D.I.P. Outreach Ministry- Violence & Hunger Prevention
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The Divine Intervention & Prevention also know as (DIP) an outreach ministry for the prevention of domestic violence/abuse & hunger who has helped over 2,500 families in need is hosting the II Annual Tools 4 School Supply & Clothing Giveaway to lend a helping hand to students ages 4-18 that are in need. The event will be held at D.I.P. Outreach 2078 Cassat Ave Jacksonville, FL 32210 on Saturday August 4th @ 10am.
The average cost for back to school supplies and clothing is approximately $1500 according to NBC news, that is just as much as the average mortgage payment for many individuals. According to NCCP.org children make up 34 percent of people in poverty. Most low- income families have to look to the government for assistance, food, clothing, and other necessities such as; hygiene items and school supplies that are needed for children; many times this issue is not addressed on a regular basis or plaintively at all. No child wants to go to school without the proper clothing, shoes, or school supplies. The less fortunate seem to be one of the first to be bullied as a result of this particular lack. The community can support Tools 4 School Jax by donating gently used clothing, shoes, handbags, backpacks, costume jewelry, personal care items, new socks, & underwear, for all ages. For a detailed list visit www.facebook.com/diprestores or call (904) 438-4347.
DIP invigorates community supporters to do a good deed by making a contribution to DIP Outreach by visiting www.Dipfoundation.org website or simply Cash app @Dipfoundation.Your contribution will help to motivate both the parents and their children who are in need, whereby letting them know that they are not alone. Your donation will also help the youth mentally by boosting their overall self esteem. “When you look good, you feel good. Confidence with what you’re wearing is very important. If you feel good, you will always perform your best without worrying about anything- Maria Sharapova.” Here is an opportunity to help with giving over 300 students the supplies they need for a successful school year as, these children cannot reach their full potential without adequate support.
In kind donations can be dropped off to one of the following locations :
D.I.P Outreach Ministry 2078 Cassat Ave. Jax, Fl 32210
Elegant Beauty Supplies- 6139 103Rd Jax, Fl 32210
State Farm 12620 Beach Blvd #8 Jax, Fl 32246
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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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Empowerment Tuesdays is a weekly inspirational, experiential, educational meeting for the community all ages. It gives attendees an opportunity to worship, fellowship, evaluate themselves based on the message that given. D.I.P. is an educational Outreach ministry for the prevention of domestic violence, our messages for the empowerment series are bible based and point out how everyone is subject to becoming an abuser or being abused. D.I.P. believes that divine healing takes place when we get to the root that is causing the fruit of bad behavior. This is not a traditional meeting about domestic violence and abuse simply because those who are abusing or being abused would not attend unless they were court ordered. However, the power of the Holy Spirit has and will continue to convict attendees to see that there is a problem and Jesus is the only One to solve it.
We simply have to meet people where they are to disciple them through the word of God so they may apply it in every aspect of their life.
A National & Local Organization Unite with an Inspirational Magazine to Empower Youth & Honor Community Leaders
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On Tuesday June 30, D.I.P. Foundation & Shofar Magazine hosted its inaugural Youth Empowerment and Crime Prevention Fundraiser at the Holiday Hill Baptist Church. Community members gathered to hear powerful messages from P.K. Mickens – (D.I.P.) Executive Director; Steven Bradley of the National Coalition against Domestic Violence; and Florida’s District State Attorney Angela B. Corey. WJXT Channel 4 News was onsite awaiting her arrival, Corey interviewed with the news station outside. Inside was a room full of supporters waiting to hear Corey’s message to youth, and more importantly to take photos with the victim’s safety ambassador.
The event culminated with an overview of (D.I.P.) upcoming projects, the commencement date of (D.I.P.) twenty-six week Batter’s Intervention Program Road to Resilience, and presentation from P.K. Mickens on “The importance of Character” followed by (NCADV) Steven Bradley tips for social media safety. There were several surprises that night; Shofar Magazine unveiled its Blazing Summer Edition Cover, a triple feature to include: Florida’s State Attorney Angela B. Corey, National Recording Artist Jekalyn Carr, Pastor of The Sanctuary of Orange County and Oxygen’s T.V. reality star Jay Haizip. Visit www.Shofarmagazine.com to view cover or subscribe to the magazine.
Select honorees received awards for their support of the organization’s mission of violence prevention: Sam’s Club, Channel 4 News, Pastor Albert Byrd, and Angela B. Corey. With an audience filled with community leaders and supporters the speakers provided valuable insight on internet safety, violence prevention, and character building. Both youth and adults left with violence prevention materials and (D.I.P.) signature hand towels as a reminder of the events theme “Your Knowledge is Your Power.” (D.I.P) hopes to host more empowerment events in the near future to continue raising awareness and funds to fight against domestic violence. For more info or to donate visit www.Dipfoundation.org Corporate Sponsors: Walmart, Sams Club, Home Depot, Panera Bread, Chick Fil A, MAC, & Target