WHO WE ARE
God’s Outreach is a 501C-3 non-profit organization that tangibly expresses its love and concern for people in need of food in Madison County by providing supplemental food monthly.
What We Do
1. Provide supplemental & emergency food to approximately 1600 families
2. C.S.F.P. Commodity Supplemental Food Program, helping seniors have a more nutritional diet to improve their health.
3. Backpack Program: Serving 19 schools with approximately 1750 backpacks of weekend food
The Backpack program began in 2008, in partnership with teachers, parents and church groups. Children in need are confidentially identified by their teachers, and receive a returnable backpack filled with useful food such as ravioli, soup, fruit snacks, chips, cereal bars, cereal, popcorn, and other smacks, for the weekend. Currently 19 Madison County schools are involved in this program distributing approximately 1,750 backpacks monthly, and asking for more.
4. Childrens summer feeding programs:
a. Supplying food to local children in the summer.
b. Crock Pots for Kids
c. Richmond Teen Center
had to choose between paying for food and paying for medicine or medical care.
of adult clients did not eat for a whole day at least once because there was not enough money for food.
of all households had to choose between paying for food and paying for utilities and heating fuel
of households had to choose between paying for food and paying for housing
of all client households include someone age 60 or older.
of all client households include children under the age of 18.
of all clients fall at or below 100% poverty level
of all households earn less than $10,000 per year
There are lots of ways to get involved in the ministry of God’s Outreach. We invite you to explore some of the options below.