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my name is vic, and i am needing financial assistance in starting a mens and womens home for addicts and homeless and anyone who wants restoration in there lives!  i already have this ministry named its: OCEAN VIEW MINISTRIES and we are going to be based in south padre island. i already have a whole program laid out , that god has giving me . i would love to share it with anyone of interest. my need is for old used van equipment to make income for the home  to maintain the bills, such as used mowers, compresser,yard tools and many others, my program would be for us to work as well as share with each other the word of god. This is a bible based ministry, that is going to change lives with the love of JESUS CHRIST. Thanks for your consideration,  vic

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I knew if I looked long and hard, I would find more information. I was trying to find something resl cute to say like " I'm not a want want I'm a Do Do and that just didn't sound right for several reason's, so if you will pardon me I'll take my foot out of my mouth and get on with it.

There have been numerous request for FREE Cars well I had found a few locations but they were usually where it didn't do the person much good. I have found a much larger list and I'm hoping that more people will get use from it.

There are numerous organizations that make vehicles available at No cost or LOW cost to struggling families. The problem is that they don't tell very many people. They are usually refurbished vehicles to insure safety and reliability. You really didn't think they would hand out brand spanken new cars, did you? Come on.

Besides the organization states have developed programs to help improve mobility and self-suffientcy for people who are in transition from welfare to work, to keep a job, to help get a person back and forth to the doctors office.

These people can tell you what the quailifications are and if you quailiify and all I can tell you is good luck, that I hope this has been a service to and for you.

I will have to stop I have a doctors appointment to which I have to attend but here are a few before I go:

1. Action in the Community Through Service(ACTS), PO Box 74, Dumfries Va, (I kid you not)22026, Phone 1-703-369-5292

2. Akzo Nobel's Acoat National Benevolence Program, Akzo Nobel Chemicals Inc.,300 So. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Ill. 60606 Phone 1-888-238-1558

3. Allegeheny Center Alliance Church, 250 E. Ohio St., Pittsburgh,Pa. 15212 phone 1-412-321-4333

4. Auto Lease Program (run by So. Minneapolis WorkForce Center), 777 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN. 55407 phone 612-821-4000

5. Auto-Mission of Evansville, Inc, The Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, In.47717 phone 1-800-980-4881

6. Auto Technical, Inc. Minnesota phone 1-612-571-3680

7. Car Donation-Project Self-Suffiency, 375 W. 37 St.,#200, Loveland, CO. 80538, phone 1-970-667-3232

8. CareerScope, One Mall North, 10025 Gov. Warfield Pkway.Suite 216, Columbia, MD phone 1-410-992-5042

9. Car Ownership Program, Schoharie,NY Dept. of Social Services, Association for Retarded Citizens and Private Industry, Schoharie NY, phone 1-518295-8130

10. C.A.R. Program C/OTricap, 1139 Franklin Avenue NE Suite 3, Sauk Rapids MN 56379 phone 1-320-202-7824 or 1-800 909-9339

11.C.A.R.S. Ministry (Christian Automobile Repair Service), Calvary Christian Reformed Church, 400 Beeline Rd., Holland, MI.49424 phone1-616-844-1148

12. Cars Ministry, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 SW Canyon Rd., Beaverton,OR. 97005 Phone 1-503-644-9148

13. Cars for Careers, Delaware Division of Social Services phone 1-302-577-4880-Ext.117

14. Cars for Christmas, Kansas city, 1-816-897-0621

15. Cars for Work, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, PO Box 668768Charlotte,NC 28266 Phone 1-704-372-3434

16. Catholic Charities 3838 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, Va. 22203 phone 1-703-841-2531

17. Charity Cars, 105 W SR 436 Suite2064, Altamonte Springs, Fl.32714 phone 1-888-558-4122

18. Community Auto Repository(C.A.R.) The Cooperative Ministry, 1928 Taylor St., Columbia, Sc. 29202 phone 1-803-799-3853

19. Community Auto Repair and RedistributionService(CARS)Minneapolis, Mn. 1-952-881-1115

20. Dignity Project Auto Club, 1125 SE. 4th St., Suite B, Gainesville, Fl. 32608 phone 1-5352-371-6792

21. Donated Used Vehicles, Illinois, phone 1-312-793-2342

22. Earna Car, Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corp(CHRIC), Chautauqua County,NY1-716-363-4650/4185

23. Emmanuel, 408 E. 23 St., Bryan TX.77803, phone 1-409-822-0441

24. Esperanza Unida's Vehicle Donation Program, 1329 W. National Ave. Milwaukee, WI. 53204 phone 1-414-671-0251

25. First Wheels c/o Families First Project, Tennessee Resource Conservation and Development Association phone 1-615-736-5472

26. Fond du Lac Gift of Wheels, Fond du Lac Area Career and Job Center 349 N. Peters Ave., Fond du Lac, WI. 54935 phone 1-920-929-3924

27. Freedom Ranch Prison Ministries, 4455 camp Bowie Blvd.,#114-59, Fort Worth, Tx. 76107

28. Getting  There Program In Minnesota, 712 Canterbury Road So., Shakopee,MN.55379 phone1-952-496-2125

29. Giziibii Resource Conservation & Development(RC&D) Association, 3217 Bimidji Ave. No.,Bimidji, Mn.56601 Phone 1-218-751-1942, Ex.5

30. Gifts from God, PO Box 1300, Osprey, Fl. 34229 Phone 1-941-485-4707

31. Good News Garage, 1 Main St., Ste.214, Burlinton, Vt.05401 Phone 1-877-448-3288

32. Good News Garage Massachusetts, 630 Main St. Ste.2, Sturbridge, Ma.01566 Phone 1-508-347-1277

33. Good News Garage Hampshire,325 Merrill St., Manchester, Nh. 03103 phone 1-603-669-6937

34. Good News Garage Connecticut, 3580 Main St., Hartford, Ct. 06120 Phone 1-860-566-5774

35. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 1620 E. Polk St., Phoenix, Az. 85006 phone 1-602-254-2222

36. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 4622 W. Indian School Road, Suite D-7, Phoenix, Az.85031 Phone 1-602-245-9545

37. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 1940 E. Silverlake, Suite 308,Tucson, Az. 85713, phone 1-520-622-7173

38. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to work, 820 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra vista, Az. 85635 phone 1-520-459-7026

39. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to work, 423 N. Florence St.. Casa Grande, Az.85222, phone 1-520-836-0073

40. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work , 813 Hancock Rd., Bullhead city, Az. 86442 phone 1-520-758-7265

41. Goodwill Colorado Wrecks to Ride,TANF Director, Colorado Dept. of Human services, Denver, Co. phone 1-303-866-5979

42. Helping Hands/Membership Assistance Ministry, Sagemont Church, 11323 Hughes Rd. Houston, Tx. 77089 Phoone1-281-481-8770

43. Independance Through Transportation Program, 14th Floor, JohnH. Mulroy Civic Center, Syracuse, Ny. 13202 phone 1-315-435-3516

44. Interfaith Services of Henrico and Volunteer Services, 8600 Dixon Powers Dr., Richmond, Va.23273 phone1-804-501-4091

45. Kingdom Cars, York County Christian Women's Job corp, 434 Museum Rd., Rock Hill, Sc. 29732 phone 1-803-327-6077

46. Luthern Social Services of New England, 17 W. Central St. ,Natick,Ma.01780 phone 1-508-650-4406

47. Minnesota's Family Loan Program, Family Service America phone 1-800-221-3726

48. Neighbor-Works Community Garage, St. Francis of Assis Catholic Church, 2150 Frieze Ave., Ann ArborMi. 48104

49. New Leaf Services, Georgia, phone 1-404-289-9293

50. Northwest Michigan Works/Goodwill Industries Car Program, 2194 Dendrinos Dr.,Traverse city, Mi., 49685 Phone 1231-929-5000 & 1-800-692-7774

51.Peach on Wheels Program 624 Green St. N.E.,Gainesville, Ga.30501 phone 1-770-536-1221

52. Penninsula Community Foundation, 1700 S. El Camino Real, suite 300, San Mateo,Ca.94402 phone 1-650-558-9369

53. Per Scholas, 1231 Lafayette Ave. Bronx,Ny.10474 Phone1-800-877-4068

54. Rahima Foundation, 1987 Bellomy St., Santa Clara, Ca. 95050 phone 1-408-297-0178

55. Rivertown Car Care, Minnesota

56. Serve(Securing Emergency Resourses Through Voluntary Efforts), 10037 Nokesville Rd., Manassas, Va. 22110 Phone 1-703-368-2979

57. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul's Car Donation Program, 210 N. Ave.21, Los Angeles,Ca. 90031 phone 1-800-97-HELP

58. Southwest Car Care Center Ministry, 82-573 Indio Blvd. Indio, Ca. 92201 phone 1-760-342-4876

60. St. Croix Valley Christians in kAction,(Car care Ministry) Lake Elmo, Mn. phone 1-651-430-0751

61. 2C8 Corp(Ministry to those in need of a car), 10520 Main St.Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone1-703-538-4388

62. 2C8 Transportation Ministry, Falls Church, 1-703-237-0058

63.Traid-In Equiptment Exchange(for disabled individuals), 1 Empire State Plaza, Ste.1001, Albany, Ny.12223 phone 1-800-522-4369 or 1-518-474-5567

64. Wheel Get There Program Minnesota Valley Action Council phopne 1-507-345-2400

The next part of the list has a lot of Wheels to/for Work as the Titles so I'm going to save my fingers slightly by putting just W to W or W for W as the Title.

65. W for W, Anne Arundel County Dept. of Social Services, 80 W. St., Annapolis, Md. 21401 phone 1-410-269-4603

66. W for W, N.Y.S. Labor Department, Welfare-To-Work Division, State Office Building Campus, Buildiing 12, Room 288, Albany, Ny. 12240 Phone 1-518-485-6316

67. W for W, East Second St., 139 rear, Berwick, Pa. 18603 Phone 1-570-759-8203

68. W to W Transportation Program, Geogia Environmental Facilities Authority, Equitable Bidg., Atlanta, ga. phone1-404-656-0939

69. W to W, c/o United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc., 522 Franklin St., Columbus, In. 47201 phone1-812-372-3419

70. W to W, Combined Community Services, 110E. Prairie St., Warsaw, In. 46580 phone 1-219-269-5531

71. W to W, Forsyth County, Nc. phone 1-336-727-8311

72. W to W, 7 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth, Nh. 03801 phone 1-603-431-2911

73. W to W,St. Mark Catholic center, 429 E. Grandview Blvd.,Erie, Pa. 16504 phone 1-814-824-1111

74. W to W, Fortworth, Tx and Expanding to other Tx cities phone 1-512-463-2668

75. W to W Program,Central Wisconsin community Action Council, 205 E. Lake Ave., Lake Denlton, Wi. 53940 phone 1-608-254-8353

76. Willow creek Community Church, 67 E. Algonquin Rd., South Barrington, Il.60010 phone 1-847-765-5000

77. Winnebago Interfaith Needs Response( WINR), Winnebago county, Wi. phone 1-920-236-0131

78. Wisconsin Job Access Loan Program, Dept. of Workforce Developppment, 210 E. Washington Ave., Madison, Wi. 53707 phone 1-608-266-3131

79. Work and Ride Program, Catawba County Work First Plan, Catawba County Department of Social Services, PO Box 669, Newton, Nc. 28601 phone 1-828-326-5625

80. Workers on Wheels Car Donation Program, Wexford-Missaukee County Family Independence Agency, 10641 W. Watergate Rd.Cadillac, Mi. 49601 phone 1-231-779-4500

81. Work First Employment,NC Commerce Work First Project, 4301 Mail service Center, Raleigh Nc. 27699 phone 1-910-727-2175

82. Working Wheels, Central Vermont community Action Agency, 195 US Rt.302, Berlin,Barre Vt. 05641 pphone1-800-639-1053

 As you can tell by some of the Titles of these places you'd never tell them in the phone book. They like to hide, less work and saves their resources. That's it! I hope and pray that this helps many people to get their jobs, save their jobs, and get to and from the doctors offices.

May God Bless

I have also discovered that soulight has an impressive list on her site. Have a look.

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Angel Food Ministries

I came across this website after my daughter told me about it.  The founders of the Angel Food Ministries provide food for those that are struggling financially at a fraction of what it costs in the grocery stores.  I placed my order online, and 2 weeks later, I went to the church that was a distribution center and picked up my order.  It was so organized and they even loaded it into my car for me.  I'm sure some regions are different, but they offer a box of food that feeds a family of 4 for a week, for only $30.00.  They have other special boxes as well.  The food is wonderful and I can't wait to place my order for this month.  They also accept Food Stamps (EBT).  Go to the website and see where your nearest distribution center is. or call 1-877-366-3646.

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Career After College

I have a dream career for when I finish college.

I will get into Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

I will help children and adults alike.

God will move us into a ministry if he feels we are ready for it.

It will be Broken Horses helping Broken People.

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FBI Raid??? On Angel Food Ministries?

a friend of mine, emailed me this, I dont know how I feel about this, but it's important , I think, that we all should have the facts(though I don't trust the media to write the complete truth)

FBI raid on Ga-based food charity raises questions

By DIONNE WALKER Associated Press Writer The Associated Press
Friday, March 6, 2009 3:31 AM EST

The offices of Angel Food Ministries in Monroe, Ga., are shown Thursday, March 5,...

ATLANTA (AP) — For more than a decade, Angel Food Ministries seemed like a godsend for families who purchased its low-cost food boxes and the churches that shared millions in revenue for distributing the goods.

It became an economic juggernaut in the faith community, employing hundreds, feeding thousands a month and pouring $19 million into its network of more than 5,000 host churches in 35 states.

Now, a lawsuit coupled with an FBI raid at the group's headquarters has raised accusations of financial mismanagement at the nonprofit. The raid and ensuing FBI investigation have left congregations and church leaders weighing whether to cut their ties to the high-profile charity after the reported disclosure that six-figure salaries were paid to its founders.

"We get signed up and I start hearing this," said the Rev. Chad Massey, whose Unadilla First Baptist Church in central Georgia planned to place its first Angel Food order this month. "It's kind of hard to know what to do."

FBI officials haven't disclosed the nature of the investigation surrounding the ministry.

Angel Food has acknowledged that a grand jury investigation is looking into what it called "alleged financial irregularities" involving unspecified individuals — but not the ministry itself.

Meanwhile, lawsuits filed by Angel Food Ministries board members and former employees accuse Angel Food leadership of using the non-denominational nonprofit as a moneymaking venture.

The Rev. Joseph Wingo and wife Linda founded the ministry in 1994 to help 34 families hurt by plant closings in the manufacturing town of Monroe, about 45 miles east of Atlanta.

Since then, Angel Food Ministries has grown to hundreds of workers supplying food for anti-poverty programs at more than 5,000 churches spanning several denominations. There are 473 distribution centers listed in Georgia and more than 1,400 concentrated in Texas, Missouri, Tennessee and Pennsylvania.

All told, the ministry says it serves more than 500,000 families a month. It has no plans to interrupt food delivery.

Read the whole story here

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Angel Food Ministries

I have been hearing a lot from neighbors and internet sites about Angel Food Ministries lately, so I thought I would share the info with everyone. This is quite interesting and could save us all a little money. The following information is straight from their website

Everyone Qualifies

There are no qualifications, minimums, income restrictions, or applications.Everyone is encouraged to participate.  Some churches even encourage participants to apply the money they saved to help someone else in need.

What is Angel Food Ministries? 

Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to providing grocery relief and financial support to communities throughout the United States. The program began in 1994 with 34 families in Monroe, Georgia (between Atlanta and Athens), and has grown to serve hundreds of thousands of families every month across 35 states. Angel Food Ministries crosses denominational lines and has spread the good news of the gospel of Christ through salvation tracts that are placed in each food order.

Blessings by the box

Angel Food is available in a quantity that can fit into a medium-sized box at $30 per unit. Each month's menu is different than the previous month and consists of both fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of approximately $60. Comparison shopping has been done across the country in various communities using a wide range of retail grocery stores and has resulted in the same food items costing from between $42 and $78.

Generally, one unit of food assists in feeding a family of four for about one week or a single senior citizen for almost a month. The food is all the same high quality one could purchase at a grocery store. There are no second-hand items, no damaged or out-dated goods, no dented cans without labels, no day-old breads and no produce that is almost too ripe.

Also offered are specialty boxes such as steaks, chicken and pork. Many participants in this bonus program appreciate the expanded choices. Additionally, there is no limit to the number of units or bonus foods an individual can receive, and there are no applications to complete or qualifications to which participants must adhere. Angel Food Ministries also participates in the U.S. Food Stamp program, using the Off-Line Food Stamp Voucher system.

It's both a Bargain and a Blessing!

Sample Menu:
(this month's menu can be viewed here)

  • 4 lb. IQF Leg Quarters
  • 4 oz. Beef Back Ribs
  • 1 lb. 80/20 Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 lb. Breaded Chicken Tenders
  • 1.5 lb. Bone in Pork Chops (4 x 6oz.)
  • 1 lb. Ground Turkey
  • 18 oz. Stuffed Manicotti (Cheese)
  • 12 oz. Smoked Sausage
  • Betty Crocker Seasoned Potatoes
  • 7 oz. Cheeseburger Dinner
  • 16 oz. Green Beans
  • 16 oz. Baby Carrots
  • 2 lb. Onions
  • 1 lb. Pinto Beans
  • 1 lb. Rice
  • 7 oz. Blueberry Muffin Mix
  • 10 ct. Homestyle Waffles
  • Dessert Item


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I am running a children's home in Wakiso district, Uganda, Africa. I am requesting for help from any one. i need help for these children because they need school fees, food, clothes, accomodation and beddings. Please support us in any way even those who want to volunteer please come and work with us at the home.
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