During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More

BLACK AMERICA CARES

Cause Area

  • Community

Location

P.O. Box 2266Bowie, MD 20715 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To provide short-term assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis, and focus on the areas of financial counseling/assistance, and employment development.

Description

V I S I O N
To address the economic and social needs of our communities and helping to create a world where individuals and families are not
destroyed due to temporary financial hardships.

G O A L S
- Decrease the number of individuals & families
being evicted from their homes
- Decrease the number of individuals/families
with disconnected utilities due to lack of money
- Decrease the number of families broken apart
due to a financial crisis. (CPS involvement,
foster care, incarceration, homelessness)
- Prevent individuals from losing employment
due to issues stemming from a financial
hardship

~~PROGRAMS~~

GRANT PROGRAM (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE)
- Rent/mortgage assistance
- Utilities assistance
- Giftcards for purchasing household products
- Help for Senior Citizens (pick up meds, groceries, etc.)
- #BlackWealthFund (small interest-free loans - contingent upon available funding)

EDUCATION
- Entrepreneurship
- Utilities assistance negotiation/programs
- Banking (open checking/saving accounts, investing, etc.)
- Learn housing regulations, tenant rights
- Financial counseling & learning to build wealth
- Life/Home Skills (Parenting, home maintainence)

Reviews

Would you recommend BLACK AMERICA CARES?
0 reviews Write a review

Report this organization