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At St. Paul’s: “Our primary mission is to relate to, and minister to people who are living on the edge, who seek God’s will for their lives, struggling to find direction and purpose in a society that can be violent, insensitive and money-grabbing.”
St. Paul’s Community Outreach Ministry
Key Achievements for 2016 - January 1 through December 31
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THRIFT STORE CLOTHING MINISTRY
OPEN Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Guests can take 4 pieces of clothing at No charge
*Served 1665 individuals
*Provided 6650 clothing items
OPEN Tuesdays thru Fridays 10:00 am to 11:30 am
For residents of zip codes 44102, 44109 and 44113
*Served 1839 Households
OPEN Tuesdays thru Fridays 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
*Id Vouchers provided to 309 individuals
*Bus Passes provided to 142 individuals
*Winter Gear Provided to 76 individuals
*Work Boots Provided to 30 individuals
*Baby Items provided to 30 families
*Winter boots provided to 150 individuals
*Socks provided - 2300 pairs
*Toilet paper provided - 60 rolls
*T-shirts, bras, underwear provided - 200 items
MEDICAL RESPONSE TEAM
Available Tuesdays thru Fridays 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon
*Weekly Blood Pressure Monitoring - 4 guests
*Emergency Blood Pressure Checks - 9 guests
*Foot Exams - 50 guests
*Office Visits - 2250
*Hygiene Kits distributed - 2650
Note: Blood Pressure Checks and Foot exams are often included in office visits.
Mission Statement: To encourage and assist individuals and families in need, without pressure or prejudgment.
To provide energy, direction and resources to ensure that all of the people of this community can realize their full potential
Description: St. Paul’s Community Outreach, Inc. was founded in 2005 by St. Paul’s Community Church, UCC as a 501c3 nonprofit organization to continue and expand upon the church’s 50-year history of ministry in the neighborhood.
St. Paul’s Community Outreach helps people in need by providing immediate assistance consisting of food, clothing, transportation (i.e. bus passes) and HIV and STD prevention supplies as well as offering pastoral counseling and various referrals to get into treatment centers and help finding safe housing and stable employment. St. Paul’s also provides referrals to HIV prevention and care services, mental health and other medical services, addiction treatment programs, social services, legal aid, housing and job search support and life skills training. St. Paul’s provides assistance for the homeless, those trade sex for money or drugs, those are mentally ill, living in poverty, or are educationally and socially challenged and many others.
Strategic Plan (2014 - 2017)
Goal #1: Capital improvements of facility
Goal #2: Improve fundraising streams
Goal #3: More fully develop board of directors
Goal #4: Better utilize communication tools
Goal #5: Continue program development