D.I.P. Outreach Ministry- Violence & Hunger Prevention
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According to the National Retail Federation, the average family spends almost $700 on children’s clothing, electronics, and back to school supplies each year. Back to school time can be a burden on many low income families- especially to those who have to provide clothing for more than one child. Wouldn’t it be great if back to school shopping was easy and cheap? Of course it would.
The recent budget cuts in education tends to take a big toll in the classroom, not only are there more students cramming into already crowded classes, there are fewer supplies to go around. With limited supplies available some teachers and other parents end up spending their own money to buy pencils, pens, notebooks, and textbooks for students whose families can’t afford them.
The Divine Intervention & Prevention Foundation also know as (D.I.P.) is a non-profit organization whose core objective is to educate and empower families to live healthy, holistic lives without the use of violence as a recourse to solve relationship, personal, and financial plights is seeking donations to help kids ages 5-17 gear up for school.
(D.I.P.) has helped over 1,500 families through the Healing Hearts Jax that has lead to the organization’s program expansion and the kickoff of the #Tools4SchoolJax clothing & school supply giveaway to be held on Saturday August 5 at 10am. To learn more about the organization visit www.Dipfoundation.org
Tools 4 School Jax supports underprivileged students in need with back to school supplies & clothing to make sure that these kids are excited about school and have everything they need to succeed. (D.I.P.) hopes that you will choose to partner in helping children in Duval County return to school with the supplies they need by bringing donations to: D.I.P. Outreach Charity Suite 2078 Cassat Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32210
The Tools 4 School Jax fundraiser really can go along way in making the 2017-2018 school year a happier one for teachers and students alike. Organizations, school groups, businesses, looking to host a drive for #Tools4SchoolJax or schedule a donation pickup should contact Angie 904 438- 4347 or email [email protected]
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2078 Cassat Avenue items such as clothing, non-perishable food items, toys, and personal care items will be collected. Candy apples and bottled water will be available for a donation.
The fundraiser will help to feel attendees at their Annual #HealAHeart giveaway which will be held on December 22nd.
For more info call 904 438-4347
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Everyday Life can have its way of blindsiding us with the latest uploads on Instagram, Facebook live notifications, and snapchat stories about the VMA’s red carpet slayage, and the never-ending antics of the Kardashians on TMZ. Meanwhile we give little or no attention to the less fortunate children and families in our communities that suffer from hunger and abuse.
The Divine Intervention & Prevention Foundation aka (D.I.P.) a non-profit organization whose core objective is to educate and empower families to live healthy, holistic lives without the use of violence as a recourse to solve relationship, personal, and financial plights. (D.I.P.) has helped over 1,000 families in their time of need through the Healing Hearts outreach ministry. This annual outreach was designed to help families with their bare living necessities such as food, clothing, blankets, coats, shoes, personal hygiene -toiletries, and toys for children during the holiday season. To learn more about the organization, visit www.Dipfoundation.org or call 904 438-4347.
I am very excited to get this going for the children and families that will benefit says, executive director of the D.I.P. Foundation P.K. Mickens – “what a wonderful way to honor the spirit of the holidays by giving huge smiles to those who are hurting, hungry, in need of personal hygiene, shoes, and clothing. This year’s donations will go a long way in helping over four families experiencing homelessness and poverty in Jacksonville, Florida metro area. It is truly more blessed for us to give than to receive” she says.
There are several ways that you can help DIP with its mission now through December 20become an Advocate: volunteer, organize a corporate or group benefit drive. Food, media, and financial sponsors are welcomed. Donation Drop-Sites are needed.
Pledge / Donate: Donations of non-perishable foods, personal hygiene & house household items, new & gently used toys are now being collected and can be dropped off to one of the donation drop sites.
AMG Uptown Salon 525 W Bay St. Jax, FL 32202 ~ Dorothy Walbey Podiatry 2255 Dunn Ave.
Donations are tax-deductible. Items collected will be distributed on Thursday December 22 - 10AM at the Maceo Elks Lodge 712 West Duval St. Jacksonville, Florida 32202. Volunteers & recipients can register at www.Dipfoundation.org by clicking the Heal A Heart tab to make a donation or for more information.
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Did you know that there is nothing as powerful as a changed mind?
You can change your hair, your clothing, your address, your spouse, your church, your residence. But if you don’t change your mind the same experience will perpetuate itself over and over again because everything outwardly changed, but nothing inwardly changed. "Whatever you hold in your mind will tend to occur in your life. If you continue to believe as you have always believed, you will continue to act as you have always acted. If you continue to act as you have always acted, you will continue to get what you have always gotten. If you want different results in your life or your work, all you have to do is change your mind."
Divine Intervention & Prevention ( D.I.P.) Foundation, Inc. will launch it's 2015 Empowerment series Tuesday, May 12th, 7 PM at Holiday Hill Baptist Church 730 Mandalay Rd Jacksonville, FL. The series theme :
I'm Changing My Mind is a six week inspirational, experiential, community building, and educational family friendly event designed to inspire, engage, enlighten, and empower attendees. The keynote speaker for the inaugural session will be ( D.I.P.) Executive Director P.K. Mickens- Minister, National Journalist, and Domestic Violence Survivor. An undying passion now emits from her essence to see all of our communities violence-free. D.I.P. Foundation Inc, - A not for profit domestic violence education organization that believes community education and leadership are building blocks to prevent dating and domestic violence. ( D.I.P.) Prevention and Education program works with community members to identify strategies that promote healthy individuals, relationships and communities.
Start making plans to be a part of this journey as we touch the hearts and spirits of men, women, families and communities.This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. We encourage you to make a donation and reserve your space in advance online Dipfoundation.org
For additional information call Nina (904) 800-9624 .Your tax deductible monetary gift, no matter the size, will help make a difference in the lives of individuals and families right here in Jacksonville, FL who are facing domestic violence. It’s time to change the startling statistics by empowering survivors – co-workers, family, friends and even strangers – to get involved and become supporters . It’s also time to stop asking why victims stay in violent relationships, and instead start asking what we can do as a society to help.”
Free Food, Clothing, & Cell Phone issuance kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign “Healing Hearts”
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he community & various corporate sponsors supported the D.I.P. Foundation efforts to provide clothing, food, hygiene, and toiletries for distribution to local needy families including the elderly, disabled, children and teens. Since purchasing daily living necessities can be a burden for many that are lacking in financial resources, it is not surprising that the items provided by the D.I.P. Foundation by way of its supporters are often the only resources many low-income residents will receive this season.
There were over one hundred smiling faces today at the D.I.P. Foundation giveaway. Healing Hearts Campaign launch & giveaway, a national awareness & emergency needs program. The campaign is designed to inform men, women, and children about domestic violence through a series of awareness events that will take place throughout the course of 2014. Healing Hearts provides a vital link to emergency services such as: food, clothing, and hygiene products to needy families. D.I.P. Foundation hopes to provide giveaways such as this monthly and to increase the one hundred families that were served to 500 in the first quarter.
Corporate sponsors to include: Sam’s Club, Discount Fixtures, Brothers 2000, and various community supporters.
If you would like more information on organizing a community fundraising event to support Healing Hearts, please contact Angel Bree’ Development Coordinator at [email protected] or (904) 881-1067.
For more information on how and where to deliver donations call
(904) 438-4347 www.dipfoundation.org
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