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Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity provides decent, affordable housing opportunities in partnership with those in need. Habitat families work with other volunteers in the rehabilitating or building of their and contribute towards the process by serving up to 300 hours of sweat equity. Milwaukee Habitat is strong proponent of a community development model that includes partnering with both the neighbors and other community residents to see improvements in the neighborhood.

Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen

Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen has a 39 bed, 10 bedroom, emergency shelter that provides homeless families with children shelter for up to three weeks, along with case management and various supportive services. Next, the ministry has a soup kitchen that provides two hot meals to hurting and homeless individuals Monday through Friday, and three hot meals a day, seven days a week to the families residing in the ministry’s shelter.

Infant Mortality Project

The Infant Mortality Program empowers mothers, fathers and other family members to help build and sustain families, reverse the high infant mortality rate, promote literacy, and increase access to health care. The student plans the Annual Jubilee Parenting Class Reunion Picnic as well as organizes fund raising efforts, attends parenting classes and mentor meetings, and assists with volunteer recruitment.

Hesed House

Hesed House is a coalition of religious ministries concerned for the dignity, survival and reclamation of people who are homeless, hungry, and struggling. Services include the Aurora Soup Kitchen, PADS overnight emergency shelter, PADS daytime drop-in center, a PADS Family Shelter and a comprehensive resource center focused on meeting the needs of individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

Growing Home

Growing Home provides job training for homeless and low-income individuals through a social enterprise business based on organic agriculture. The focus is on the transformational possibilities inherent in learning to nurture and grow one’s own food. The student performs manual labor, tending to the farm by harvesting, cultivating, and processing the crops. Students are also taught to lead small work groups on-site, once s/he has become proficient in certain tasks. Student interaction with trainees is limited to 2/3 days a week.

Liberty Resources- DePalmer House/The Living Room

DePalmer House is a transitional residential facility for homeless individuals who are living with HIV/AIDS. The Living Room is a nutrition and counseling center for the HIV/AIDS community. At DePalmer House the student assists with errands, chores and food preparation, interacts with residents, transporting them to appointments, and offers companionship. At The Living Room, the student prepares food and shadows the counseling staff during their meetings with clients.

Colorado Enterprise Fund

Colorado Enterprise Fund provides small business loans and technical assistance to entrepreneurs who are unable to obtain financing from traditional sources. Clients have access to management consulting and business training from the experienced staff. The student offers administrative support, assists in the loan process, and takes on independent, speciailized projects.

Catholic Charities of Lake County

Catholic Charities responds to the mission of charity by providing compassionate, competent and professional services that strengthen and support individuals, families, and communities based on the dignity of human life. The student is trained as a caseworker and learns to identify the specific needs of individuals and families, determine qualifications for requested services, and arrange for the available services.

Catholic Charities of Dallas

Catholic Charities of Dallas provides a continuum of services beyond our Family Services programs that help fulfill crucial needs such as, immigration legal services, education programs, job placement and enhancement programs, adoption services, refugee resettlement and childcare. Most of our services are provided to low-income working families to assist them in becoming self-sufficient and fostering stable family relationships.

Andre House

Andre House is a ministry of the Congregation of Holy Cross. It provides up close and personal encounters with the chronically and transitionally homeless and poor. Guided by a Holy Cross Priest and Brother, we provide transitional housing, dinner six nights a week with an average of 600 meals/night, showers, bathrooms, phone use, and the distribution of material goods such as toiletries, blankets, and clothing to those in need.

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