Outreach Partners

LOCAL PARTNERS


Boys and Girls Club

Since 1967, Boys and Girls Club of Marion County has provided valuable services to the community including education & career advancement, character & leadership development, and health & life skills training as well as a number of programs incorporating the arts, sports, fitness, and recreation. Their goal is to support and empower children from disadvantaged circumstances by offering positive role models and quality programs to our local youth.

bgcofmarion.com


Feed the Need

Feed the Need is a non-profit, faith based organization established under the umbrella of Ocala Outreach Foundation, Inc. The focus and mission of Feed the Need is to offer much needed support while positively impacting underprivileged youth in Marion County, particularly those who are without a home.

ocalaoutreach.com

 

Hands of Mercy Everywhere

HOME is a multidisciplinary facility that houses all services required by teen moms and their babies and includes a community of supporters that help provide the resources needed for pregnant teenage girls to carry their child to term.


Hope Outreach Help Center

Hope Outreach Center, based in Citra, FL, exists to “bring hope to those who have no hope” through a variety of services such as addiction help, resume creation, a food pantry, Biblical counseling, and more. The services at Hope Outreach Help Center are funded by profits at the Hope thrift store and the donations of generous supporters. 

hopecommunityoutreach.com

 

Interfaith

Interfaith lives out its motto - “God’s hand extended to those in need” – meeting community needs through a full range of emergency services. Interfaith not only accepts monetary donations, but is always appreciative of material donations and volunteer help to stock and operate their giving pantry, homeless shelter, thrift store, and new Center for Life medical clinic. 

iesmarion.org

 

Kimberly’s Center

Kimberly’s Center is an advocacy program for mistreated children in Marion County, providing many different services from medical examinations to therapy sessions at one designated, safe location in hopes of reducing trauma for victims. This facility strives to be a compassionate response to childhood abuse and neglect, creating a child-friendly path to healing and restoration. 


Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward provides families in financial hardships with furniture, clothing, appliances, and more. The Pay It Forward team desires to foster stability and self-worth throughout our community by helping to meet material needs. 

payitforwardoutreach.com

 

Share the Love

Share the Love non-profit hosts annual summer camps to create positive memories for abused and neglected children and teens in the area. The family at Share the Love works year-round to develop and plan these experiences through diligent fundraising and camp counselor selections to offer young campers the best experience possible. 

sharetheloveocala.com


Sozo Kids

SoZo Kids, named for the Greek word meaning “rescue”, is a non-profit ministry providing education, recreation and compassion to children living in abject poverty in the Ocala National Forest. Mentorships, summer camps, and sponsorship programs are just the beginning of the work SoZo Kids does to bring affordable enjoyment to kids in need. 


Wear Gloves

Wear Gloves navigates how to best serve distressed communities with sensitivity and respect while helping them to break the cycle of dependency. Through programs like Church in the Garden, a street church fellowship, and the Dignity Center, a vocational training location, Wear Gloves cultivates work ethic, employment, and independence. Their newest venture, Dignity Roasters, merges the ministries love of empowering distressed individuals with procuring coffee. 

weargloves.org

 

Women’s Pregnancy Center

Women’s Pregnancy Center engages, informs and empowers expectant mothers in unplanned pregnancies by providing pro-life care through affordable medical services, parenting classes, adoption connections, Christian counseling and more. The Women’s Pregnancy Center desires to bring hope and healing to mothers facing critical life choices. 


YMCA

The purpose of the YMCA is to improve lives of all by connecting individuals, families and communities with opportunities based on Christian values that strengthen the spirit, mind and body. 

ymcacentralflorida.com


STATESIDE PARTNERS


Association of Faith Churches & Ministries

AFCM endeavors to provide support, leadership and spiritual oversight for its member-ministries who are united in their common beliefs and who desire fellowship with other ministers of like-faith and who are in need of ministerial credentials provided by this reputable organization.


Association of Related Churches

ARC, the Association of Relational Churches, works with church planters and church leaders to provide support, guidance and resources to launch and grow life-giving churches. 


Crossroads Alliance

Crossroads operates exclusively for religious and charitable purposes, including but not limited to responding to natural disasters by providing relief supplies and humanitarian aid worldwide.

crossroadsam.org


Mercy Multiplied

Mercy Multiplied’s free-of-charge, voluntary, faith-based residential program serves young women from all socio-economic backgrounds, ages 13-28, who face a combination of life-controlling issues such as eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, depression and unplanned pregnancy.

mercymultiplied.com

 

Mylon LeFevre Ministries

Through his ministry as a teacher/preacher of the Gospel and worshipping God, Mylon and his wife have seen the goodness of God at every turn. Over the last 30 years, his ministry has seen thousands of people make decisions for Jesus Christ. 


One Hope Church

Through partnering with ARC, David and Michelle Scruggs planted One Hope Church on September 25th, 2016 in Davenport, Florida. Their missions is: “Together as ONE, we SHARE the life changing Hope found in Jesus, we STRENGTHEN one another's faith as we discover our purpose, and we SERVE others in our community and the world.   One Voice ... One Heart ... One Mission! 


Vision for Christ

Optician and founder of Vision for Christ, Ron White has traveled as a missionary to numerous countries throughout the world testing, fitting and providing thousands of donated eyeglasses to impoverished men, women and children in those nations. 

visionforchrist.org

 

Youth Alive

Youth Alive Florida equips and empowers the next generation to reach the lost and hurting in the schools. With 1.5 million middle and high school students in Florida, the schools are the largest mission fields among young people. Every day they are faced with a choice to live for God or fall into the temptations of their generation.

youthalive.penflorida.org


OVERSEAS PARTNERS


Barry Mitchell Ministries (Estonia)

Barry and Brenda Mitchell have been living in Tallinn, Estonia since 1992, where they are pastoring a church and ministering the Word of God through various outreaches. 


Go To Nations (Beijing, China and Latvia)

As a Latvian national missionary, Arvis Gailis returned to Latvia in 1996 with a desire to help his nation and the nations of the former Soviet Union. Through years of work in schools, churches and businesses, Arvis has gained an understanding of market place ministry. His wife Kyra is an educator and works in the local international community as an elementary principal. With their two children, they re-located to Beijing, China in the summer of 2012. 


God’s Hidden Treasures (Ukraine)

In 1998, the Wheelchair Ministry of God’s Hidden Treasures began as three custom-fitted wheelchairs were taken into the city of Bila Tserkva from the U.S. Since that time, more than 4,000 wheelchairs have been shipped to Ukraine and distributed by God’s Hidden Treasures Ukraine ministry team. In addition to receiving wheelchairs, the families become a part of the Wheelchair Ministry and have regular contact with the Ukrainian ministry team. They also receive provisions of food, medicine and clothing on an “as needed” basis, however, the most important thing they receive is love.

godshiddentreasures.org

 

Harvest Hands Ministries (Mexico)

Gary and Terry Mathewson have served as missionaries to Mexico since 1997 and reside in Anthony, New Mexico. They have sought to share God’s love by meeting the spiritual and physical needs to the hungry and oppressed people in the Juarez area. This is done through feeding programs, a student scholarship program and the distribution of clothing, medical care and personal items. In addition, their ministry has supported local churches with Sunday school programs, pastoral support and Vacation Bible school programs. Recently, they completed construction of a children’s shelter to house 24 needy and impoverished children. Currently, the ministry is working to double that capacity.


Harvest House Haiti

The Harvest House Haiti Children's Village, located on the southern coast of Haiti in the village of St. George, is a safe home for special children suffering from debilitating illnesses and devastating circumstances. They provide ministry, both spiritually and physically. They facilitate medical clinics in rural areas and basic health care training. Their education training includes teaching tools, ESL and tutoring. Their ministry includes vacation Bible school, children's church, teen discipleship and school sponsorship.


Harvest International (India)

Ray Nelson has been a missionary to India with Harvest International since 2004. He works closely with the Gospel Fellowship of India helping to encourage local pastors and communities.  

 

The Jesus Way India

Since 1998, Mathew and Angel Meagher have served as full-time missionaries to India. The Jesus Way International India, which they oversee, is dedicated to ministering and serving the surrounding villages of Secunderabad, India by providing schooling, housing, food, etc. for 170 orphans along with 800 day students. Additionally, they have planted seven Community Development Centers in their local area. Future projects include a building of 70,000 square feet to house 1,000 orphans as well as classrooms for 2,000 students. They believe that efforts to help the children will ultimately be effective in reaching their entire families and the community for the glory of God. 


ORPHANetwork (Nicaragua)

Through local church initiatives, ORPHANetwork rescues abandoned and abused children, prevents vulnerable children from becoming abandoned and raises every child up to new life. In their work, they share Christ with everyone. 


Tree of Life Missions (Honduras)

The vision of this ministry is to offer hope, training and the tools to a hurting people that live in one of the poorest nations in the Western Hemisphere. Their approach is unique and simple and is changing the nation of Honduras by eradicating poverty one village at a time and showing people the life of Jesus by finding the need, meeting the need and thereby, revolutionizing the nation. Tree of Life Ministries/Missions uses every resource and strategy available to meet needs, provide education and improve the quality of life. This includes the cooperation of many avenues including staff and student volunteers, short-term teams, international partnerships and project donors. Lives have been impacted with the miraculous, life-altering, power of God as they are passing on the living Gospel to the next generation. 

tolm.org

 

Robert Dunphy Ministries (West Africa)

Since the late 1980’s, Bob Dunphy has preached and taught the Word of God in the villages throughout West Africa by feeding the poor, starting churches, caring for orphans and widows and showing the light of the glorious Gospel to the inhabitants of these villages. 


Youth with a Mission (France)

Justin Smith currently lives in Saint Hippolyte du Fort in the south of France and serves as a missionary with YWAM Bridges of Life. Youth with a Mission (YWAM) is an international and interdenominational mission organization located in almost every country of the world.

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