Agape means Love. Love for children, for families, for Christ. Agape's mission is to be a Christ-centered ministry that provides children and families with healthy homes. The organization engages in this pursuit through a variety of programs and services. They are dedicated to the premise that every child deserves a stable, loving, and permanent family. Agape also resolves to secure family life for children through a comprehensive program of Christian services.
>> For more information on Agape Child & Family Services or to find out how you can become part of the effort to adopt, foster, mentor and support the children in our community visit agapemeanslove.org.
HopeWorks, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to serve the poor through outreach programs that develop individual worth, encourage personal responsibility and promote the honor and value of work. By implementing a holistic approach through daily classes and meals, educational training and spiritual counseling, HopeWorks strives to break the cycle of poverty, addiction and chronic unemployment in the city of Memphis.
>> For more information about HopeWorks visit whyhopeworks.org.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis (BGCM) is all about creating opportunities for children through after-school education. The organization serves more than 7,000 youth between the ages of 6 and 18 each year by providing the fun experiences and critical guidance kids need to build bright futures. Through a variety of academic and recreational programs, BGCM empowers members to make productive use of their time and wise decisions in their lives. It’s how we’re opening doors for Memphis kids every day, at the positive place for kids.
>> For more information about the Boys & Girls Club visit bgcm.org.
HopeHouse's mission is to improve the quality of life of HIV-impacted children and their families by addressing their educational, social, psychological and health needs.
>> For more information about HopeHouse visit hopehousememphis.org
Lifeblood is the Memphis region’s only non-profit volunteer blood center, dedicated to meeting the needs of patients, healthcare facilities, medical professionals and the community at large by building exceptional relationships between volunteer donors and Lifeblood’s caring employees. Every year Lifeblood supplies more than 100,000 units of blood and blood products for local patient transfusion.
>> For more information about this cause visit lifeblood.org.
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build with people in need regardless of race or religion. We welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.
>> For more information about this cause visit habitat.org.
World Vision is an international partnership of Christians whose mission
is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor
and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear
witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.
>> For more information about this cause visit worldvision.org.
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.
>> For more information about this cause visit samaritanspurse.org.
Blood:Water Mission is a grassroots organization that empowers communities to work together against the HIV/AIDS and water crises in Africa.
>> For more information about this cause visit bloodwatermission.com.
International Justice Mission (IJM) is a human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to secure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to ensure that public justice systems - police, courts and laws - effectively protect the poor.
>> For more information about IJM visit ijm.org.