Attack Poverty 2014-2015 Annual Report

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AnnualReport



Empowering people to attack poverty in their life & community


THANK YOU!

a message from our CEO

We have seen so much growth this year as we worked

Upon completing our fourth year as an organization, we

diligently to cultivate the soil for human flourishing,

see God’s goodness carried out by you in four different

continually reminding people of their dignity as human

communities, and we are in awe of the beauty of this

beings created in the image of God. That is the

work. This year you have joined us as agents of

foundation of what we do and who we are.

restoration knowing and believing that Jesus restores all things! Thank you for all you do for those bravely

As Attack Poverty, we show up and expose assets in places

breaking the cycle of generational poverty.

once labeled as deficient and offer a new lens though which to view the world. We simply cultivate the

Together, we are partnering with God to restore hope

conditions where people can discover their God-given

and healing to the broken places where poverty has

capacities!

ruled for generations. But we are turning the tables; we are pushing back; and we are confronting the lies

Through your faithful giving and our strategic programs,

that poverty tells as we seek the peace and prosperity

our impact this year grew to reach almost 1,000 children,

for the cities God has called us to.

over 600 adults, and countless families. Even more so, we have more than doubled the number of volunteers with

As we walk toward our milestone fifth year together, we

over 2,200 people stepping up to serve!

are deeply grateful to have you by our side as partners in community development. I pray this report of hope

We’ve had so many exciting milestones as an organization

and transformation, in Jesus name, makes clear the

this year! We designed and launched our very own

powerful role you play!

internship program called the Community Development Leadership Program with 4 college students, and we’re

With gratitude,

excited for this Spring’s group of interns. We have also created a sustainable growth strategy along with some important organizational functional improvements.

Richard J Logan President | CEO


Highlights

Children 984 Impacted Adults 628 Impacted Revitalization 62 Projects

2207 volunteers



friends of north richmond richmond, texas

ADULTS

103

enrolled in our Adult Education Programs (GED, Jobs For Life, ESL, and Computer Classes)

512 volunteers

MISSION 432 kids in Kids Camp

WEEK

58

CHILDREN

20

10 home repairs

973

volunteers

received directed homework help given a meal twice a week learned about Jesus

Revitalization Projects

Street Church

105 Children 33 Adults



friends of north rosenberg rosenberg, texas

7

community clean-ups

volunteers MISSION 168 69 kids in Kids Camp

WEEK

12

1 home repair

500

volunteers

Revitalization Projects

BREAKING

BREAD

500 in attendance 300 served 150 Thanksgiving meals given

Weekly

Bible Study

32 people



friends of sundown katy, texas

ADULTS

39

serving Sundown Elementary! 19 mentors meeting weekly with students, and 20 regular in school volunteers serving during the week.

volunteers MISSION 100 140 kids in Kids Camp

WEEK

1 home repair

729

volunteers

CHILDREN

LAUNCHED You Can Academy! received directed homework help given a meal twice a week learned about Jesus

30

35

Sundown Carnival Revitalization 1,000 in attendance Projects raised for $12,000

Sundown Elem.!



friends of uganda

rushere, uganda PASTORS

100

MERCY MINISTRIES

pastors trained, encouraged and equipped for christian community development

100 people served 200 bags of flour 200 bags of sugar 100 bars of soap

500 people received medical attention during our 2 day medical clinic


EXTRAS

4

Community Development Leadership Program interns were accepted into the Summer program and received training in community development, fundraising, and leadership development

Church PARTNERSHIPS

49 200 Volunteers 360 Participants 42 Sponsors


the

FINANCIALS

2014 - 2015

Expenses 32% 40%

Friends of North Richmond Friends of North Rosenberg Friends of Sundown Friends of Uganda Program Opperations Management & General

9% 13%

3%

3%

total expenses $879,677


the

FINANCIALS

2014 - 2015

Revenue $824,219.00

$24,081.00 $2,404.00 Contributions 5K - Fundraising Event Other

figures taken from our compilation report that can be found online at attackpoverty.org

total revenue $850,704



2015 - 2016

LOOKING

AHEAD

Over the next year we hope to...

100

ADULTS

empowered through our Adult Education Programs (GED, Jobs For Life, ESL, and Computer Classes)

volunteers MISSION 700 400 kids in Kids Camp

WEEK

14 home repairs

CHILDREN

150+

65

40 Home Repairs 25 Revitalization Projects

2500 volunteers

over 150 enrolled in You Can Academy

1

Secondary School in Uganda!


LOOKING

AHEAD

2015 - 2016

(Financials)

total budget $1,067,604


Seek the peace and the prosperity of the city to which I carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers you too will prosper.

- Jeremiah 29:7


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