Allocations from the net proceeds of the sales of goods in the New To You Resale Shop are distributed to outreach programs of St. John's Episcopal Church and of other organizations. In both 2008 and 2009 $13,000 was distributed to the following organizations (with links to websites if available):
- National Episcopal Church Programs:
- Berkeley Divinity School - Episcopal seminary at Yale University.
- Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) - Disaster aid & programs fighting poverty.
- National Episcopal AIDS Coalition (NEAC) - Episcopal Church's response to HIV/AIDS.
- Local Episcopal Church Programs:
- Other Local Programs:
- Baldwin Church and Center - Human services agency serving Pontiac.
- Borderlands Education & Spiritural Center - Borderlands Ranch in South Dakota is where J2A went on a pilgrimage in 2008.
- Coalition on Temporary Shelter (C.O.T.S.) -- Detroit.
- Crossroads of Michigan - social service outreach agency in Detroit.
- Deeper Life Outreach HYPE, Inc. - Programs that address the needs of out of school children and of adults.
- Eastpointe Community Family Supper - a free supper for anyone each Wednesday at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, Eastpointe, MI.
- Detroit Metropolitan Interfaith Committee.
- Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County - agency using volunteers to build new homes for low income families.
- Haven - programs to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault.
- Hospice of Southeastern Michigan - Hospice agency in Southfield, MI.
- Mariners Inn - a shelter and treatment program for homeless in Detroit.
- Metropolitan Christian Communication Council.
- Michigan Coalition for Human Rights - MCHR stands in active opposition to forces that suppress human dignity, freedom and justice.
- Michigan AIDS Coalition (MAC) - Midwest AIDS Prevention Project (MAPP) recently merged with the Michigan Aids Fund (MAF) to form MAC to better serve the target population.
- Ruth Ellis Center - this is a drop in center for youth in Highland Park.
- Seedlings - Braille books for Children.
- South Oakland Shelter (SOS) - homeless shelter in various churches.
- The Heat And Warmth Fund (T.H.A.W) - for low income families.
- Trudy's Loving Center - Food pantry and outreach program of St. Philip's and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Detroit.
- South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless, Welcome Inn - During the cold months of December & January, Unity Church of Royal Oak hosts the "Welcome Inn" run by the South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless. The Welcome Inn provides daytime shelter for many of our area homeless. Other area churches provide showering facilities, transportation and evening sleeping shelter through the Warming Centers.
- Finally, the unsold clothes go to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Detroit or other local charities serving the poor with food, clothes, counseling, etc.
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 July 2010 08:43