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The following organization provides assistance to families and individuals in need throughout the Augusta, GA. Area:

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Action Ministries-Augusta, (AUM) is a non-profit organization that exists to help families meet their most basic needs as they transition out of homelessness and poverty. This non-profit organization provides assistance to the homeless, those on the verge of being homeless, individuals who have just left temporary shelters and families who have lost their home due to fire or other disasters. AUM strives to help, empower and care for those struggling to reestablish permanent, sustainable housing through the provision of furniture, house-wares, seasonal family sponsorships, agency partnerships, client education and referral services. This organization serves the community through the following programs:

 

  • Furniture Bank
  • C.O.A.T. (Children Ought to Arrive Toasty)
  • White Christmas
  • Tax Payer Assistance
  • Bike Ministry
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    For more information about the services and programs offered through Action Ministries-Augusta, call (706) 722-8195.

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    father and son If you or someone you know is living with intellectual disabilities in the Greater New Orleans area, the following organization may be able to assist you.

    Living with intellectual disabilities can be extremely challenging, especially when you have limited support from those around you. Arc of Greater New Orleans is an organization that will be there to support you and help you develop and live a functional life. This non-profit organization is committed to helping individuals with intellectual disabilities live their lives to the fullest potential. The organization serves around 1000 children and adults in Jefferson, Orleans and St. Barnard Parishes. Arc provides various services throughout the entire community. A few of those services include:

    • Early Intervention-Ages—Ages: birth to 3-years
    • Family Services Coordination—Ages: birth to 3-years
    • Uptown Learning Center—Ages: 6 weeks to 4-years
    • Respite
    • Personal Care
    • Employment/Habilitation
    • Supported Living Assistance

    For more information about the services and programs offered through Arc of Greater New Orleans, call (504) 837-5140.

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    Responding To Hunger

     Due to many different circumstances, countless families and individuals are currently facing hunger or at the risk of facing hunger. The following organization serves as the largest, nonprofit hunger and nutrition education resource in the Washington Metropolitan area. Food

    Founded in 1980, Capital Area Food Bank annually distributes nearly 30 million pounds of food to more than 478,000 people through the help of their partner agencies. Due to tough economic times, rising unemployment rates and high food prices, nearly 633,000 Washington area residents are left hungry. This organization strives to uplift those in need by providing them with the best services possible. They are committed to help nourish and empower individuals, families and the community by providing them with healthy food, nutrition education and advocacy for those at risk of hunger. Capital Area Food Bank offers many different programs. A few of these programs include:

    • Brown Bag
    • Direct Distributions
    • Hunger Lifeline
    • Kids CafĂ©
    • Sister Hookup
    • Food Stamp Initiative
    • Mobile Pantry
    • Grow A Row

    For more information about the services and programs that are available through Capital Area Food Bank, call (202) 526-5344.

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    Empowering Women & Changing Lives

    If you are homeless and in need of shelter and assistance, the following organization in Greater Los Angeles, CA. is there to assist you.

     mom_and_newborn_baby_boy_1Due to a variety of reasons, countless women find themselves in tough situations with no one to turn to, and nowhere to go. Thanks to the House of Ruth of Los Angeles, homeless and battered women with children now have a safe haven and a helping hand. The Los Angeles House of Ruth is a compassionate, homelike environment that empowers struggling mothers to move from living destructive lives to personal responsibility and independence. Over the past 30 years, this organization has successfully helped over 3,500 women and children get back on their feet and find a place they can call home. Los Angeles House of Ruth strives to provide these families with not only a safe place to stay, clothes and food, but they also work very closely with each family to help build life skills. The organization helps these individuals learn skills so that they can stand on their own and have a positive future for generations to come. The organization works with the families on life skills, employment, education, parenting skills, budgeting knowledge as well as nutritional education. The children are also given immediate help for behavioral problems or learning disabilities they may have developed.

    For more information about the services and programs offered by the Los Angeles House of Ruth, call (323) 266-4139.

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    Providing Help and Hope

    Often times, families and individuals are faced with hardships that are beyond their control. The following organization in the Atlanta, GA area can help ease the burden of life’s unanticipated challenges.tough times

    Existing to help those facing life struggles and hardships, the Real Life Center offers individuals hope, guidance and encouragement. This organization strives to provide help for hurting people who are dealing with a number of different struggles; ranging from financial, emotional and spiritual. The Real Life Center was founded by Dogwood Church and partners with additional local churches, community organizations and businesses to offer a variety of free services to those in need. This organization provides individuals with support regardless of their race, gender, income or religion. The Real Life Center offers many different assistance programs that help individuals get back on their feet. A few of these programs include:

    • Financial Assistance
    • Clothing
    • Food Pantry
    • General Assessment Counseling
    • Financial Counseling
    • Daily Bread
    • Auto Repair
    • Mentoring
    • Furniture and Household items
    • Career Help
    • Extensive Network & Referral

    For more information about the services and programs offered by the Real Life Center, call (770) 631-9334.

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