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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Emergency Assistance

Mission: The Time Is Now exists solely for the purpose of alleviating the suffering of those who find themselves facing economic hardship.

Results: Due to the CNN Heroes event in December 2011 and the CBS News feature we have been very busy with requests from all over the United States. We have successfully offered assistance to families, seniors, and the disabled in 14 states. Shelter assistance alone has been provided for over 600 fellow Americans. We have assisted many struggling with high gas costs, car repairs and also have provided many reliable vehicles for the working poor. Over $80,000 in utility assistance has been provided to restore electric, gas, water and sewer service. Over $45,000 in emergency food supplies and support to our W.C. Food Pantry. We provided toiletries, household necessities, clothing and furniture for many. Wheel chairs, ramps, and other specialized services for the handicapped were given. This has been a very busy year of helping the poverty stricken in America.

Target demographics: Poverty stricken children, senior citizens, working poor families, the handicapped, disabled veterans.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 500

Geographic areas served: Southeast Wisconsin, Illinois

Programs: shelter assistance, utility assistance, food, automobile assistance, household necessities, toiletries, beds, dental assistance, clothing, etc.

Community Stories

53 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

3 Deb Paige P.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I was in need of an accessible vehicle to transport myself in my power wheelchair... THE TIME IS NOW came through- far above and beyond my dreams!! The men stuck with me until issues were resolved, they never gave up on me, and all is great now. I am able to transport myself to and from medical appointments and social outings!!! Thanks and much appreciation Sal and Shawn!!!

Client Served

Rating: 5

All that I can say is thank you! Sal is an Anointed man of God who serves his fellow man in the way that the Lord commanded us!! He helped us in a time of need and we are eternally thankful. You will never go wrong donating to the Time is Now! They are the best! Bob S.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

My name was given to Sal. My van was repossessed because I was out of work due to illness. Sal called me on a Sunday and I picked up a vehicle on Tuesday. THIS ORGANIZATION IS REAL! Thank you Sal and everyone else involved! God bless you all!
Deb Corrao

Donor

Rating: 5

I have been reading the letters that poor people send in for years. I finally had some extra money and in the letter I sent to The Time, I told them how I remembered as a child a poor neighbor that needed help. I always wondered what became of that neighbor and her young child. Sal sent me a handwritten thank you note for my donation. It really impressed me how he not only helps the poor but took the time to acknowledge me as a donor. Thank you!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Time is now is truley and amazing place the help in time of need they've helped my mother with 2 cars in the past years and some other things they are truly a great non profit organization truly blessed to have them they have helped so much especially in my family

Kat_2

Donor

Rating: 5

The Time is Now to Help always seems to find those that might otherwise fall between the cracks. I wish I could give more to this amazing organization....and they aren't even in my state. I just appreciate their work that much.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is an amazing grassroots effort. I first learned about The Time is Now on Facebook and am hoping to duplicate the effort in my county in Illinois. Thanks Sal, you are selfless in your actions and I'm proud to say we actually attended the same high school....of course I'm younger though!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I don't know sal,I have never meant him before.BUT EVERYONE KNOWS OF SAL AND THE TIME IS NOW TO HELP. HE AND HIS CHARITY HAVE DONE MANY GREAT THINGS FOR ALOT OF PEOPLE. The charity work that they do is unheard of.

Melanie30

Client Served

Rating: 5

While my family and I had an extremely trying year and were facing eviction I searched and searched for some where to turn for help. It seemed we reached continuous dead ends when someone told me about The Time Is Now. I wrote a letter and continued to pray for some guidance, all the while telling myself if I didnt hear back, it just meant there was someone in a worse spot than we were. 4 days after mailing my letter, Sal came to my home and I knew at that moment our prayers were heard. I was in a state of shock and quite honestly still am. This is a group of people doing Gods work every day with nothing asked in return. They are amazing people and I feel blessed just to have met a man sent from God!!

Judith26

Client Served

Rating: 5

Several months ago I came on hard times when I had
To take temporary custody of my two nephews, I nearly lost my home, my car needed serious repair, we had little food to go around. With the time is now to help and it's group of caring and sharing people sal was able to provide my family major assistance that I can't even explain without it bringing tears to my eyes. He put us in a safe car, brought my utilities up to date, fed us,
Clothed us, and put our life back on track.
I sent a letter and three days went by and sal like an angel showed up at my home and saved us. He took away our hunger and our fears and helped us. I didn't even know people or
Charities like this really did anything. You hear stories about
Charities taking donations but never providing a helping hand to those in need. To my suprise, they really came to our aid!
I recommended this charity to one friend of mine and a stranger
Who unloaded some their struggles on me, and sal and the time is now
Came to their aid as well!
The time is now to help is a safe place and the answer to my prayers.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I don't even know Sal but am in constant awe of what he and The Time Is Now is able to accomplish for those in need. The stories about those that are helped are just amazing, tear-jerking, and inspiring. The Time Is Now has changed the lives of so many people in need. Seeing Sal on CNN a couple years ago gave a view of the huge impact this charity has had on the community. This is one charity to support!