Giving Challenge 2018

"I will make them and the places around My hill a blessing.
And I will cause showers to come down in their season; they will be showers of blessing."
Ezekiel 34:26



For propelling us through the 2018 Giving Challenge & showering on the blessings!

Because of you, the generosity of the Community Foundation of Sarasota and The Patterson Foundation,* Agape Flights has been blessed beyond measure during the 2018 Giving Challenge.


God's provision and His people working together--there's nothing quite like it!



We feel so blessed to report that thanks to 572 donor gifts, our preliminary gift total, including match money & offline gifts, is over $96,000!

We appreciate all of your shares, generosity, love & support!

Together, we are Serving Christ by Serving His Missionaries and bettering life for millions!

Final leaderboard totals for all non-profits:

Total Dollars Raised


74,682 = Total Gifts


Our goal was 500+ donors giving during the 2018 Giving Challenge on May 1-2 from noon-noon & you propelled us right past it and earned

Agape additional prize money for "most unique donors" - thank you!


Look what milestones you helped "propel" during the challenge (videos in sidebar of this page):
  • A "Fast 50" prize of $500 for being 1 of the first 50 nonprofits to receive 50 donations!
  • Our 250 donor milestone - showering the Agape Flights Board of Directors with Propel Water
  • Our 300 donor milestone - showering the "Agape girls" (Agape female staff) with Propel Water
  • Our 400 donor milestone - showering the Agape pilots
  • Our 460 donor milestone- showering the Missionary Services team
  • AND our goal of 500 donors - showering Agape CEO, Allen Speer!
  • With a final total of 572 donors, Agape Flights earned an additional $1,000 for coming in 5th on "most unique donors" in the large non-profit category!

And you helped propel us to:

  • a $100 "Social Media Shout Out" prize!
  • a $500 photo contest prize!



Gifts made in honor of…

Art MacAninch
Herbert and Evelyn Peak - a.k.a. Poppy and Grammy
Kurt and Joan Plattner Family
Sr. Mary Clare
Jeff Yannucciello
The Piecemakers Quilting Group at Grace UMC
The Piecemakers Quilting Group at Grace UMC
Phil Bolick
Carole Leman
CrossPointe Fellowship Agape Life Group
George Walden
Dorothy Hensley
Phyllis Newby
Covenant Life Presbyterian  Sarasota
Gary Lucas
Les & Christine Kaeb
my parents
the Tuckers
Steve Sams, my brother
Linda Blankenship
Linda Blankenship
Jim Yonts
Joan Cain
Jim Yonts - retirement from UPS as a pilot
My beautiful talented friend, Carole Leman
Greg Haman
The work of Casa Ulrich in Aibonito, Puerto Rico
Jim Yonts - Retirement from UPS

Gifts made in memory of…

Paula J Haynes
Keith Starkey
Chris Lasorso
Doreen Anderson
Gabriel Dale, our grandson
Doreen Anderson
Chester Yannucciello
JV Cloud Jr.
Howard Sievers
Iller Walden
George W Jandacek
Dale DeWinter
Brutus - beloved puppy of Greg and Sierra
Christopher Pike
Carmen Weaver
Rick Rowe
Doris and Thurston Doler
Theresa Kelly, my Mom
Vida Heffley and NaNa Hegge
My wife Jeanette
Charles L. Harris
our grandparents
Richard Vossler
Iller Walden
Richard Oyler
Master Sargent Harold Davis USMC
General Bob Beyer
Dee T. Speer

Gifts made in honor/memory of…

IMO Quincy
Friendship class FBCV
Good News Pest Solutions
dan rife
Martha Kelly
Deceased members of St Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
David John
Friends at the Arbors

***Please note that Honor/Memorial Gift names are shown as reported to Agape Flights