Merry Christmas! The SIFAT office will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 in celebration of Christmas. We hope you enjoy this holiday season with your friends and family. We will reopen on Dec. 28.

Reminder: If you are planning to make an end-of-year contribution to SIFAT, your gift must be dated and postmarked by Dec. 31, 2009, to be eligible for 2009 tax deductions. If the dates are Jan. 1 or after, you will get a jump start on your 2010 giving! Remember, you can also donate online on our website using Paypal or through Causes on Facebook – SIFAT’s cause.

Happy New Year! The SIFAT office will close Jan. 1 to observe New Year’s.

The SIFAT office is closed today, Nov. 26, and tomorrow, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holidays. We will reopen Monday, Nov. 30, 2009.

Happy Holidays from the SIFAT staff! We hope you have a wonderful time celebrating with your friends and family.

flier with detailsFor the second year, Alpha Kappa Lambda at Auburn University and the employees of Photographic Services will be taking photos with or without Santa in front of Samford Hall. For a $15 donation, participants will receive two 5×7 prints and have the opportunity to purchase more. Click here for more information.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 1

Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Donation: $15 (receive two 5×7 portraits)

Pick up Info: Friday, Dec. 4 at Photographic Services, 104 Foy Hall (Old Student Union)

To make an appointment: 334.844.4560

SIFAT staff Christmas photo

Merry Christmas from the SIFAT staff!We hope you have a wonderful Christmas with your friends and family. The SIFAT office will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but will reopen on the 26th.

Remember, if you want to donate and have it credited to your 2008 tax returns, it must be dated and postmarked in 2008! Donated items must be received on campus by Dec. 31. If you have any questions, please contact Claude,


Are you catching the Christmas sales and shopping online? Many stores donate a percentage of your purchase when you shop using GoodShop. Click here to learn more. Each purchase you make will allow you to donate to SIFAT without adding to your total!

2009 SIFAT Calendars

Our 2009 SIFAT Calendars are here! Order yours now! Each calendar features beautiful pictures from our projects in Bolivia and Ecuador. Inspiring verses and quotes accompany staggering statistics about world poverty, which SIFAT works to combat through our training and short-term mission teams.

Fundraising Opportunity: We suggest you sell each calendar for $10. Your short-term missions team, Learn & Serve group or missions fund will receive $4 for each calendar you sell. SIFAT receives $6 – a $4 donation and printing fees.

To order calendars, please contact Marie, or call the SIFAT office.

These 2009 Calendars make a great Christmas present. In today’s economy, every gift counts – so give a Christmas gift to your friends and family that they will enjoy, and one that also benefits SIFAT.