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The Alliance donates more than $16,000 to charities in December

The Alliance doubled the amount of money it donated to charities from November in the month of December, with more than $16,000 going to numerous charities and organizations around the globe. On the strength of December, The Alliance surpassed $28,000 donated for the year and passed the $150,000 in donations via the Good Samaritan Bonus program.

Below is a rundown of how The Alliance made a difference around the world in 2016.

Adult Care Center of Shenandoah Valley $100

JF Strawderman gave his GSB to this non-profit day program for adults who are coping with physical or cognitive challenges.

All Believers in Christ Church - Feed the Hungry Fund $250

Bob Blevins supports this little church with a big heart in their food drive.

Alley Cat Advocates $100

Brian Beazly's support is with a spay/neuter program that provides humane treatment to stray cats in Kentucky.

American Cancer Society $150

Not only will Terri Cameron's GSB assist someone fighting cancer, it will fund lifesaving research, much needed support and the search for a cure.

Angels and Sparrows Soup Kitchen $100

Brantley Dunn donates to a local non-profit organization that provides nourishment for both the body and soul, serving lunches year round to anyone in need.

Caring 4 Katy $150

Purcell Heath's choice for his GSB supports families in Katy, TX who have children impacted by life threatening illnesses.

Chardon United Methodist Church - Disaster Ministries $300

Mike and Kerry Williams wanted to be specific with their GSB donation and chose to support their church's Disaster Relief program.

Christian Brothers College Prep High School $100

William Saunders' GSB is creating men for tomorrow, and brothers for life with a rigorous academic curriculum that prepares students for life-long success.

Holly Grove Holiness Church $100

Danny and Lori Johnson saw an opportunity to help with their local church's fellowship through their GSB.

JL, Patt Williams & Friends $200

Neal and Chris Rabedeaux shared their GSB with this Christian ministry dedicated to evangelism and edification through the love of Jesus Christ.

K9 for Warriors $100

Cara Meiselman is helping this organization provide service canines to military members suffering from post-traumatic stress disability, traumatic brain injury and trauma as a result of military service.

Lead Girls of North Carolina $250

Terry and Tia Edwards were able to make a sizable donation to this leadership development program for preteen at-risk girls.

Liberty Baptist Church - Acct: Heather Kokobun $100

Rebecca Lixey earmarked her GSB for a missionary at her church who is serving in Peru.

Lila Lane Outreach $100

Tony Moore's GSB was dedicated to this faith based residential facility that helps men overcome their past addictions, dependence and self-defeating attitudes.

Mission Vision International $250

Jonathan Yeakey believes in the global ministry that has a passion for exalting God in every nation in the world.

Opendoor Church $100

Cord Goodson wanted to help his church reach people with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ.

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital Psychiatric Unit $200

Debbie Benn was very specific with what unit of this hospital she wanted her GSB to go to. Her donation will allow patients to receive compassionate, comprehensive care that they need.

People to People The Haitian Children's Project $100

Brian Browning donated his GSB to this non-profit organization that is devoted to educating, inspiring and encouraging people to respond to the needs of poor children in Haiti.

PetSmart Charities $150

Justin Balik teamed with his charity to save the lives of homeless pets. His GSB will help find homes for hundreds of thousands dogs and cats through their adoption program.

Youth With a Mission - YWAM Accounting 125 $150

By donating his GSB to this outreach program, Ben Smallidge is providing funds for Christians from various cultures, age groups and traditions to unite and spread the gospel.

Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses $100

Eric and Sheryl Lardie support this corporation of the Jehovah's Witnesses that publishes literature and performs operational and administrative functions.

City of Newark Clergy Affairs $200

Glinda Graham is happy to help this group of clergy organize events across the city that spread messages of peace and unity.

Concord Church Bless Dallas $150

This church plans an event that Donta Williams is donating to that addresses social and spiritual issues throughout the city.

Cross Training Athletes Into Believers $150

Michael Lee felt led to donated his GSB to a non-profit whose primary mission is to inspire, motivate and enhance athletes of all ages.

First Assembly of God $150

Maricel Abadilla supports a multi campus church in Hawaii with a passion for God, a heart for missions and a vision to reach the lost.

Flying Kites $150

Michael and Ann Puleo are supporters of the Kenya charity that provides students with access to quality education and holistic support.

Frontline Missions International $150

Mark Hutcheson pledged his GSB to the work this organization is doing in bringing the gospel into areas that are normally impossible to access.

Gateway Family Church $150

Brian Likins GSB helps continue the work of this non-denominational, multi-cultural church devoted to teaching and living the word of God.

Girls & Boys Club $150

Eric McGriff likes to support this well known organization because it creates great futures for our next generation of leaders.

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge $300

Elizabeth Viola pledged her GSB to this habitat that conserves its natural resources for the American public while protecting endangered species for future generations.

Greensboro Hospice and Pallatative Care $150

The donation Toby Griggs makes will promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement for those living with a life-threatening illness.

Provident Life Crisis - Survivals of Suicide $250

Hal and Ellen Rosen have a personal desire to donate to this program that offers counseling and support to survivors of suicide.

Sisters Uniting For Purpose $200

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St. George's College, Jamaica $250

Horatio Ward gave his GSB to this school that has strong core values such as Reverence for God, Excellence, Respect, Discipline and Teamwork.

St. Vincent DePaul Society - St. Joseph's Church $100

Mark and Holly Biscoe are supporters of this church's efforts to offer person-to-person service in spreading the gospel and sponsoring other charitable events.

Teens Encounter Christ of Southern Illinois $300

Jim Ruppel was able to share his sizable GSB with youth dynamic encounter program sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peoria.

The Doc It Foundation $100

Alain Germain believes in this division of the American Cancer Society's efforts to Detect Ovarian Cancer In Time (DOC IT) and pledged his GSB to the organization.

The Legion of Christ College Humanities & Novitiate $150

Patrick and Suzanne Connors invested in this Roman Catholic Religious Congregation of priests and men studying for the priesthood.

The Navigators - Jack and Misty $100

Chris Robinson's charity of choice spreads the Good News of Jesus Christ by establishing life-on-life mentoring relationships.

The Valerie Fund $300

Jan Miller was able to share her GSB with a program that provides support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders.

Tim Goad International

$7200 from 34 sources

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc. $350

Shannon Barnhart earned a sizable GSB that she has given to this corporation that publishes Bibles and Bible-based literature that is distributed by members of Jehovah's Witness.

Watchtower/Central Mount Clemens Congregation $200

Janice and Jeremeko Edwards support their local Jehovah's Witness congregation and shared their GSB this month with the organization.