The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
To glorify God through ministering to the needs of children, youth and families in a supportive, therapeutic, united Christian community.
To improve the emotional and relational functioning of children, youth and families to achieve the successful, safe, reunification of the family and integration into the community.
To improve the academic and vocational achievement of the children and youth to promote the successful reintegration back into the public school system or transition into the world of work.
To challenge, teach and encourage children, youth and families to develope the spiritual/moral foundation and strength of character needed to address problems that may stand in the way of becoming functional, self-supporting members of their community.
To be a service and training resource to the community, the juvenile justice system, public and private school, university, churches and other agencies working with children, youth and families.