My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Run Your Race Ministries, Hyattsville, MD, USA
Run Your Race Ministries is one of the key resoures I use in my work serving those in need in Prince Georges County, Maryland. The unemployed and the under employed in the surrounding communities of Hyattsville, Maryland are blessed to be served by Barbara Miller and her ministry Run Your Race. I have referred many of my clients to her and most of them come back to inform me that not only are they now working but Run Your Race is still assisting them in upgrading their skills as they set goals for more rewarding employment.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have seen young men, older men, young women, older women, even teen agers regain their self respect, sharpen their skills, go out boldly nad return back with job schedules! I have seen them smile broadly as they left the center wearing suits, shirts, ties, shoes and socks donated to them by RYR.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
If I had to make changes in this organization, I would expand it's capacity to serve the surrounding communities by offering more computer classes, and upgrading the equipment. I realize that requires increased finances and hope to see the ministry grow in that area.
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How did you learn about this organization?
I met Barbara Miller in the course of my service to The Lord and the local communities. We both were volunteering in a luncheon for the homeless.
What is this organization's top short-term priority?
The ministries short term goal is to begin classes teaching English as a second laguage (ESOL) and to reach out to local employers in order to build partnerships.
What is its top priority in the long run?
The top priority in the long run is to expand all serices and to continue deepening our relationshios with otger community resource provoders by co- locating in a one stop shop.
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