Barnabas Vision Christmas Sponsorship

…provides joy through Christmas gifts of needs and wishes to needy families, teens, and children in Rutherford County through sponsorship.

  • Recipients of sponsorship are identified through Rutherford Co. school’s ATLAS program, contacts through our hotline, and current clients of our LIFE Program.
  • We work to match all needs with any level of sponsorship given.
  • Sponsors are identified and matched through a Google interest form on our website.
  • Individuals, groups, and businesses can sponsor needy children, teens, and families.
  • Sponsors are offered flexibility in type of sponsorship to meet their preferences.
  • Wish lists are emailed to sponsors who then shop for approximately 5 -7 gifts per individual based on ideas from wish list.
  • Sponsors wrap gifts, label them, and bring them in a large box or bag to BV office by December 14th.
  • Barnabas Vision hosts a party for parents and counselors to collect and deliver gifts.
  • Family Sponsorship averages $150 per family member (typically $600 – $750)
  • Individual Child Sponsorship for those experiencing hard times (single parents, parents with special needs children, children being raised by non-parent family members) averages $150 – $200 per child
  • Teen Sponsorship (designated homeless or otherwise identified by school counselors as those most in need) averages $200 per teen.