Fathers Heart Ministries

Rating: 4.9 stars   108 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Job Training, Religion, Economic Development

Location: 545 East 11th Street New York NY 10009 USA

Mission: Through programs, practical training and classroom instruction we address the critical needs of the elderly, working poor, unemployed, at risk youth, immigrants & those without social or family support. Programs: hunger prevention, food stamps access, gang prevention, ESL classes and a job training program for teens. We are committed to empowering individuals and families to becoming self-sufficient.
2011 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 4 stars  

Father's Heart is a wonderful organization! They work hard to stretch every dollar they receive. My awesome daughter and SIL have donated hundreds of hours of their time to this cause; I am so proud of the work they do to make lives better for those who are in need and we do what we can from afar by making a financial contribution. They could do a better job staying engaged with their donors -- its a great way to keep the money flowing.

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I have met clients served and the administrators of the mission.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Strengthen donor relations.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I know many people who proudly volunteer for this great place and I was excited to contribute and see the place first hand at a fund raising event. The people who volunteer here and the wonderful family who run the Father's Heart Ministry clearly have such a love and passion for their work and I heard many stories about their successes in serving the neighborhood through the years. I was especially imporessed by the on site ice cream parlor that employs at-risk youth to help them learn about working and operating in a professional environment. That is the sort of true experience that really makes a difference to kids. Showing them how to do something rather than just throwing money at a problem. I'm a proud donor to this organization and I hope to also donate my time in volunteering. We need more places that are of this caliber!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I saw the pride on the faces of the people working in the ice cream parlor they run. It was clearly something these young adults enjoyed doing and would help keep them on a positive path

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

find a way to get them additional funding to do more good work and help more people. The Father's Heart is wonderful!

 
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