REFUGE FOR WOMEN
Refuge for Women believes in redeeming, restoring and empowering women to walk into their futures without letting the past define them. Based in Kentucky, Refuge for Women is expanding all over the country. Refuge for Women is a 3-phase program that lasts up to 12 months. A safe place has been created for residents to experience healing with few distractions. The key aspects of the Refuge for Women program are sobriety, healing from trauma, and rebuilding trust. Refuge for Women works with women rescued from human trafficking.
HOPE FOR PRISONERS
Hope for Prisoners encourages and imparts hope into ex-offenders. Hope comes alongside ex-offenders and their families to transform lives and systematically educate society in ways to engage and support them. The program is grounded in the belief that with the proper assistance, ex-offenders returning to the community can overcome the many barriers to successful living that the incarceration experience can create.
The mission of Family Promise of Las Vegas is to offer homeless families the opportunity to achieve housing stability by providing short term shelter, meals, case management, and hospitality. Family Promise is a cooperative effort that utilizes resources within local congregations and the community. The Crossing partners with Family Promise to host families on The Crossing’s campus throughout the year.
CONVOY OF HOPE
Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, and disaster response. Their goal is to bring help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry and hurting. They partner with local churches around the world to engage communities, fight malnutrition, respond to disasters, and transform communities
Educate2Elevate seeks to elevate the community through providing education, building relationships, meeting basic needs, having fun, and most importantly sharing the gospel. They currently serve the Woodcreek Apartments in an unfortunately neglected, low-income neighborhood. Since July 2016, their community events have provided much-needed school supplies, basic needs, and love to this area. Sometimes just having a place to belong goes a long way for our local kids.
CASA DE LUZ
Casa de Luz (House of Light) is a Christian community resource center located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas’s Gateway Neighborhood. The Gateway Neighborhood is one of Las Vegas’ poorest neighborhoods, located behind the Stratosphere. Since opening its doors in August 2009, Casa de Luz has distributed hundreds of thousands of pounds of groceries to hungry families. They provide after-school programs and conduct weekly outreaches to the community.
In December 2011 the founders of Project 150 heard about 150 homeless high school students at Rancho High School in Las Vegas that were in need of support over the Christmas Break. Burdened to do something, they raised money and tangible goods for these teens. The success of the event opened doors to help reach other homeless teens. Project 150 was created out of our community’s desire to help the over 2,500 homeless high school kids in the valley.
Club Christ focuses on empowering urban youth to transform their communities for Christ. Through a combination of community-based educational programs, they send a second shift of educators to teach and mentor urban youth. They know how to meet the needs facing the youth of Las Vegas because Club Christ’s tutoring and mentoring programs have delivered positive results since their 2004 launch.