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Phone: 404-239-0058
2847 Piedmont Road
Atlanta
Georgia 30305
USA
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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)

Mission:
Buckhead Christian Ministry helps people in financial crisis meet their basic needs and achieve self-sufficiency. BCM provides both emergency and housing assistance, as well as life-skills education, while placing special emphasis on the needs of low-income workers. BCM fosters community by engaging volunteers in bringing hope and compassion to people of all faiths.
Results:
In 2011 BCM
- 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.

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11/28/10
In addition to being a volunteer for over seven years, I am also a donor and Board member. About a year ago I assisted BCM with gathering client feedback in connection with establishing a new strategic plan. The feedback that was so often mentioned by clients was that the assistance provided by ... more »
11/23/10
I joined the Board this year because I think BCM's approach is the most strategic and effective I've seen in preventing homelessness. BCM combines effective life skills training with rent and utility assistance (and food pantry) to enable clients to remain in their homes through a crisis and then ... more »
11/22/10
Buckhead Christian Ministry (BCM) is a lifeline for all the people they serve. It provides food, helps with rent and utility assistance and the thrift store provides needed clothing and household supplies. Not only that, but each client is treated with respect and kindness. There is even a ... more »
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