Annual Events:

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  • We take food to the streets by partnering with churches and sponsoring 10 Mobile Food Pantries throughout the spring, summer, and fall months. For our efforts we are feeding around 500 individuals at each event.

  • Every summer we sponsor approximately 40 children to Bayshore Camp in Sebewaing, MI for a week long adventure. The camp experience teaches the children Christian values, while providing swimming, canoeing, zip lining, singing, games, and chances to make lifelong friends.
  • If you are interested in your child attending camp this summer, please contact us to gain the required forms to register.
  • We will be attending camp from July 21 - 26, 2013.
  • Special THANKS to the following organizations for helping fund our Summer Camp Program for 2013:
    • Veit Youth Charitable Trust
    • The Arthur G. Bishop Charitable Trust
    • and many generous individuals!
  • For many years we have been running a Back-to-School program to help children start each school year on the right foot.
  • We receive referrals from DHS and other agencies.
  • In the beginning, we helped about 10 children; this last year we were able to help over 181 children.
  • Some of the items the children receive are shoe vouchers to purchase new school shoes; school supplies like pencils, crayons, paper, notebooks, and backpacks; and new clothing or uniforms.
  • Parents come in to pick up everything before school starts.
  • Special THANKS to the following organizations for helping fund our Back to School Program for 2013:
    • Jennings Memorial Foundation
    • Kiwanis Club of Flint
    • Martha Merkley Charitable Trust for Youth
    • An Anonymous Local Donor
    • and many generous individuals!

  • Since 2009, we have been helping approximately 100 families receive a feast for Thanksgiving Day.
  • We provide each family with the traditional Thanksgiving Meal with a meat voucher for purchasing their turkey.

  • We receive information about families through the DHS.
  • Our Director calls family to get ages, sizes, and wish lists for children and adults.
  • Volunteers come in to wrap gifts.
  • Families come in the week before Christmas to pick up wrapped packages.

If you are interested in helping with one or more of these programs, please contact us at (810) 234-2479.

If you are interested in receiving any of the services provided by the Back to School, Thanksgiving, and Christmas programs, please contact your caseworker.