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Urban Ministries - Open Door Clinic

Urban Ministries of Wake County is a non-profit human service organization that alleviates the effects of poverty in Wake County by meeting people's basic needs for food, shelter, and healthcare. We provide services that promote self-sufficiency and building awareness of the issues of poverty within the larger community by leveraging financial support with volunteers and in-kind contributions. One of the community support services we provide is a free medical clinic, the Open Door Clinic.

Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Newark Immigration and Refugee Services

Catholic Charities as a ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark participates in the Church's social mission by recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of all people and responding with sincere Christian compassion to the corporeal needs of the poor and marginalized. The service of Catholic Charities is inspired by faith in Jesus Christ, Sacred Scripture, and the continuing exposition of Catholic Social teaching.

Catholic Charities of Louisville

Catholic Charities of Louisville is the social-service arm of the Archdiocese of Louisville. We provide help and create hope for the poor and vulnerable through a wide range of programs, assisting clients of all races, backgrounds and beliefs. Our service area includes 24 counties throughout Central Kentucky.

Nativity Jesuit Academy - Camp Thunderhead

Nativity Jesuit Academy is a K4-8 co-ed Catholic, Jesuit, urban school serving predominately Latino young men and women. We prepare our students, in partnership with their families, for Christian leadership and service in high school, college, and life. Through our year round school year (summer programming includes summer camp for middle school students) Nativity Jesuit strives to form leaders who exhibit the 5 core values of: being religious, being loving, seeking intellectual excellence, committed to justice, and open to growth.

La Casa de Amistad

La Casa de Amistad's mission is to empower the Latino/Hispanic community within Michiana by providing educational, cultural and advocacy services in a welcoming, bilingual environment. We provide a variety of services for the community in the education, social services and advocacy. These services include, bilingual preschool program, after-school programming, ENL, citizenship, family, and computer classes. We have a low cost immigration clinic, provide translations, notary services, and food pantry.

Centro Tyrone Guzman

Founded in 1974, Centro Tyrone Guzman is the oldest and largest Minneapolis-based multi-service Latino organization. We serve low-income Latinos of all ages, from infants to elders. We are located in South Minneapolis, though our services reach Latinos across the Twin Cities.

Education, Family Engagement, and Community Engagement are at Centro Tyrone Guzman's core. We offer a continuum of culturally-responsive, Montessori-influenced programs that educate family members of all ages within the context of holistic well-being.

Catholic Charities Atlanta, Refugee Resettlement Services and Immigration Legal Services

The Refugee Resettlement division of Catholic Charities assists with the reception and placement of families who have fled their home countries due to persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, political opinion, or national origin. Programs include employment services, home management, crisis intervention and health care management.

Lazarus House Ministries

Lazarus House ( is a spiritually based organization that welcomes all in the name of God. It provides a continuum of care encompassing food, shelter, clothing, advocacy, a listening ear, a welcoming heart, and the recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. We serve to empower our guests to move beyond poverty and crisis and to find the resources they need to promote health and improved well-being.

Most Blessed Trinity Parish

We are a Catholic parish whose mission is to serve God's people with a preferential option for the poor. Our parish community social services include a food pantry, soup kitchen, domestic violence shelter, immigration center, as well as areas in advocacy, homelessness and environmental concerns. Two SSLP students will live on site and help serve in the many ministries offered, primarily teaching ESL and citizenship classes and working in the food pantry.

Sarasota County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading through a 2Gen Lens

In 2012, Alta Vista Elementary School launched Eagle Academy, a free summer program for children entering Kindergarten. Over the years this program grew, evolving into a model program with incredible outcomes for both children and their parents. Today, four of Sarasota’s highest poverty elementary schools (based on free/reduced numbers), offer a free 6 week summer program to children with a weekly Parent University. New students have the opportunity to become acclimated to their school while existing students continue to hone skills that they need to be effective learners.

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