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.
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.
Hands of Mercy Everywhere
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Women’s Pregnancy Center
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.
Association of Faith Churches & Ministries
Association of Related Churches
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.
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.
Mylon LeFevre Ministries
One Hope Church
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.
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.
Barry Mitchell Ministries (Estonia)
Go To Nations (Beijing, China and Latvia)
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.
Harvest Hands Ministries (Mexico)
Harvest House Haiti
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
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.
Robert Dunphy Ministries (West Africa)
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.