Missions-giving

The following agencies have experienced a demonstration of our commitment to put our faith into action through outreach in the downtown community and beyond:

2014

January 2014:  First Step Services
February 2014:  Genesis House
March 2014: Hope Council on AODA, inc.
April 2014:  Kenosha Dream Playground Project
May 2014:  Shalom Center
June 2014:  Women and Children’s Horizons
July 2014:  Hospice Alliance
August 2014:  Episcopal Relief and Development
September 2014:  Autism Solution Pieces
October 2014:  Frank Neighborhood Project
November 2014: Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc.
December 2014: ELCA Outreach Center

2015

January 2015:  Hospitality Center of St. Luke’s in Racine
February 2015:  Kenosha Human Development Services (KHDS)
March 2015: Diocese of Milwaukee Haiti Project
April 2015:  Congregations United to Serve Humanity (CUSH)
May 2015:  Kenosha Community Sailing Center (in memory of John Burhani)
June 2015:  Genesis House
July 2015:  Kenosha County Jail Chaplaincy
August 2015:  National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI, Kenosha)
September 2015:  Kenosha Literacy Council
October 2015:  Care Net Family Resource Center, Inc.
November 2015: Bridges Community Center
December 2015:  Camp Webb

2016

For the year 2016, St. Matthew’s requested applications in order to grant money to non-profit and community organizations that meet St. Matthew’s goals and mission for giving (to support local or Episcopal human services).

The following organizations were awarded in 2016:

ELCA Outreach Center
Genesis House
Hospice Alliance
Salvation Army (twice)
Shalom Center
United Way of Kenosha County
Kenosha Achievement Center (twice)
Hope Council on AODA
Haiti Project
Habitat for Humanity
Faith Hope & Love
Boys & Girls Club
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Racine Vocational Ministries
Women & Children’s Horizons
Infant Moses Diaper Ministry (@ Grace Lutheran Church)