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Profiles: Food & Clothing

Archive for the ‘Food & Clothing’ Category

Indian Creek Christian Church – Neighborhood Food Network

Indian Creek Christian Church – Neighborhood Food Network

Founded in 1970, Indian Creek Christian Church Neighborhood Food Network  “The Creek” provides a refreshing outlook of assisting those in need.  Shying away from the traditional food pantry models, The Creek’s  employs a unique program model of collaboration between the program’s administration/volunteers and those they serve.  This charitable model of serving helps to build self-worth and empowerment for its members.  

Metro Baptist Center

Metro Baptist Center

Serving the poor of downtown Indianapolis in the same location, at the same time since 1987, Metro Baptist Center has “standardized the process of helping a person”. Though an extremely small organization, Metro’s Baptist affiliation and long-term partnership with local churches and church organizations have enabled it to consistently serve for 29 years through its partners’; volunteers, program facilitation, and donations.  

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission

The Rescue Mission, founded in 1903, is a faith-based, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization, providing restorative care to men, women and children experiencing a homeless crisis. Our organization serves Fort Wayne, Allen County and its nine surrounding counties. The Mission is comprised of four ministries, or houses, that function as communities of compassion.