Buckhead Christian Ministry, Inc. Overview
Direct beneficiaries per year: In 2009, BCM helped more than 9,000 individuals with food, clothing, shelter and financial education. Through our Joyous Toys store, more than 950 children had Christmas gifts to open on Christmas morning.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Perform client intake or data entry; stock the food pantry; help out at Buckhead THRIFTique, BCM's thrift store.
Geographic areas served: 15 metro Atlanta zip codes
Programs: Emergency Assistance, Transitional Housing for families facing homelessness, The 70/30 Project (homelessness prevention), The Money Management Course, Buckhead THRIFTique (BCM's thrift store)
- Assisted 8,702 people in crisis
- Helped 1,680 individuals pay housing or utility bills
- Gave 18,510 bags of food
- Gave 3,192 snack bags to homeless visitors.
- Gave 2,185 people free clothing valued at $110,604.
In 2011, 14 families graduated from The 70/30 Project, collectively retiring $48,839 in personal debt (an average of $3,487 per family).
929 children received toys through The Joyous Toys Store.