Matching Gift Challenge Deadline December 31st Midnight.
Matching Gift Challenge Deadline December 31st Midnight.
58 Years Preparing Young People for Christian Service and Leadership
58 Years Preparing Young People for Christian Service and Leadership

Giving Tuesday - Twice the impact!

      Provide a Christmas care package to a family in need in Latin America. 


       Your gift sent by Dec 2nd. Will be  matched up to $10,000!


A $35 Christmas care package includes:

  • Groceries for two weeks for a family in need. 
  • A Christmas present for the children of the family
  • Icthus Ministry for a Year


How many families will you help? 

Icthus is a ministry that helps young people living in poor communities throughout Latin America.  It is a club-like program for children and youth which builds Christian character, skills, and good habits.


"Bring up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6

Read great news about your impact in Honduras!





You can help a family with Emergency Aid and Ministry today!


Rain and floods are affecting many families in Latin America, You can help one of them today! 



New Icthus groups are starting in Latin America!


See news of Icthus leaders visiting Central and South America. 


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Become a Padrino today, and provide consistent ministry to children in Latin America!



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Stories of your impact through Icthus in 2021


You helped overcome obstacles to provide ministry to 8,000 young people in Latin America. 


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Interview: Luis Yon, Associate Director



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Families were helped by Icthus Amigos during the pandemic.


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         How has this ministry kept going for so many years?  It happened by the grace of the Lord and was shown through the love of those convinced of the importance of guiding young people.   It's by the conviction that young people are an important part of God's Kingdom.  It's the belief that children and youth can help bring a better future to their communities.


Icthus started on July 20th 1964.  Since then more than 120,000 young people have been helped through Icthus. It’s amazing what the Lord has done through Christians in the USA and in Latin America to impact the lives of so many kids over these 57 years!

Facebook is an easy way to encourage friends and family to join you in helping children have Icthus.  Please click here to see our Facebook.   You can subscribe to it by clicking "LIKE".    


The Icthus ministry is made possible by Amigos who invest their time, talent and gifts in young people.


Click to learn about creative ideas for helping more children have.


Gifts to Icthus are tax-deductible according to IRS regulations. We are members of and subscribe to the high standards of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

Address: 4623 75th St.

Suite 4-236 Kenosha, WI 53142 

 Telephone: (262) 705 3759



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What Icthus Amigos say:


"Icthus makes a difference in the lives of kids."   

                                - Marion


"When children's behavior and outlook on life changes for good, parents are drawn to find out the reason.   Countless families have committed their lives to Christ through Icthus in many different countries.   Now it is starting in Africa and soon we may see it spread all over the world.

Truly a vision of God."   

                                - Baukien

"Icthus is changing kids' lives and their families all over the world! God is using this ministry in amazing ways. Join in and help with your donations to touch even more lives!!!" 

                               - Charlotte

"Icthus is a complete discipleship program  for Kids. Many have grown into leadership in Icthus and their community . It is truly God inspired and continues to be blessed by Him." 

                                   - Pep

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 Click HERE to learn how to leave a Legacy Gift to Icthus. 

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