A Huge Thank You to the Prize Donors Below!
Alpha Omega Publications
Contributing six (6) months full access to their Monarch Online Curriculum valued at $200.00. With print-based, computer-based, and online homeschooling curriculum formats, Alpha Omega Publications has the right Christian homeschool curriculum for you and your family.
Answers In Genesis
Contributing four (4) of “The New Answers Books” valued at $60.00. Answers In Genesis is an apologetics (i.e., Christianity-defending) ministry, dedicated to enabling Christians to defend their faith and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively.
Apologia Educational Ministries
Contributing the Who is God textbook, Notebooking Journal & Coloring book valued at $74.00. Apologia exists because a small group of parents wanted their children to have an academically strong education that would deepen their Christian faith. Apologia Educational Ministries, Inc. is a family-owned corporation whose mission is to help families learn, live, and defend the historic Christian faith.
Contributing the game “Befuddled-The Exciting Word Game In A Cup” valued at $15.95. Every great game has to start somewhere, and we hope Befuddled is only the first in a line of many classic games that Befuddled Games introduces in the years to come. For the present, we offer the challenge, the excitement, and the fabulous fun of Befuddled. The fact that Befuddled is also educational is something we're proud of.
Biola Youth Academics
Contributing four (4) private tutoring sessions valued at $180.00. A valuable resource to the homeschooling community since 1996, Biola Youth Academics offers a wide range of courses and services for a tailor-made experience for elementary, junior high, and high school students through Biola University, a Christian university with over 105 years of faithful service.
Blessings of Israel
Contributing The Seven Blessings of Israel gift box valued at $90.00. The Blessings of Israel bring and provide samples of all kinds concerning the exclusive foods and beauty products that come from Israel. Through the July 2016 you can get $30 off the Blessings of the Trees using the code CHEA2016 on their website.
BJU Press/Homeworks by Precept
Contributing a gift bag filled with four (4) books, beach ball, ear buds, keychain, pen, candy & book bag valued at $50.00. BJU Press Homeschool exists to encourage Christian character in homeschool students and promote academic excellence through the provision of K–12 homeschool curriculum products and support services..
Character Health Corporation
Contributing their Parent With Purpose bundle pack valued at $199.00. Characterhealth Corporation is a non-profit conference ministry aimed at equipping parents to train the next generation of character-healthy leaders.
CHEA of California
Contributing twenty-two (22) Red Ematic MP3 Video Players, three (3) memberships (1 Platinum & 2 Basic), three (3) reusable Tote Bags, & three (3) 2016 Convention CDs, all valued at $1,884.88. Since 1982, CHEA has been California's primary advocate for private homeschoolers.
Christian Action Heroes
Contributing one (1) "Faith Walker Collected" graphic novel valued at $15.99. Christian Action Hero Universe (CAHU) delivers Christian Heroes in their adventurous battles against evil and sin. Heroes unite against the forces of darkness in the dynamic pages of their graphic novels, activity books and even live performances. Through their heroic actions, they give glory to God and teach youth about biblical virtues and values.
Creation & Earth History Museum
Contributing a gift bag with four (4) museum passes, Creation DVD, Bumper sticker, keychain, & Bible valued at $35.00. The Creation and Earth History Museum remains dedicated to the biblical account of science and history. The facilities include a 10,000 sq. ft. showcase for a literal six-day creation and young earth, including a human anatomy exhibit, life-size tabernacle display, age of the earth cave and more.
Contributing their two volume children’s devotional, “At Papa’s Knee valued at $22.50. Classic Christianity: A Year of Timeless Devotions. Family devotions are a great way to help your children to learn to think Biblically!
Contributing a four (4) book set on teaching classical Christian education valued at $40.00. Classical Conversations supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families. They believe there are three keys to a great education: classical, Christian, and Community.
ColdWater Media, Inc.
Contributing "The Gospels" Drive Thru History set valued at $89.95. In a style all his own, Dave Stotts—host and editor of Drive Thru History®—speeds through ancient civilizations, the Holy Land, and the founding of America, giving you a fast-paced encounter with the people, places, and events that shaped our world and the Christian faith.
Contributing The Fine Arts eCurriculum valued at $150.00. David Quine is a nationally recognized speaker and author heading Cornerstone Curriculum, a Christian based educational curriculum. He draws on over 30 years of experience as a teacher, administrator, consultant, and author.
Dell Military and Education
Contributed pens, water bottles, & cup Kuzis valued at $95.00. Providing Bible curriculum for the next generation.
Contributing the board game “Competition Sudoku” valued at $35.00. Discovery Toys is your trusted source for premium learning-through-play products. Their educational toys, books, CDs and games are recommended by childhood development and health care professionals to develop the fundamental building blocks necessary for creative thinking and learning success.
Eagle’s Nest Homeschool Supply
Contributing the Voddie Baucham Jr. book, "Family Driven Faith" valued at $15.99. Eagle’s Nest is a family owned business striving to aid parents in educating their children to the Glory
Excellence In Education
Contributing three (3) Wonder Number Games valued at $89.85. Excellence In Education Resource Center is the largest homeschool book store and resource center in the state of California offering an extensive array of products and services.
Family Protection Ministries
Contributed five (5) books, “let us Highly Resolve,” “Reasons We Believe,” & “Think Biblically” all valued at $67.98 The mission of Family Protection Ministry is to help insure our freedom as parents to train, educate, and care for our children privately, without governmental interference.
Contributing a set of Activity Scarves valued at $15.00. Fitivities integrates physical activities into a group game setting for people of all ages, offering the buzz of a board game, with the perks of a workout. With FITIVITIES and some good company, a little exercise is finally a lot of fun.
Ghost Town Publications
Contributing a book donation. Ghost Town Publications is a home-grown California publisher, featuring Randall A. Reinstedt’s exciting books of history, legends, and lore for both young people and adults.
Gleanings For The Hungry-YWAM
Contributing two (2) t-shirts valued at $30.00. Gleanings for the Hungry is a Christian, non-profit organization. It operates as a mercy ministry arm of Youth With A Mission. Their mission is to help feed the hungry of the world both spiritually and physically.
God’s Creatures Grooming
Contributing dog accessories valued at $30.00. God’s Creatures offers grooming for dogs of all sizes, and also offer services to guinea pigs, birds, other small creatures, plus hoof trimming for goats. They are located in Apple Valley CA.
God’s Word Church, Inc.
Contributing four (4) books ("Lies the Devil Told Me" & "Ingrafted: A 52 Week Devotional") valued at $50.00. God’s Word Church (GWC) is a full-gospel, family/homeschool friendly church located in Apple Valley, CA. GWC supports homeschooling through its outreach ministry, PSP Sports And More (link: www.pspsportsandmore.com).
Contributing 1 Peter Scripture Art (4 8X10 water color prints) valued at $40.00. Ruth Chou Simons is the artist and writer behind gracelaced.com. You are invited to join her daily at instragram.com/gracelaced for truthful encouragement and glimpses of grace in the everyday.
Greater Than I Ministries
Contributing 2 DVDs from the "Thinking Like A Christian" video series valued at $24.00. This video series includes 7 hrs. of instruction and 12 wks. of curriculum. Greater Than I Ministries is a non-profit agency providing products and materials such as Christian educational videos and books, as well as services, such as providing teachers or speakers for classroom settings or small-to-large group meetings and church services.
Here to Help Learning
Contributed a literature kit for “Island of the Blue Dolphins” valued at $27.99 A child’s imagination is endless and the Here to Help Learning Writing Program capitalizes on that imaginative spirit of a child. By using video clips, hilarious writing prompts, and guided worksheets, Here to Help Learning’s writing program is uncommonly different..
Contributing a set of starter decks valued at $90. This is an excellent game that makes history into a fun game to be shared with friends. It gives us an opportunity to make use of what we've learned through a history based, literature based, TJEd style learning approach without having to use boring testing or review to retain knowledge of historical facts and characters.
Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA)
Contributing three (3) one year memberships valued at $120 each. Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.
John Avery - Author
Contributing his book, "The Name Quest", valued at $25.00. Take an insightful journey into deeper relationship with God through the biblical names of God. Beginning in Babel and ending with a burning Babylon, The Name Quest builds faith and encourages spiritual growth.
Institute for Excellence in Writing
Contributing one (1) Teaching Writing/Student Writing Value Package Level B course, plus a $100.00 gift certificate, all valued at $350.00. In order to succeed in every area of life, children must hone the skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively. Through the process of learning to write well, students learn how to think clearly and to express themselves eloquently and persuasively. The IEW goal is to equip you to assist your child in this process.
Contributing one set of books written by Helen Irlen: “Reading by the Color," “The Irlen Revolution,” & “Sports Concussions” valued at $42.85. The Irlen Institute—A piece of the puzzle for reading problems, learning difficulties, ADD/HD, dyslexia, headaches, and other physical symptoms through the use of color.
Contributing one (1) Couples’ Retreat valued at $325.00. Ironwood: western adventure in Christian camping. Their goal is to provide a program that reaches young people for the Lord Jesus Christ, strengthens families, and serves local churches, all to the glory of God. Ironwood Camps offers various camps and facilities.
KKLA Radio 99.5
Contributing a $50.00 certificate to El Cholo Cafe in Pasadena. KKLA Radio is a
radio station located in Glendale tasked with spreading the word of God on the air with music,
talk shows, and more..
Language City Academy
Contributing one (1) semester of French language curriculum: recorded webinars, bonus
lessons, and exercises with answers. Language City is a great destination for homeschoolers who want to learn a foreign language in a fun and enjoyable environment.
Contributing a Dyslexia Consutation with Lexia Learners valued at $100.00. Lexia Learners is qualified and passionate in helping students with dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia through tutoring, consultation, presentations & screening. “We are focused helping struggling students any way we can.
Logic of English
Contributing “Uncovering the Logic of English” book, reference chart and two (2) flash card sets valued at $58.00. The Logic of English® endeavors to improve English literacy worldwide through curriculum development, books, educational software, and training. Their products unveil the reasons for English spellings and provide educators and parents with answers to their students’ questions about why words are spelled and read the way they are.
Contributing one of their books, “Who Says You Can’t Memorize?” valued at $11.95. Lord’s Press was founded by Barbara Bormuth Witt, the author of “Who Says You Can’t Memorize?” She loves Jesus, has the heart of a teacher and has spent years showing kids how to have fun while memorizing the Bible. Barbara loves memorizing too!
The Master's College
Contributing one (1) Master’s College t-shirt valued at $10.00. The Master’s College is an accredited Christian College near Los Angeles, California that prepares students for a life of steadfast service through Christ. Their academic offerings provide students with the skills and experience to excel in their chosen field while maintaining moral integrity and biblical fidelity.
Contributing two (1) family four (4) pack of tickets to Medieval Times valued at $247.80. Medieval Times is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by an 11th century feast and tournament. Guests are served a four-course banquet and cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other tests of skill.
My Personal Writing Coach
Contributing one full year of service for My Personal Writing Coach valued at $500.00 This is web based service includes live streaming, research paper writing courses, ACT writing prep help, academic papers, critical thinking skills, grammar lessons, and vocabulary building.
Nature's Workshop Plus
Contributing two (2) cans of Thinking Putty valued at $20.00. For over 30 years Nature’s Workshop Plus has been bringing quality, educational materials to families across the country. From anatomy to zoology, we have projects and books to meet the interests of you and your children..
Contributing "Geology for Kids" textbook valued at $20.00. Homeschool geology curricula and rock, mineral & fossil kits for grades PreK-12. At Northwest Treasures, we stand unabashedly for a young earth and global flood as revealed in Scripture.
Contributing a large gold Living Locket with charms and gold chain valued at $53.00. Tell your story with a meaningful, customizable Living Locket. Choose the Charms that represent your passions, memories, dreams and the things you love and capture them in your Living Locket.
Orange Coast Musical Arts
Contributing piano or guitar lessons valued at $100.00. The mission of Orange Coast Musical Arts is to provide a quality instrumental music program for families who want a safe and interactive program that honor’s their faith.
Contributing two (2) T-shirts and two (2) Overruled DVDs valued at $40.00. ParentalRights.org's mission is to protect children by empowering parents through adoption of the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and by preventing U.S. ratification of UN Conventions that threaten parental rights.
The Pencil Grip, Inc.
Contributing eight (8) Kwik Stix 12 piece tempera paint set valued at $95.92. The Pencil Grip was invented in 1992 by Dr. Lois Provda, a prominent educational therapist. Two decades later, the company has grown to offer hundreds of unique and innovative products for the home, school, and office.
“Picture This!” Ministries
Contributing one of The Picture Smart Bible on CD valued at $81.00. The Picture-Smart Bible is a comprehensive overview of Biblical history, geography, doctrine, important verses and major themes of each Bible book. The primary goal of PictureThis!” Ministries, Inc. is to get people into the inspired, dynamic, life-changing word of God, so that God’s word can become implanted in His people.
Pilgrim’s Rock Online Courses
Contributing their "Unbreakable Faith video course and one (1) Student Credit Add-on valued at $285.00. Pilgrim’s Rock exists to exalt the infinite excellence of God and the Gospel, boost joy, comfort, and faith in Christ and Scripture, and immunize believers against the unreasonable arguments of unbelief. They produce biblical-based courses, books, and other written, audio and visual content to that end.
Providence Christian College
Contributing two (2) Providence Christian College t-shirts valued at $20.00. At Providence, they believe that an institution is most successful if its vision is stated clearly and integrated consciously into every aspect of community life. The principles that guide Providence are adherence to the teachings of Scripture, being Christ-centered in both doctrine and practice, and faithful service in extending the Kingdom of God into every area of life.
PSP Sports and More
Contributed operating supplies for the Ultimate Giveaway, valued at $116.00. PSP Sports And More began as a sports league for private Christian homeschool families. It has expanded to include other avenues of support for these homeschool families like fine arts, science, AP and CLEP classes. PSP Sports And More is an outreach ministry of God’s Word Church.
Contributing The Ultimate Homeschool Organization eCourse valued at $40. Raising Clovers is a homeschooling website and blog created by Kristi Clover made to give encouragement to homescooling families looking for ways to solve everyday tasks.
RightStart Math by Activities for Learning
Contributing a Geometry Panel Kit math manipulative valued at $36.75. RightStart Math is a unique hands-on program that de-emphasizes counting, uses visualization of quantities, and provides strategies (visual pictures) for learning the facts. Understanding and problem solving are emphasized throughout the curriculum.
Contributing one (1) of their Wooden Pillows valued at $40.00. SaeArc’s mission is to make the devices simple, affordable, and versatile for the young and old to promote spine health. Daily spine stretching helps increase flexibility, better posture, and restoration of the natural “S” curvature of the spine.
Sequoia Christian Books(559-332-2940)
Contributing the book “The Kingdom That Turned The World Upside Down” valued at $9.95. Sequoia Christian Books is a seller of Rod & Staff books, supplying Christian homes and schools with Bible-based textbooks and literature that impart truth and that in no way compromise the Word of God.
Shophar So Good
Contributing Seven Years CD "Time to Change" valued at $10. Whether expressed through a novel of 70,000 words, a children's book with beautiful illustrations or through song, J. Suthern Hicks hopes to touch people's hearts.
The Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
Contributing one (1) weekend night stay at their hotel valued at $300.00. The Sheraton Pasadena Hotel is located right next door to the Pasadena Convention Center. This dynamic hotel offers conference attendees and city visitors exceptional convenience and comfort. Situated in the heart of Pasadena, the hotel property puts you in the center of fantastic shopping and other activities.
Contributing three (3) books, "Detectives in Togas", "Johnny Tremain", & "Om-Kas-toe", all valued at $23.97. Sonlight Curriculum is a Christian homeschool curriculum company specializing in literature-based homeschool curriculum programs.
Suzuki Violin Lessons
Contributing one (1) private Suzuki Violin lesson of twenty-five (25) minutes valued at $60. The
Los Angeles Suzuki Academy is a first class music school based on the innovative way of
teaching they call the Suzuki Method.
Thousand Pines Christian Camp
Contributing one (1) Family Pass for Fall Family Science Camp valued at $316.00. Thousand Pines is a Christian Camp and Conference Center located in the San Bernardino Mountains at about 5,000 feet. They host Program Camps & custom retreats for youth, children and adults year-round at their Conference Center. During the school year, they run an Outdoor Science School for 5th and 6th graders.
Total Language Plus
Contributing two (2) novels with study guides (Julie of the Wolves & The Yearling) valued at $57.88. Total Language Plus is an innovative language arts curriculum focused on critical thinking and communication skills.
Usborne Books & More
Contributing the Usborne Wind-Up Bus book valued at $29.99. Usborne Books has a product line of over 1,400 titles, offering something for every age and subject.
Veritas Classical Home Studies
Contributing free tuition for your first semester valued at $374.00. Veritas Classical Home Studies assists homeschooling parents by partnering with them to communicate the truth, train the mind and cultivate the heart in a Christ-honoring atmosphere.