SHPN Newsletter Fall 2016
Who Are We?
WELCOME to the Stop Hunger and Poverty Now website. We hope you will find this site interesting, informative AND inspiring. This 22-year-old ministry is active in helping migrant workers in the numerous camps scattered throughout Washington County west and southwest of Portland, Oregon. Stop Hunger and Poverty Now (SHPN for short) is a dynamic outreach to these people who form the backbone of our agricultural industry, but who live in desperately poor conditions. It was founded by Dennis and Charlotte Bischoff of Sherwood, Oregon in 1988. Moved by the suffering of the Ethiopian famine, they wanted to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged people in a tangible way. The Lord led them to start SHPN, to reach out to the poorest people in Oregon.
Thanks to generous donations of and for materials and labor, the warehouse is getting much-needed insulation for 2010!
We take food, clothing, useful implements, and the good news of Jesus Christ to these camps every year, from around April to September during the growing season when the camps are occupied. We have formed many lasting friendships with these individuals - men, women and children. On this site, I hope to acquaint you with them, with their lives and needs and how you might be able to make a positive difference even from a distance to empower them through this ministry. I will post our newsletters, and information on associated ministries that are developing through SHPN.
SHPN is a 501(c)(3) organization, so all of your contributions are completely tax-deductible. If you have any questions, or wish to make a contribution, please contact Dennis and Charlotte Bischof at 503-625-7460, or write to:
STOP HUNGER AND POVERTY NOW
P.O. BOX 177
SHERWOOD, OR 97140
R MP HXBKXHZ YPK VK
MU 85 PFK35WHF5FWN EKHB PB
N5 VF ZDUY 5DVY VV
8B T5 XPR 8TV MF
MVM3X E58T ZYUY MF 5NEN EX MDV5 UT ZRNK EN DVD3E ZE 5K UEF B8 FRFM HMM5VH ZEN5 TX 3T
NY3TX PYUTTDPD TZRMVTDM PHEN8RHR RTFDXH5B MNEUDNU8 YMVMD8W NTV 33 3UVUVD NP NHP5KMKR RFDYER 5UFPBFFM 8E
33 BU BF ZHR 3ZB XMP KBT ET 8W8 ZDM HXV R5 K5 8Z ZRB ZUU RU UH K5 8Z MWY TZF N8
BK HM KP 5X ND RE FB BU 8P YZ HK KF RR 8N XM TZ 8H XZ F8 PW KP VP
KX ZY3UHDDP3K WZ ET VF 8Z XF N8 U8 3X 3FHBU BR YM UH YD BN XB KY YF F5 BT
HN V8PFZWBF53 K8 YR 3R N3 X8 XW B8 3F 3RRRPZU 8F VM TM XZ 5P 5X TZ NV KN HM
UT ZR TV RH PZ 5N EB 83 5W TF WNVK DMT H MH 88 XE K3 MX 8R B5 FT
B3 NU RB YD DE U5 HF R8 FB BN KB 8W MB KB D5 EZ T8 YV P8 W8 RH
VM 53F KP PR NP YY BB PZ YM8 VP DF NX 8D TP WEX YFX D5 DZ XN EU 85 EV 33
TDKX RTWKHX8N DB EK KH XX PY 5ZMNKRUE EH MY 8XMTWBW KXKPPKBTKPD DT DWPP3WWT UZ YN RP TY
YPY YUHKB P5 MZ ZN DZ PN H3YU NK KT 3R HNRB3 3U XV8W VFVE XBT 3KYV 5R EM DX RB
TT WD VMF
YX W3T 8RVE
God bless you in His Son!