Fourteen volunteers from our church traveled to the Center For Hope Soup Kitchen in downtown Flint on Saturday, March 18, to prepare and serve a lunch to people in crisis. It was a cold day so everyone really liked the hot meal and we enjoyed their company. We helped alleviate hunger through our time, talents and treasure (we use some of our mission budget money to support their food program).
On February 11, sixteen members of our church went to serve at the Shelter of Flint. We organized their attic storage as well as cleaned and waxed their dining room floor. We helped them make a difference in our world using our time, talents and treasure (we use some of our mission budget to support their essential services).
The Shelter of Flint has several essential programs that serve the Flint area:
- They provide emergency shelter for the homeless.
- They provide transitional and permanent housing.
- As of July 1, 2015, they are the only non-profit organization that provides comprehensive housing placement services in Genesee County.
- They provide the Homeless Outreach program as a point of entry into services for Genesee County including street outreach, wrap around services that partner with other community agencies, and information and referrals for needed services.