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Caroline Furnace is so blessed with an amazing, supportive community filled with donors, camper families, retreat guests, former staff, and more. We are so grateful for YOU! The grand total for our #12DaysofGiving fundraiser exceeded our goal of $12,000.

Together, we reached $19,294 in just 12 days!  
Six Month Campaign Total: $90,000 of $200,000 goal

Let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at havest time, if we do not give up. So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all. - Galatians 6:9-10a

Your continued and generous partnership in ministry will ensure we reach next summer, and the next, so campers and counselors may return once again to sing by a campfire, run through the fields, swim in the lake, look up at the stars, and build community together - for decades to come. We will continue to rely on your generous support throughout this pandemic - because the world needs Caroline Furnace tomorrow!

The Lord has provided us with wonderful gifts, that we may proclaim the gospel boldly through Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp and Retreat Center. 

Help us continue to share the kind of holiday cheer that will last all year long!
Quick Updates:
Summer Camp - Caroline Furnace is planning to open this summer for overnight camp, family retreats, and camp at home. We have good news - that the Governor of Virginia will allow Overnight Summer Camps to open in the summer of 2021. We are working with the Virginia Department of Health to establish how to do this safely in the wake of COVID 19.

Fundraising and Donations - Our 6 month fundraising campaign to raise $200,000 is going well and we have received over $85,000 in donations to date. Our constituents' generosity, grant funding, and support from our synods is amazing!

Retreats and Rental Groups - We have some interest from a few new groups, and some returning groups are rescheduling for 2021, but are hesitant to do detailed planning just yet. We continue to do what is right for the safety of everyone and do not grow weary.
Charitable Giving in 2020*
$300 Standard Deduction / $600 if married filing jointly

Most taxpayers take advantage of the standard deduction when they are filing their Federal Income Tax Returns. The CARES Act provides an additional, "above-the-line" charitable deduction on top of the standard deduction for these taxpayers.

Taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions can take a one-time deduction of up to $300 for gifts made to Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center. The deduction applies ONLY for gifts of cash made in the calendar year 2020.

If you are not itemizing on your 2020 taxes, you can claim this new deduction. 

*Info provided by GSB, Inc. Contact your financial advisor to learn more.
NEW! Giving Back Cards
What gift do you get for the person who already has everything? This holiday season, give a gift that gives back!

Your gift brings that Christmas-morning-kind-of-excitement to our summer campers, retreat guests, and staff all year long.

Give in honor or memory of a loved one this holiday season, then print a custom Caroline Furnace Christmas card to share!
Print Your Giving Back Cards
Online giving is easy (and mobile friendly!). See below for our three quick steps:
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Step Three: Vanco Secure Donations
Email or call the office at (540) 449-0012

Our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education, and renewal experiences in God's creation for all God's people.
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