CCS Memorial Fund - In Memory of Jacob Rivera

For: Calvary Christian School
Old Bridge Township, NJ
Organizer: Liz Estevez
CCS Memorial Fund - In Memory of Jacob Rivera (Calvary Christian School)
of $60,000 goal
51% Complete
Raised by 71 donors

The Story

Jacob Rivera, 18-year-old son of Ralph and Brenda Rivera, went to be with his Savior on November 18, 2017. In his short life, Jacob was able to develop a personal relationship with Jesus and walk in His purpose. There’s no doubt that Jacob’s light was special. And loving Jesus came from the heart. His life showed us what God can do even in a short time, when one of His children are given the opportunity to know, learn and grow for His glory.  His parents strongly feel that the time he spent at Calvary Christian School, growing from a boy to a young man, greatly enriched his life. Calvary Christian School has established The CCS Memorial Fund. These funds in memory of Jacob, at the request of the Rivera family, are to open the door for God to change the life of another child for His eternal purpose.  

Our goal is to raise $60,000 for a student (or students) to receive the life-changing education that Jacob received at Calvary Christian School . 

To hear more about Jacob and his family, click here

Calvary Christian School is a Pre-K through 12 accredited college-preparatory school of Calvary Chapel of Old Bridge which is classified as a 501 (c) 3. To learn more about CCS, click here:

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on March 11, 2018


Posted on March 11, 2018

Today is Jacob's Birthday.  There's no doubt that today was a difficult day.  He is missed - missed dearly by his family and friends.  

One special moment today was a letter received by very close friends of Jacob (J.R.).  I'd love to include the whole letter because it was so heartfelt and a sweet reminder of the promise of eternal life through Jesus Christ. 

One part of the letter I will include speaks to the very reason we created this fund in memory of Jacob. 

Reminiscing about our school days with each other, we have honestly come to realize just how thankful we were able to attend Calvary Christian School with J.R. and many others that we've gotten so close to. We would be honored to give towards the tuition fund in his name so that someone else can experience the close-knit family that is C.C.S. 

This blessed our hearts so much.

Happy Birthday dear Jacob. Happy Birthday to you!

Posted on March 8, 2018

Posted on March 8, 2018

More grocery bagging opportunities forthcoming at the end of the month will include, East Brunswick, Aberdeen, Marlboro, and Howell.

Reach out if you're able to join us.  

Posted on March 8, 2018

Posted on March 8, 2018

Grocery Bagging at the Shop Rite in Parlin last weekend March 3rd & 4th was a huge blessing.  We are blown away by those willing to spend 3 hours or more of their time to bag groceries on the weekend. This time $3,200 was raised.  More info to follow for new locations and fundraising efforts.  

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