Supported by several other churches who provide volunteer labor, Bethany offers weekly meals for the neighborhood and other nearby residents.
Brooklyn Presbyterian Church
Elder Paul Dirksen, Project Coordinator
4308 Pearl Road, Cleveland, OH 44109
Project Name: Changing Colors-Changing Rainbows Program
Changing Colors/ Changing Rainbows provides an arts program for students from James Ford Rhodes high school who have autism, or multiple physical and/or mental disabilities. This kind of program need cannot be met in traditional classroom settings.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
2020 E. 79th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103
Project Name: Food Pantry
Calvary's food pantry helps to address some of the significant hunger needs in the areas surrounding the church.
Chagrin Falls Park Community Center
Helyne Walker, Strategies for Life Director
7060 Woodland Avenue, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023
Telephone: 216. 247.6030
Project Name: Strategies for Life Workshops
Strategies for Life Workshops - A joint project with the Community Center and Valley and Pioneer Memorial Presbyterian Churches, the workshops provide training on parenting, budgeting and job skills to move clients toward self-sufficiency.
The City Mission
Linda Uveges, Laura's Home Women Crisis Center Manager
5310 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103
Project Name: Help & Hope
Help and Hope - This project provides valuable resources to homeless women and children at Laura's Home.
Faith in Action
Shirley Rice, Executive Director
PO Box 1626, Ashtabula, OH 44005
Project Name: Ramp Xchange
Faith in Action of Ashtabula County is a faith-based, ecumenical agency, supported by numerous religious organizations including the Ashtabula County Cluster of Presbyterian Churches.
Family Promise of Greater Cleveland
Yvette Hanzel, Development Director
3470 East 152nd Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44120
Telephone: 216.751.3030, Fax: 216.751.3707
Project Name: Breaking The Cycle
Family Promise addresses both emergency and interim housing needs for homeless families; it also provides services and programs to ensure long-term self-sufficiency. Volunteers from numerous congregations host or provide meals, activities and companionship.
Glenville Community Youth Center
Althea E. Bates, Executive Director
PO Box 181511, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Project Name: Summer Youth Enrichment Program
Glenville Community Youth Center reaches out to the community of behalf of the Glenville New Life Community Church to address social problems specific to youth in the immediate neighborhood. The goal is to provide a Christian response to the issues of education and teenage unemployment, and to provide positive alternatives to life on the streets.
InterReligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF)
Brian Stefan-Szittai, Program Coordinator
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216.961.0003, Fax: 216.961.0002
Project Name: Exploited Labor Solidarity
IRTF calls people of Northeast Ohio to walk in solidarity with oppressed peoples of Central America and Columbia to achieve peace, justice, human rights and systemic transformation through nonpviolence.
Lorain County Lutheran-Presbyterian Cooperative Ministry
Pastor Jimmy Madsen, President
603 Washington Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052
Project Name: Lorain Cooperative Ministry: Caring for Our Community Program
with twelve food distribution sites within Lorain country to provide meals and groceries to qualifying individuals and families. In recent years, LCM has also held Free Farmers’ Markets, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as bakery items.
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM)
Project Name: Shelter Volunteer Program
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry - Working in conjunction with 2100 Lakeside Men's Shelter, this program will help support coordination of over 2400 volunteers providing a vast array of critical services to thousands of homeless men.
Noble Road Presbyterian Church
John Luttermoser, Secretary of the General Board
Dougbe River school provides an opportunity for education to children who would not otherwise be able to attend school near their home communities. This year's grant goes towards construction of a cafeteria at the school.
North Coast Health Ministry
Lee E. Elmore, Executive Director
16110 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107
Project Name: Patient Critical Needs Assessment
NCHM is a faith-based free clinic that provides and optimizes access to health care. Their Patient Critical Needs Assistance Program allows them to help their patients in desperate circumstances both in the short term and over the long term.
North Presbyterian Church
Contact: Charlie Hurst
4515 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103
Project Name: Homeless Outreach Ministry
North's long-standing ministry to the homeless will be expanded in their new location, shared with Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM).
Northeast Ohio Alliance for Hope
Trevelle Harp, Executive Director
20490 Lee Boulevard, Suite 316
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118, Telephone: 216.834.2324
Project Name: East Cleveland Organizing Project
With their East Cleveland project, Addressing Regional Equity, (NOAH) works to address multi-faceted problems facing the community.
Natalie Leek-Nelson, CEO and President
2050 West 32nd Street, Cleveland OH 44113
Phone: (216) 651-5982 Fax: (216) 651-0112
Project Name: Emergency Generator Backup System
This Crisis Nursery provides emergency shelter and services to nearly 250 at-risk infants and children each year. Their new backup system enables them to meet critical Fire Life Safety requirements.
St. Paul's Community Outreach
Rev. Lori Tisher, Outreach Program Manager
4427 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44113
Project Name: Giving a Lift
This ministry provides bus tickets to individuals in need for documented, specific appointments such as medical, court, employment, and family services.