Our Mission and Witness Committee worked hard this year to make the difficult decisions as to which organizations to support this year. Below are the 17 wonderful organizations helping folks in our beautiful mountain state.
Children’s Therapy Clinic received $2,000.00 to provide comprehensive therapy services for children with disabilities. This money can provide over 50 visits for children ages newborn to 18 years old.
Davis Child Shelter (Children’s Home Society of WV) received $3,000.00 to create a beautiful outdoor area complete with a covered pavilion, seating area and fire pit for the kids to enjoy.
Davis Stuart received $8,625.00 for the continuation of their spiritual life program which provides residents and staff the opportunity to learn about God’s love and grace.
East End Resource Center received $500.00 to sustain and enhance activities for the low income senior citizens such as ceramic workshops, computer classes, craft supplies and field trips.
Faith in Action received $1,875.00 to continue their online Volunteer Hub where they gain the ability to manage more than 230 volunteers in service to the requests of more than 500 care receivers in Kanawha and Putnam counties.
Gabriel Project received $2,000.00 to provide necessary baby items – portable cribs, diapers, and hygienic wipes – that help infants in impoverished families have a healthy, safe start in life.
Kanawha Valley Fellowship Home received $4,000.00 to provide funding for their residents including utilities, building and grounds maintenance, counseling and direct needs expenses (groceries, clothing, toiletries and laundry) so they can continue to provide a safe and healthy environment for men recovering from substance abuse disorder.
RCCR (Religious Coalition for Community Renewal) received $4,000.00 to continue to support men affected by substance abuse disorder by providing a safe and healthy environment within which men receive guidance, support and services that lead toward permanent positive change.
Covenant House received $5,000.00 to help fund their Food pantry which allows them to assist approximately 33,649 individuals through their Service Center and 9,097 individuals with receiving food which is an average of 209,610 food items from our Food Pantry since January 1 of 2021.
Daymark, Inc. received $4,000.00 to fund their Patchwork Program. Patchwork is a runaway and homeless shelter for youth ages twelve and up and their mission is to meet the individual needs of youth living in crisis through safe shelter, guidance, and education.
Health Right WV received $5,000.00 to support the purchase of dentures for low-income adults, including elderly adults on a fixed income and low-income veterans.
Manna Meal received $6,000.00 to provide food to help support the mission of feeding the hungry.
Oakwood Terrace Taskforce received $1,500.00 which will be allocated to low income children to allow them the chance to attend Bluestone Presbyterian Church camp in the summer for a whole week.
Rea of Hope received $6,500.00 to continue to provide transitional housing and support for women in addiction recovery including everyday needs such as bus passes, uniforms and hygiene products.
Union Mission received $4,000.00 to help with costs for an Emergency Response Team in rural underserved areas.
YWCA Resolve Family Abuse Program received $6,000.00 to help pay the salary for an Aftercare Specialist who assists victims of Domestic Violence who are ready to find housing in the private rental market. The grant will also help with purchasing cell phones, bus passes, new ID cards, birth certificates, and gas money.
YWCA Sojourner’s Shelter received $6,000.00 to be used to assist with the cost associated with Sojourner’s frontline staff who work non-traditional hours providing access to shelter and other valuable services.