SCA Chapters & Summer of Caring Impact Lives Across the Country
SC New England held Bless The City in June, with a day of food, music, prayer, and distribution of an entire truckload of household goods! They have also just completed their Basketball & Creative Arts Camp. “It was an awesome time!” says SCNE Director Marlene Yeo. “Kids learned team building skills and how to get quiet before the Lord and receive from Him.”
SC Tampa Bay empowered churches and organizations across their city and in other cities with backpacks offered through their annual Hassle Free Back-To-School program. SCTB is also gearing up for this year’s CareFest® outreach to be held on September 30 in St. Pete, Largo, Pinellas Park, and Tampa. CareFest® is a Christ centered community service day uniting churches, businesses, organizations, and cities for the purpose of demonstrating God’s love in practical ways by serve our communities together in love as Jesus would.
Across the state, Somebody Cares St. Augustine will be hosting their 11th Annual CareFest event on September 30 as well. CareFest 2016 saw 33 churches and organizations bring out 900 volunteers to complete 101 service projects. “It was a beautiful day and God blessed our efforts,” says SCSTA founder John Clifton.
Somebody Cares/Church in the City Denver hosted an outreach team from Youth With A Mission; organized an information meeting for pastors and leaders to learn about The Favorite Movie; and held an event to bless the residents of a housing project.
The SC Houston Chapter hosted several events for Reconciliation Week, bringing the church together across racial and denominational lines to pray for a Church united. SCH also gathered leaders for strategy meetings on human trafficking and to learn about other ministry opportunities.
Somebody Cares San Antonio partner BloodNFire painted houses, repaired home, and hosted Kids Camp every morning.
Somebody Cares Baltimore helped organize the Summer of Peace, which included daily prayers walks, serving “Peace Meals” to thousands of residents along with ministry partner Mercy Chefs, and two Day of Hope events.
Somebody Cares America provided 96 backpacks to needy families, with half of them distributed by SC Baltimore and the other half by SC Houston.
Thousands of lives were impacted thanks to our faithful donors and partners in payer! Thanks for being part of this Summer of Caring!