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INCUBATE, STORIES

Transportation Assistance: Tina's Story

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   April 23, 2019

HER Faith Ministries launched its transportation assistance program in 2010 and has assisted countless families since then. Read why Tina says the program "really makes a difference."

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Pamela Bland
INCUBATE, STORIES

Clothes Closet is More than Clothing for all Seasons

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   November 05, 2018

The Clothes Closet was created in 2010 in response to a community need for access to affordable clothing for every season. It has become a gathering place for many people who appreciate the opportunity for fellowship with staff.

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10-year-old Doreen, who was diagnosed with perisylvian microgyria
INCUBATE, STORIES

A Rare Diagnosis

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   October 30, 2017

NBA's Incubate Partners serve their communities in a variety of ways. Learn how HER Faith Ministries is doing just that for a ten-year-old boy.

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Adriana and her son at a motel for temporary housing.
INCUBATE, STORIES

Area Motels Become Temporary Homes for Homeless Families

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   May 04, 2017

For many other women with children who lose their apartments or homes, area motels have become the “go-to” emergency option for housing.

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Cooking lessons at HER Faith Ministries summer camp
INCUBATE, STORIES

What Can One Ministry Do?

Rev. Elaine Sanford   |   May 04, 2017

Our mantra has always been, "If each would do a little, then no one must do a lot." In less than three weeks, HER Faith Ministries' summer day camp was born.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple? NBA Trivia Night at General Assembly

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
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COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, WOMEN AND CHILDREN, OLDER ADULTS

Garden of Eden is a faith-based health education program focused on women, infants, and children, as well as a senior and therapeutic health center.