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Nets for Nets challenge

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During this time of March Madness, take a minute to help the More Than Nets project!

Donate a net and pick which men’s college basketball team will emerge from the Sweet 16 as the national champion!

The challenge is simple:


To enter: 7:00am, Monday, March 24, 2014 – 7:00pm, Thursday, March 27, 2014

National Championship game: 9:00pm, Monday April 7, 2014. Winners will be announced the following morning.


Donate at least one unit ($10) towards More Than Nets.

Included in the unit is:

  • $6 = 1 mosquito net
  • $2 = Education
  • $1 = Transportation
  • $1 = Church Planting (learn more)

Be sure to select “More Than Nets” under “I want my donation to be designated.”

Donate a net

Pick your national champion

Think long and hard – which team out of the Sweet 16 will emerge to win it all?

Pick your team


If the team you pick wins the tournament, you’ll receive a prize package of a More Than Nets t-shirt and a (mo)sqeeter beater (flyswatter)!

The championship game will be played Monday, April 7, 2014. Winners will be announced the following day, April 8, 2014.

What is More Than Nets?

Virginia Baptists have entered into a 2 year agreement with the Ghana Baptist Convention to reduce malaria in Yendi, Ghana and to plant churches in the surrounding area. We hope to significantly reduce the cases of malaria through:

  • Distributing 100,000 chemically treated mosquito nets within the Yendi municipality.  The population of Yendi is approximately 180,602.
  • Providing vital education into the proper use of the mosquito net
  • Providing additional education on health, awareness and prevention of malaria

Learn more at bgav.org/MoreThanNets. Like the More Than Nets Facebook page for more photos and to stay updated on this exciting project!


Dean Miller : [staff-title] Dean Miller
Mission Development Staff Coordinator
800.255.2428 or 804.915.5000 x7264