Supporters of Peacebuilders Camp

Our Supporters

Alterna logo simple Alterna in LaGrange, Georgia is a bilingual Christian community devoted to faithful acts of hospitality, mercy, and justice, especially in the context of the struggles of the Latino immigrant community. Alterna has helped recruit campers for Peacebuilders Camp, and two community members have volunteered in the roles camp counselor and advisory board member. http://www.alternacommunity.com/
DSC_0254 Andersonville National Historic Site preserves the former Camp Sumter, a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the U.S. Civil War. It also serves as a memorial to all U.S. prisoners of war throughout the nation’s history. Peacebuilder campers who visit Andersonville are challenged to consider the realities of war as well as the effects of decisions of conscience made by all persons involved in the prison. We deeply appreciate the careful and thoughtful ways in which Andersonville ranger Stephanie Steinhorst encourages our campers to discuss and ponder these difficult issues. http://www.nps.gov/ande/index.htm
AFM Logo The Atlanta Friends Meeting is a Quaker congregation with many connections to peace and social justice initiatives in the southeast U.S. As a congregation, AFM supports Peacebuilders Camp in many ways, including recruiting and sponsoring campers and making meeting space available. Individual members of the Meeting serve on our advisory board, assist with publicity and fundraising, drive campers to camp, and offer a wealth of encouragement and inspiration. http://atlanta.quaker.org/
logo_medialog Atlanta Mennonite Fellowship is a small urban congregation in the Anabaptist and historic peace church tradition. In Peacebuilders Camp’s early years, Atlanta Mennonite served as our fiscal sponsor, and currently helps spread the word about camp through connections with other Mennonite churches. http://www.atlantamennonite.org/
logo Café Campesino in Americus, Georgia is a fair trade, organic coffee roastery and shop that strives to conduct business according to the Golden Rule, treating people and the environment with respect, fairness, courtesy, honesty, tolerance and humility. Peacebuilders Camp is honored to have the opportunity to bring campers to Café Campesino each year, and appreciates the many other ways Café Campesino staff have supported camp, ranging from holding fundraisers to driving a truckload of food from Atlanta to Ellenton. http://www.cafecampesino.com/
logo Coleccion Luna partners with indigenous Mayan craftswomen in Guatemala to bring beautiful, quality textiles to consumers in the U.S. The fair wage that Coleccion Luna’s artisans earn provides an sustainable income for their families, helping them to escape the cycle of poverty. Coleccion Luna has donated items for camp and for our fundraising silent auction. Founder Stephanie Jolluck is a member of our advisory board and a avid supporter of Peacebuilders Camp. http://coleccion-luna.myshopify.com/

Community
of
Hospitality

Community of Hospitality in Decatur, Georgia is an intentional, faith-based community committed to service and worship. COH supports Peacebuilders Camp through camper sponsorship, and individual members assist us on our advisory board.
logo df Based in Atlanta, and strongly committed to giving back to the community, Diaz Foods is a leading distributor of Hispanic foods and other products. Each year, Diaz extends its generosity to us by providing a truckload of donated foods that our campers unpack, repackage, and sort at the Ellenton Clinic. The food that we bring to the clinic helps to meet the needs of migrant families who come to the Ellenton area to work. http://www.diazfoods.com/
el refugio.logo El Refugio is a hospitality ministry in Lumpkin, Georgia. El Refugio’s house one mile from Stewart Detention Center provides overnight housing and meals, all free of charge, to families who are visiting their detained loved ones. Peacebuilder campers have visited El Refugio to learn about the challenges faced by immigrants and their families when a family member is detained or deported. http://www.elrefugiostewart.com/
FCH-Logo_10-09 The Fuller Center for Housing, headquartered in Americus, Georgia, is an international Christian nonprofit that builds and renovates houses in partnership with families in need. Fuller Center staff help us explore the right to decent shelter though work projects in which campers help with home repairs in Americus neighborhoods. Campers learn new skills while working shoulder-to-shoulder with peacemakers who build justice in tangible ways in their community. http://www.fullercenter.org/
The Global Village Project in Decatur, Georgia is an innovative special purpose school for refugee girls and young women with interrupted schooling. Several Global Village students have participated in Peacebuilders Camp, adding tremendously to conversations about peace, justice, and equality. We are indebted to Global Village volunteer mentors who invest time and energy in helping their campers prepare for camp and complete necessary paperwork. http://globalvillageproject.org/
We are grateful to Laurel Rummel at Good, Clean Design for donating time to create Peacebuilder’s logo and assisting with marketing materials. http://www.goodcleandesign.com/
GVDC logo At Habitat for Humanity’s Global Village and Discovery Center in Americus, visitors learn about Habitat for Humanity’s worldwide work in eliminating poverty housing, and can explore 15 model Habitat houses. Each summer, Peacebuilders campers visit the Global Village as part of our focus on the right to decent housing. This visit also serves as the basis for our discussion of global peacemaking. http://www.habitat.org/gvdc/

Just
Voices

Just Voices is a community chamber chorus comprised of gifted amateur musicians who love to sing music for unaccompanied voices. Peacebuilders Camp is honored that these singers chose to sponsor a camper in 2014 & 2015 and we look forward to further collaboration. http://www.justvoices.org/
Kindezi School is an Atlanta Public Charter School which through academic rigor and student-centered approaches to learning strives to develop the leader, scholar, and artist in all students while instilling in each a love of learning and a sense of pride. We appreciate Kindezi’s help in identifying potential campers and the enthusiasm that these students have brought to camp. http://www.kindezi.org/
LOEP logo-2 Liberia Orphan Education Project (LOEP) provides educational materials, support, and teacher training to schools in Liberia. Emmalee Hackshaw, one of the founders of LOEP, is working with us to create a day of focus on education as a human right. We look forward to this partnership and more collaboration in the future. http://www.loeproject.org/
newamericanpathways New American Pathways is an Atlanta-based nonprofit that helps refugees from the moment they arrive in Georgia through their journey to U.S. citizenship. With a comprehensive set of customized services, steady guidance, and strong advocacy, we enable refugees and other immigrants to realize their full potential and dreams as they build new lives in Georgia. http://newamericanpathways.org

Victoria
Temple

Victoria Temple is a professional freelance videographer who donated her time to film and produce a video about Peacebuilders Camp. Check out her work: “Support Social Justice Education for All”