Allowing ISM, Inc. to reach out, grow, and make a difference

There are many ways you can help.

Tax­deductible donations allow ISM, Inc. to be a ministry activist within the Christian church, especially the LCMS. Your donations help the story of ministry among international students to begin.

Volunteers also fill an important role by serving at local sites.

Whatever you can give is greatly appreciated.


Your gifts to ISM, Inc. can be made through:

  • The contribution envelope included in each issue of The Doorstep, the organization’s newsletter
  • ISM Mail-In Donation Form
  • PayPal

Thrivent Choice

International Student Ministry, Inc. has been enrolled as a participating organization in Thrivent Choice.

Thrivent Choice is a new charitable grant program that allows eligible members to help direct where Thrivent Financial distributes part of its charitable funds each year. ISM, Inc. is listed in the program’s searchable online catalog.

When Thrivent Financial members help direct Choice Dollars to our organization in a particular month, we will receive the electronic contribution at the end of that month.

If you have any questions about Thrivent Choice, please call 800­-THRIVENT (800­-847­-4836) and say “Thrivent Choice” at the prompt, or email


You can raise money for ISM, Inc. just by searching the Internet with

Use just like any other search engine (the site is powered by Yahoo!), but each time you do, money is generated for us.

Here’s how it works:

1. Go to
2. Type “International Student Ministry, Inc.” into the “I Support” box and click “Verify”. 3. Search the Internet just like you would with any search engine

Since GoodSearch donates 50% of its advertising revenue to charity and schools, each time you search the Internet at GoodSearch, you’ll be earning money for us.

The amount donated is about a penny per search, but the pennies add up quickly.

You can keep track of our estimated earnings by clicking on “Amount Raised” once you designate us as your organization of choice.

We hope that you will not only use GoodSearch as your main search engine from here on out, but that you will also pass this message on to your friends and family. The more people who use this, the more money will go to ISM, Inc.