Shelton saw tremendous gaps — gaps that were keeping high school-aged young people of color like Tariq Mayo from succeeding in life. Shelton, a veteran educator, community advocate and pastor, was determined not to watch Tariq — and so many other promising youth — fall through the cracks of an increasingly broken educational system.

The PC(USA)’s One Great Hour of Sharing changes lives

Lupe Gonzalo understands all too well the hardscrabble life of a farmworker. Having worked for 12 years in Florida’s tomato industry — in addition to traveling to other states to pick sweet potatoes, apples and blueberries — Gonzalo often had to wake up at 4 or 5 o’clock in the morning to travel to a local farm, where she was handed a bucket and told to fill that bucket as many times as humanly possible during the day.

A new day for farmworkers

Lupe Gonzalo understands all too well the hardscrabble life of a farmworker.