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Join us for the 2020 Summer Celebration in Grabill, IN

July 24 - July 25

iteFriday, July 24 4:30–8:30 PM
Graber Community
16529 Trammel Rd
Grabill, IN 46741
Enjoy Amish cooking and hospitality while meeting new friends and catching up with old ones. A delicious meal will be preceded with horse-drawn carriage rides starting at 4:30 PM and followed by a brief program. Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM.

Saturday, July 25 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Central Ministries
5801 Schwartz Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

Join us for a day of celebrating the difference you and Growing Hope Globally are making around the world. Get updates on the programs you’ve supported. Hear first hand about the impact of one program from our special guest. Take part in a new educational experience. Enjoy fellowship with other Growing Hope supporters over lunch. We will wrap up our afternoon with an ice cream social in celebration of the 100th anniversary of one of our member organizations, Mennonite Central Committee.

Hotel: Hyatt Place
111 W Washington Center Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

We have reserved a block of rooms at Hyatt Place hotel in Fort Wayne for a special rate of $109 per night (plus tax). Please reserve your room as soon as possible in order to ensure that spaces are available.  This rate will expire on July 8, 2020. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-492-8847 and mentioning the group name Growing Hope Globally or by visiting https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/FWAZF/G-GRWH  Complimentary breakfast is included.  There is also a complimentary airport shuttle (call the hotel to arrange).

Check back soon to register for all events.

We hope to see you in Grabill!


THANK YOU TO ALL WHO Made OUR 2019 event IN COnRAD, IOwA possible!

  • Keynote Speaker – Kevin Skunes, Chairman of the Corn Board, National Corn Growers Association and leader of the Arthur, ND Growing Project
  • Speaker – Elizabeth May Righa, Head of Finance and Administration at ADS (Anglican Development Services) Pwani
  • Speaker – Roger Thurow, Pulitzer-finalist author of ENOUGH: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty and The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change.
  • The team who created our new Immersive Global Farmer Experience
  • Our Conrad Growing Project volunteers and local volunteers
  • Our auction team and all who donated auction items
  • Our generous sponsors
  • The Growing Hope staff