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Phone: 520-877-8077
2861 N. Flowing Wells Rd., Suite 161
Arizona 85705
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Target demographics: Children and teens/young adults in the foster care system, as well as local families who are struggling with food and basic necessities

Direct beneficiaries per year: 305 children/teens cared for at our SPLASH Homes; 1.4 million pounds of food and $600 thousand worth of household necessities given to nonprofits serving families in need; 10,000 backpacks given to children at low income schools; Hundreds of families served through outreaches

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: sort in our warehouse, wrap Christmas presents for Holiday of Hope, organize warehouses, make dinners for group homes, and many more opportunities

Geographic areas served: Tucson, Arizona and vicinity

Programs: GAP Ministries, a 501c3 nonprofit social services agency since 1999, STANDS IN THE GAP FOR OUR COMMUNITY through the following programs:
• SPLASH Houses: Fourteen (14) family-style group homes in NW Tucson for children 0-21 in the custody of the state due to neglect or abuse
• MERGE: a program to help teens and young adults discover their potential and age successfully out of foster care into independent adulthood
• BOOST Community Resources: warehousing and distributing food and household necessities to over 90 Southern Arizona nonprofits that serve the needy
• ROOT 52 Community Kitchen & Food Truck: Reclaiming highly perishable food that would otherwise go to waste, while reclaiming lives through culinary arts training and certification
• Holiday of Hope and Backpack-2-School: collaborating with businesses, churches, government and civic groups, and hundreds of volunteers to serve disadvantaged children

Through the empowerment of God, GAP Ministries will provide hope, help, and healing to those in need. We will defend the causes of the orphan, widow, hungry, and naked through practical community service. Partnering with others, we will fulfill His mandate to be one. As we serve together, unity is established and the walls of religion and culture crumble.
300+ children in the custody of CPS cared for in the past year at our SPLASH Houses and MERGE program.

10,000 backpacks filled with supplies handed out in 2013 along with carnivals for 3 school districts to celebrate the value of education.

Over 1.4 million pounds of food given to individuals and other agencies serving those in need for 2013; $600 thousand dollars worth of household supplies, food and clothing shared with other 501c3 nonprofits serving the ill, needy and youth.

Smiles put on the faces of 100+ children through Holiday of Hope - presents purchased and wrapped from the children's wish lists.

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Most every non-profit contributes to their community, but GAP goes above and beyond...they not only support one group of people or agency, but numerous. Yes, their focus Is on the children but there's so much more to GAP! They have a warehouse with donations and what they can't use, they ... more »
Old Pueblo Community Services (OPCS) provides transitional programs (housing, substance abuse counseling and employment programs) for \homeless veterans, chronically homeless or persons recently released from institutions who are reintegrating into the community. When first arriving in our programs... more »
I volunteered for Gap Ministries for one year as a tutor for kids in one particular foster home in Gap's network of homes. I also did some manual labor to help renovate an agricultural building to house a summer camp. As for my work in a Gap Splash house, the foster parents were great. They were ... more »
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