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Do Not Despair Community Outreach Services & Ministries Inc

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Address:

804 S Dilligham Avenue Kissimmee FL 34741 USA

Mission:

Tutoring of math to a dozen high school students on a weekly basis. Tutoring of math to a dozen high school students on a weekly basis. Conducting weekly bible study for 10 - 12 youths, ages 7 - 16 years of age. Paid summer excursions to parks movies for

Programs:

One of the most significant accomplishments in 2014 was to provide shelter for two families during the entire year. This house was setup to accommodate two families. One couple was unemployed with six children. The other family was a single mom and a toddler. They were allowed to live rent free while they struggled to get back on their feet. The families were only asked to split the utilities cost. This house would normally generate a $1,200/month income, but it was utilized as a shelter. As such, it is being expensed at the same rate of $14,400.

benevolent giving of the $1,677 spent: $337 was given away in cash to needy persons requiring cash to cover the co-pay for prescriptions and doctor[:quote:]s visits. $400 was used to purchase both new and used clothing to needy unemployed persons to dress for job interviews, uniforms, and work boots. $740 was used to purchase food and other grocery items for distribution thru our benevolent food pantry. The balance of $200 was used to purchase emergency items such as tooth paste, soap, deodorants, and other personal hygiene items (underwear, socks) for persons participating in our prison outreach ministry.

christmas party & gift giveaway - of the $895 used to finance this event, $325 was used for the purchase of new and [:dbquote:]like-new[:dbquote:] toys, gift items, and winter clothing for 40+ children of families who participated in any ministry programs/service during 2014. The purchase of the toys and other gift items from thrift stores supplemented by toy donations from some of the local churches allowed us to provide not only toys for the children, but for a few teens and parents as well. An additional amount of $570. 25 was used to provide food and non-alcoholic beverages for our guests.

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