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Projects Needing Support
AfricaUniversity: Africa University is the first private, international university in Zimbabwe. The vision of Africa University is improved quality of life, peace & prosperity for the peoples of Africa through quality higher education that includes teaching, research, community service and leadership development.
Heifer International: Heifer International works to end hunger and poverty, and care for the earth by providing appropriate livestock, training and related services to small-scale farmers and communities worldwide.
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR): UMCOR is the not-for-profit global humanitarian aid organization of the United Methodist Church. UMCOR is working in more than 80 countries worldwide, including the United States. UMCOR’s mission is to alleviate human suffering—whether caused by war, conflict or natural disaster, with open hearts and minds to all people.
Nothing But Nets: Nothing But Nets is a campaign to save lives by preventing malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa. Every $10 donation buys a mosquito net to prevent malaria. The nets stop mosquitoes from biting spreading the disease, and the insecticide kills the mosquitoes when they land on it, stopping them from flying to their next victim.
Branches Domestic Violence Shelter: Branches provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence (adults and children) in Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, Mason, and Putnam Counties. Clients receive safe, temporary shelter, food and clothing, as well as counseling for individuals, families and groups.
HuntingtonCity Mission: Founded as a Christian faith-based charity, the Mission's purpose is to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of everyone in their care. Since 1939, the Huntington City Mission has offered help and hope to tens of thousands of homeless, hungry, and hurting people who seek shelter from the streets.
Faith in Action of the River Cities: Faith in Action brings together volunteers from many faiths to work together to care for their neighbors who have long-term health needs. Volunteers come from churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of worship, as well as the community at large.
Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity: Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity provides decent and affordable housing for qualified low-income families in need. To date Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity has provided 63 homes for residents of Cabell County who were in dire need of better housing.
TEAM for WV Children: Every child deserves to grow up safe, healthy, educated and free from abuse and neglect. Since 1986, TEAM for West Virginia Children has been working to keep children safe by advocating for children, strengthening families, and making children’s needs a community priority.
Tri-State Literacy Council: The Tri-State Literacy Council is committed to meeting the literacy needs of all Tri-State residents. Volunteers, trained to teach adults to read, are teamed with students needing assistance. Free tutor training sessions are held several times a year.
Ebenezer Community Outreach Center: Ebenezer is a mission project of the WV Annual Conference. Ebenezer offers a pre-school program, the Youth Energized for Success after-school program, a Family Enrichment Center, Baby Bassinette - meeting the needs of mothers with newborns, Clothing Closet, school supply program, and a Christmas Angel program.
Unlimited Future Inc.: Unlimited Future is a non-profit business development center whose mission is to provide an environment for entrepreneurial success. The center assists disadvantaged businesses in their efforts to reduce overhead expenses, compete effectively in markets, and create jobs.