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Fresh Produce for a Family

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At-Risk Families

Interfaith Ministries Modesto

Feeding Families

Category:

At-Risk Families

GAP Food Pantry

We provide 200+ families per month with 3 days of food at the cost of $600 per month.

That averages out to $3.00 per 4 member household, per month!

We can do A LOT with very little!

$6 feeds two families of four for 3 days
$15 feeds five families of four for 3 days
$30 feeds five families of four for 6 days

Box of Groceries for a Family

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At-Risk Families

Interfaith Ministries

Provide a gox of groceries for a home bound senior.

3 Days of Emergency Groceries

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At-Risk Families

Interfaith Ministries

$45 will provide a 3 day emergency supply of groceries for a family of four.

Help a Refugee in Our Community

Category:

At-Risk Families

International Rescue Committee in Turlock/Modesto

Your donation to the IRC in Northern California will help refugees who have been granted sanctuary in the United States become self-sufficient, productive members of their new communities. Your gift will immediately be put to work to provide employment opportunities, counseling, English language instruction and opportunities for refugee children to integrate into and enjoy American culture.

Student Gift Cards

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Youth/Students

Able Works

$5 provides a Starbucks or Jamba Juice gift card to a program participant as an incentive to help with overall program engagement and serves as a reward to students who participate in activities outside of the classroom.

Student Program Materials

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Youth/Students

Able Works

Program supplies (CARD STOCK PAPER (white), POST-ITS, MANILA FOLDERS, PENS, MARKERS, NOTE PADS, ETC.) are always welcome and help support the delivery of the lessons each week.

Full Scholarship for One Student

Category:

Youth/Students

LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers

$450 provides 1 student a full scholarship to reach their diploma. Any amount is appreciated!

Family Home-Library

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Youth/Students

LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers

It costs $50 to provide books for a Family Home-Library Starter Kit of at least 2 high quality children's books.

Subject Tests/Curriculum Books for a Student

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Youth/Students

LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers

It costs $50 to cover the cost of 4 subject test fees or 3-5 curriculum books for one student

Deck the Halls 2020 for Youth

Category:

Youth/Students

Parent Resource Center

Each year, roughly 100 young people in Stanislaus County spend the holidays in detention. Please help us bring a little joy and hope into their lives. With your cash donation, we are able to purchase a few simple items (books, socks, blankets, toiletries, journals, etc.) to wrap and deliver as gifts. Donations also support enrichment activities for these youth throughout the year. We can tell you from first-hand experience having delivered gifts over the years, the gratitude expressed by each youth is genuine, heartwarming and sincere. Donations of any size are welcome.

Poinsettias to Prevent Child Abuse!

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Youth/Students

Parent Resource Center

Fill your home (or someone's that you care about) with beautiful florist quality poinsettias while supporting Parent Resource Center as they offer education and supportive services to prevent child abuse and neglect. Hurry! While supplies last!

30 Day Treatment for a Mom

Category:

At-Risk Families

Redwood Family Center

Help support a mom going through drug and alcohol treatment. It costs $4,200 to provide 30 days of drug and alcohol treatment for one woman. Any donation amount is appreciated!

Help Feed a Family

Category:

At-Risk Families

Redwood Family Center

It costs $2,000 to provide food and nutrition for one woman and her child for one year. Any donation amount is appreciated!

House a Woman and Her Child

Category:

At-Risk Families

Redwood Family Center

$2,500 covers the cost of housing for one woman and her child for one year. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Transportation for a Year

Category:

At-Risk Families

Redwood Family Center

It costs $500 to provide transportation for one family for one year. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Keep a Child Safe

Category:

Youth/Students

Bethany Christian Services

Help to cover the cost of settling a child into a safe family.

Bedding for a New Refugee

Category:

At-Risk Families

World Relief

It costs $50 to provide bedding (blankets, sheets, pillows) for a new refugee when they arrive to America.

Bus Passes for Homeless Youth

Category:

Homeless Youth

Center for Human Services

$50 provides 30 bus passes for Pathways (young adults) residents to get to work and school. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Two Hours of Counseling for Homeless Youth

Category:

Homeless Youth

Center for Human Services

$100 provides two hours of counseling services to a Pathways (young adults) resident. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Mattress Gift for Homeless Youth in Transition

Category:

Homeless Youth

Center for Human Services

$250 provides a comfortable mattress for one Pathways (young adult) resident. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Care Kits for Homeless Youth

Category:

Homeless Youth

Center for Human Services

$250 provides care kits for 10 homeless youth.

Homecooked Meals for Homeless Youth

Category:

Homeless Youth

Center for Human Services

$100 provides warm, homemade meals for 8 youth for a week at Hutton House (homeless teens).

Pajamas, Socks & Undergarments for Homeless Youth

Category:

Homeless Youth

Center for Human Services

It costs $50 to provide pajamas, socks, and undergarments for 4 homelss or runaway youth.

Employment Certifications and Licenses

Category:

Homelessness

Downtown Streets Team

$50 helps cover feeds and expenses to obtaining licenses and certifications for employment for one person.

Employment Related Training

Category:

Homelessness

Downtown Streets Team

$150 helps cover the cost of training for future employment.

Move-In Kit for Homeless in Transition

Category:

Homelessness

Downtown Streets Team

$100 provides basic essentials for those who are moving into a new residence.

Support the Mission of Homeownership

Category:

Homelessness

Habitat for Humanity Stanislaus County

Help support the mission to eliminate substandard housing in Stanislaus County. Your donation will give a local family a hend up, not a hand out. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Shelter and Care for Two People

Category:

Homelessness

Modesto Gospel Mission

It costs $25 per night to provide shelter, meals, and care for two people. Your donation, in any amount, is appreciated!

Help Fight for Good this Christmas

Category:

Homelessness

The Salvation Army Modesto

The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever and however they can. When you give locally, you ensure that the people in Modesto get the help they need.

Support a Foster Child in Need

Category:

Youth/Students

Love All Our Kids

Every donation can make a difference! Here are some examples of how your donation can help:
$200 can provide a bed
$100 can provide a dresser, stroller, or crib
$50 can provide bedding, a microwave, or a car seat
$40 can provide pots and pans or clothing
$30 can provide dishes
$20 can provide shoes or a silverware set

Give a Gift to Modesto Young Life

Category:

Youth/Students

Modesto Young Life

Join a movement changing the lives of young people around the world - offering acceptance, adventure and an invitation to experience life as God designed it.

Care Package for a Youth in Transition

Category:

Youth/Students

Youth for Christ Central Valley

$25 provides a care package for a young person exiting juvenile hall.

Mentoring for a Youth in Transition

Category:

Youth/Students

Youth for Christ Central Valley

It costs $10 to provide one hour of mentoring for a junior high or high school youth.

Scholarship Toward Counseling

Category:

Youth/Students

Youth for Christ Central Valley

$50 will provide a scholarship toward one hour of counseling for a young person and/or their family

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