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Phone: 520-877-8077
2861 N. Flowing Wells Rd., Suite 161
Tucson
Arizona 85705
USA
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Target demographics: SPLASH & MERGE - children and young adults in the custody of Child Protective Services (CPS). Licensed by the state of Arizona to care for children 0-18 years of age at our group residential homes in Tucson.Children and families in need of food, clothing and household goods - BOOST Family Resources provides thousands of pounds of food monthly to individuals and others serving the hungry; outreaches provide household goods to underserved families; backpacks are given to elementary aged children in Tucson schools designated Title 1 because the children qualify for the free lunch program due to income levels.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 200 + children at our SPLASH Homes;600,000 pounds of food given to families in need; 8500 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, STANDS IN THE GAP for our community, serving Southern Arizona since 2000 through practical community service in the following areas: 14 Family-style group SPLASH Houses for children 0-18 in the custody of Child Protective Services (CPS); MERGE for teens in CPS care, helping them discover their potential; BOOST Community Resource Pantry providing food, clothing and household goods to So. AZ nonprofits serving the ill, needy and youth; Backpack-2-School for children at Title 1 elementary schools; and Holiday of Hope to make Christmas brighter for over 130 children in Child Protective Services.

Mission:
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.
Results:
250+ children in the custody of CPS cared for in the past year at our SPLASH Houses and MERGE program.

8500 backpacks filled with supplies handed out in 2013 along with carnivals for 3 school districts to celebrate the value of education.

Over 700,000 pounds of food given to individuals and other agencies serving those in need as of August 2013; Thousands of 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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10/28/13
Gap Ministries is a wonderful organization - doing each and everyday what their mission statement says: Through the empowerment of God, GAP Ministries provides hope, help, and healing to those in need. They have amazing volunteers and a terrific team that truly make a difference in the lives of ... more »
10/28/13
I have had the opportunity to volunteer for a few of their events. The amount of help and goodwill that touched many families is impressive. In these times, GAP Ministries really does stand in the gap for individuals and families... more »
10/18/13
GAP is great at what it does, it helps serve the community and the children in its program. Not only do they support their own children but they help other organizations in the process. Working with GAP may not be physically draining but sometimes more mentally, but the eternal reward is much more ... more »
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