Interfaith Ministries
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Bringing God's people together to serve God's people in need
“ If anyone
has material
possessions
and sees his
brother in need
but has no pity
on him, how can
the love of God
be in him?
 
Dear children,
let us not love
with words
or tongue
but with actions
and in truth. ”
I John 3:17-18

How we help

A Few Statistics from Interfaith Ministries

Emergency Assistance:
• Rent Assistance
• Prescription Assistance
• Heat and Utility Assistance
• Transportation Assistance
• Total Served in 2014: 2,210
• Total Client Assistance: $168,312
• Number of Volunteers: 3
• Volunteer Hours: 1,775
 
SenioRX
• Long term prescription assistance for those without prescription assistance or those who have exceeded their Medicare Part D gap
• Cooperative effort with East Alabama Planning Commission, local physicians, and pharmaceutical companies
• Clients Served in 2014: 1,107
• New Clients Enrolled in 2014: 199
• Prescriptions Accessed in 2014: 3,636
• Dollar Value of Prescriptions Accessed in 2014: $2,484,618
• Dollar Value of Prescriptions Accessed since 2002: $32,972,376
 
 
Adult Dental Program:
• Dental services provided to underserved low income adults
• Total Served in 2014: 503
• Served in Interfaith Clinic: 327
• Referred to Local Dentists for Care: 176
• Total Client Assistance: $31,342
• Number of Volunteers: 15
• Volunteer Hours: 754

 
The Open Door:
• Hospitality to homeless and displaced persons by providing: coffee, showers, blankets, sleeping bags, toiletries, and snacks
• Use of phone, computer, and mailbox
• Assistance with Identification and Birth Certificates
• Shelter Assistance
• Transportation Assistance
• Provide a caring environment for hurting people
• Number of Homeless Identified: 357
• Total Number of Visits to Interfaith: 5,363
• Number of Showers Provided: 365
• Number of Volunteers: 25
• Volunteer Hours: 1,602

 
Meals On Wheels:
• Hot, lunchtime meals provided to homebound persons
• Delivered by volunteers
• Clients Served in 2014: 163
• Meals Served in 2014: 17,797
• Number of Volunteers: 125
• Volunteer Hours: 3,025

 
Community Garden:
• Provides food and meaningful activity for Interfaith clients and volunteers
• Community partners helped to plow the garden, plant the seeds, water the plants, and pick the vegetables.
• Participants sold produce at a local farmer’s market
• All who worked in the garden could have produce
• Devotions led by church leaders
• Number of Volunteers: 20
• Volunteer Hours: 700
 
Christmas Clearing House:
• Christmas assistance for families and individuals living below the poverty level
• Organized and overseen by volunteers
• Families Served in 2014: 331
• Individuals Served in 2014: 1,156
• Total Client Assistance 2014: $49,676
• Number of Volunteers: 116
• Volunteer Hours: 525
 
Jobs For Life:
• Biblically based training which helps develop character and connect individuals to a community of support to help them gain self-esteem and job seeking skills.
• 16 Classes
• Provides mentors for each participant
• Clients Served in 2014: 5
• Number of Volunteers: 32
• Volunteer Hours: 366


 
 
1431 Gurnee Avenue, Anniston, Alabama  /  256-237-1472     Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM