Caring Globally


International Student Scholarship Fund

Learn more about how MIPC sends hundreds of students in poorer countries to school here.

Contact: Glo Ceteznik,


Child Academy, Tembisa, South Africa

The purpose of the Child Academy is to create educational opportunities for a community denied these opportunities due to laws that intended to make them inferior during the time of apartheid.


Daughters of Mary Immaculate/Kim Long Charity Health Center

Sisters of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate serve the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the poor.

Contact: Binh Nguyen,


Heifer Project

During Advent at MIPC’s Living Gift Market, friends can “buy” alternative gifts of animals that are given to impoverished rural families around the world. Volunteers of all ages are needed to enlist and organize helpers, publicize the market, create displays and “sell” the animals before and after worship.

Contact Marian Webster, (206) 232-3947, or Kamma Scott, (206) 232-0208

Heifer Project Website


International Justice Mission

IJM helps people suffering in justice and oppression who cannot rely on local authorities for relief. Ways to support this ministry include:

  • Become a member of the MIPC/IJM prayer team
  • Support IJM personnel overseas through communication and gifts
  • IJM seeks qualified volunteers in Washington DC and oversees to do legal work, aftercare, investigations, administrative support, media relations and graphic work.
  • Join a short-term mission trip in service to victims of injustice.

Contact: Susan Stanley, (206) 236-2542

Internation Justice Mission Website


Mekong Minority Foundation

Mekong Minority Foundation is a Christian development organization working with minority people in Northern Thailand and the Mekong sub-region. MMF is the administrator of our scholarship program in Thailand.

Contact: Pat Shafer, (206) 232-3685

Mekong Minority Foundation Website


Bright Scholars, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Formerly Servants to Asia's Urban Poor)

Ministry Webpage

Contact: Glo Ceteznik, (206) 232-5596, ext. 206


Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to people from developing countries by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America. Each November MIPC hosts one of the largest international gift sales in the nation. Groups, families and individuals are encouraged to help with:

  • Recruitment & Support of Volunteers
  • Publicity/Advertising
  • Sale/Display Set-up & Tear Down
  • Cashiering/Accounting
  • Merchandise Coordinating
  • Customer Service

Contact: Judy Ginn

Ten Thousand Villages Website