Mission of the Month

Mission of the Month – November 2016

The Board of Christian Outreach has selected Heart to Heart Family Support Center in collaboration with East Akron Development Community Corporation (EANDC) to be the November Mission of the Month. These two agencies have partnered together to identify services for grandparents and other kinship care providers raising children due to abuse, neglect, parent incarceration and many other areas of concern. EANDC has…

Mission of the Month – October 2016

The Outreach Board has selected LINKS Community and Family Services to be the October Mission of the Month. LINKS is created to engage in community programming services and redevelopment activities, assisting employment re-entry, establishing an after school academy and assisting with linking individuals with food, clothes, shelter, and medical services. Their main focus is redirecting the underprivileged and disadvantaged. To make a…

Mission of the Month – September 2016

Limitless Ambition Outreach has selected Limitless Ambition as the September Mission of the Month. Its mission is to nurture emerging women by shaping their confidence in their ability to lead where leadership is critically needed. Their focus is on teens to women of all ages from economically disadvantaged areas across Northeast Ohio. The organization builds on the tenets of empowerment, leadership, integrity,…

Mission of the Month – July 2016

Nazareth Housing Nazareth Housing has been selected to be the July Mission of the Month. Nazareth Housing Development Corporation exists to encourage, facilitate, and develop housing for low and moderate income families in Summit County. The efforts and offerings of Nazareth Housing Development Corporation are provided in a manner that supports and encourages self-respect, dignity, and self-sufficiency among those served. To contribute,…

Mission of the Month – June 2016

Open M The Christian Outreach Board has selected Open M for the June Mission of the Month. This organization is a ministry of Faith, Health and Hope. For the last 20 years their health clinic has been made up of volunteers including doctors, nurses and pharmacists. This ministry feeds the hungry, cares for the sick, nurtures children, builds families and strengthens our…

Mission of the Month – May 2016

Harvest Home Outreach has selected Harvest Home Shelter as our May Mission of the Month. This agency is a temporary homeless shelter for women and their children for three to six months. Their supportive services include meals, case management, counseling, career development, after school program for school-age children, parenting classes and preschool programming. If you would like to make a donation to…

Mission of the Month – April 2016

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve Their mission is changing children’s lives by providing a safe place to belong after school where staff members and caring volunteers help them in developing academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Their clubs depend on financial contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. If you wish to contribute to this outreach, make…

March 2016 Mission of the Month

South Street Ministries South Street Ministries (SSM) is a ministry in the South Akron/Summit Lake area that is committed to the physical, socio-economic, and spiritual well-being of this neighborhood. Founded in 1997 by Duane and Lisa Crabbs, SSM has offered 18 years of programming, ministry, and shared life with the people in this area. SSM reaches across racial, economic, cultural and religious…

January 2016 Mission of the Month

First Glance has been selected to be the January Mission of the Month. It is a youth center that operates in Akron’s Kenmore community. Their programs are designed for students from grades 6-12 and for young adults ages 18-29. Programs include a recreational night, a young adults program, an assistance program, Teen Mom and Young Moms programs. Please make your check payable…

December 2015 Mission of the Month

Mason Community Learning Center has been selected as the Mission of the Month for December by the Outreach Board. The funds collected will purchase one interactive whiteboard, which connects to a computer in the classroom. To support this project, please write your check to FCC and write Mason on the memo line. Thank you for your help!