Participated with Guardian Angels Shelter and the Joliet, IL community with the “Take Back the Night” Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign to bring awareness to the dangers of Sexual Assault to people of all ages. Continued support by A Heart for the People to provide Basic needs and home improvement supplies to the shelter to help address needed areas of focus.
Annual Santa’s Helpers Christmas Drive 2012
2nd Annual A Heart for the people Christmas outreach called “Santa’s Helpers” was instrumental in providing bags of toys to children and families of the South Side of Chicago. We partnered with Bright Star Church of God In Christ for the Christmas season and was instrumental in making the Christmas celebration more meaning for 150 families with gifts and toys.
Save a Soldier, Save a Life Suicide Prevention Presentation 2013
Conducted a suicide prevent workshop to military personnel while discussing the need for individual accountability of soldiers and group accountability of their fellow members.
Discussed the need to establish a network to talk to and to seek mentoring when they are feeling depressed or who need help. Presented each soldier with the suicide prevent hotline as well as the Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) hotline for soldiers.
Past Outreach Missions
A Heart for the People Christmas gifts outreach 2011.
Joyce’s Playhouse Christmas
A Heart for the people Christmas outreach called “Santa’s Helpers” was instrumental in providing bags of toys to children and families for the Christmas season. We were instrumental in making the Christmas celebration more meaningful for 100 families with gifts and toys.
A Heart for the People “Santa for Soldiers” Campaign
Santa for Soldiers were instrumental in providing, gifts and toys to military soldiers and families of the Illinois National Guard North Riverside, IL facility during some of the loved ones troop deployment to the Global War on Terrorism.
Worldvision Organization - Step into Africa - Raising Awareness to the AIDS/ HIV Epidemic 2011.
We were instrumental in managing and maintaining the Step into Africa campaign in which we facilitated the exhibit to provide answers, prayers and information understand how to raise awareness to the AIDS/HIV Epidemic in 2011. We were instrumental in showing over 1,500 people to the exhibit.
A Heart for the People Outreach - Family Essential Items Giveaway – 2011.
We were very instrumental in providing essential toiletry items and care items to the HSED House shelter which houses 200 families. We were instrumental in meeting and re-stocking their pantry with basic need items for several families in the facility with an additional clothing items. This resulted in the facility refilling their inventory for the holiday season.
Illinois State Board of Education - Summer Food Service Program - 2011.
We were instrumental in feeding 200 Children in partnering with the Illinois State Board of Education Summer Food Program. Each child was provided with a federal food guideline lunch. This was instrumental in promoting bone health and child growth development.
Health and Wellness Event with He's a Wonder Music Ministries 2012.
Provided assistance with essential need items such as clothing and essential care items to homeless and needy families that visited the event. We were successfully able to assist 40 families and 200 individuals with meeting their needs as well as providing needed care items.
Spring Clean Community Outreach Events 2012
Community outreach event to help and assist neighboring outreach services with providing and replenishing supplies and inventory to care and support Franciscan Ministries’ Canticle Place with bath and body products, clothing and outer-ware to residents and drop in visitors.