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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Christianity, Protestant, Public & Societal Benefit, Religion

Mission: To share the Gospel and assist those affected by disabilities to integrate into the church and community.

Results: We collect mobility equipment and have a loaner program in the US and a mission in Honduras and Haiti. We have a speaking ministry and are available for churches and groups for encouragement, to begin disability ministries, lead support groups and community events for people affected by disabilities.

Target demographics: Our focus is sharing the Gospel, ministering to the underprivileged and those affected by disability in Ohio, Central America and Haiti.

Programs: Encouraging Connections Local Outreach Strength of Heart Speaking Ministry Reach Out International

Community Stories

9 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Through the Roof came to my church and shared about their local and international disability ministry. Shanda is a great speaker and spoke one Sunday on Mark 2 and how the four friends lowered the disabled man to the feet of Jesus. She has a great sense of humor and insight into the Bible. We loved her sweet spirit. I would also recommend her devotional When a Soul Breathes.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Through the Roof visited me when I was in the rehab center and brought me an encouraging book and more important gave me hope to continue to try to get back home after an accident that left me unable to walk. They were able to loan me a wheelchair so I could go to church once I was home and able to attend.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Through the Roof helped my mom when she was in a rehab center to get the equipment she needed to return home. Our insurance did not cover the cost of both a walker and a wheelchair. They were able to give us a walker for use in the home and we were able to get the wheelchair through insurance. They also were able to help us with other equipment mom needed to return home safely.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Through the Roof has a community outing called Fellowship of Friends. Before I found out about this I hardly went out much. I was so lonely. Now I look forward to going and meeting new people. People with and without disabilities go and we just have fun! Getting out and doing things with other people can be a challenge sometimes when you have a disability. I really like going bowling and to the museums.

Client Served

Rating: 3

Through the Roof Ministries has a loaner program for walkers, canes, crutches and wheelchairs in NE Ohio. This can really help people out that cannot otherwise afford or get what they need.

Client Served

Rating: 5

For many years I have been a part of the A Place to Belong support group that Through the Roof sponsors. We meet 2X each month and share struggles and times of success. It is so nice to meet others with physical disabilities that have similar circumstances and we can laugh and cry together.

Client Served

Rating: 4

Often parents feel turned away by the church because they do not have a class for their child with a disability. After searching many churches and feeling hopeless we went to a church were Through the Roof Ministries (TTRM) leads the disability ministry. Our son fit in so well in the class and the teachers showed him love and understood his needs. They made it possible for our family to go to church and each of us to be refreshed to face another difficult week of therapy, doctor appointments and special ed classes... TTRM offers workshops for the Sunday school teachers and they provide physical and spiritual support for the teachers and families.

Client Served

Rating: 4

I attend a Through the Roof support group for people with physical disabilities. We meet 2 X a month and share trials and triumphs and also do Bible studies. We have been meeting for many years and this is a real encouragement for each of us...especially when new people come.

Client Served

Rating: 4

Each month we have a Fellowship of Friends trip when people affected by a disability join with others for a day of fun, fellowship and encouragement. I do not often have a chance to get out with my peers so I look forward to this each month.