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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

NYC Church Uses COVID-19 Response Grant to Feed People in Six Neighborhoods During the Pandemic

November 23, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19, Bethel Christian Church, a congregation in New York City created a food delivery program and offered transportation for community members across six neighborhoods.

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NEWS, STORIES, CORONAVIRUS, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Virtual Community Organizing: AMOS Institute of Public Life Holds Digital Workforce Summit

November 12, 2020

In June 2020, Iowa’s unemployment rate rose to 8 percent, up from 2.7 percent a year ago. Seeing the impact the COVID-19 crisis was having on Iowans across the state, AMOS Institue of Public Life used their COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to host a Virtual Workforce Summit to educate community leaders about the importance of robust job training programs.

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CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

VIDEOS: COVID-19 NBA Response Grantee Continue Creating Impact

NBA   |   October 27, 2020

To date, the NBA has granted more than $660,000 in funding to various Disciples of Christ affiliated ministries that have pivoted during this time to serve their communities by offering food, school supplies, or a listening ear. These videos showcase the impact these grants have created.

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Volunteers of First Christian Church in McAllen, Texas.
STORIES, RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Backpacks and Blessings: Texas Church Provides "Love Baskets" for their Community

October 20, 2020

First Christian Church in McAllen, Texas used their COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to gather school supplies, cleaning products, and toiletries to give away to families in their community.

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South Hills CC Members bringing food to families in Forth Worth, Texas.
STORIES, RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Feeding Families: How South Hills Christian Church Answered their Community’s Call

October 12, 2020

South Hills Christian Church in Fort Worth, Texas used the COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to feed families in their neighborhood.

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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

For 40 years, Serra Center has been committed to providing compassionate care for individuals with developmental disabilities.