SEO Marketing Project | Intern | Care Net is looking to hire an intern that will focus on increasing its online presence to organically reach the people who need their support cost effectively without relying on paid advertisements. This new position will focus on online marketing, client outreach, social media, graphic design, and video content creation.
Beacon of Hope Initiative | The goal is to create a landmark sign that embodies City on a Hill's mission and provides a beacon of hope and unity. This project aims to serve as a modern lighthouse for the Milwaukee community, incorporating elements of light, stained glass, and symbolic flames of hope.
Countertops, Appliances, Plumbing, and Garden Beds | The Hope Street apartment units need a few updates to make the apartments more representative of the type of homes they aim to provide for their community. Currently, the apartments have appliances that cost more to repair than to replace, the countertops are falling apart, they are also in need of repaired and upgraded plumbing. Hope Street would also like to provide some outdoor space for families to be able to have garden beds to add to their quality of life.
Volunteer Onboarding and Cell Phones | Safe Families for Children needs help covering the onboarding costs of their new volunteer families to provide them with all of the support and resources that they need to be successful. Staff and volunteers have continually reported that a barrier to connecting with families is communication. Many of the families served end up with a new phone or phone number week by week, or they run out of minutes and cannot respond.
Property Renovation | A single family home that was once a prostitution house has been purchased. Bridge Builders wants to bring new life to this home by renovating it and providing housing to a neighborhood missionary.
Shoes for Students | Over the past two years, the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District has faced significant challenges securing funding for essential programs and resources. One critical area that has been overlooked is providing shoes to students who are in need. Proper footwear is not only a basic necessity but also contributes significantly to a student's overall well-being, self-esteem, and academic success.
Family Fun Nights at Horace Mann Elementary | These themed nights provide food, fun, and fellowship for any family in West Allis. Most of the participants at City Light events live right in the area, and many of the children are students at Horace Mann Elementary. These family fun nights open doors for City Light to support the students mental health. City light sends students and families home with devotionals and other items to equip families to have meaningful conversations in the home and share the Gospel. Families are free of the burden of having to pay for one more thing, as everything City Light offers is free for families.
Building Project and Space Expansion | The goal of the new space is to expand into unused space and create a training program for teens and young adults focused on basic automotive skills, such as oil changes, tire rotations, and minor repairs; this has the potential to make a significant impact on the community through skill development, employment opportunities, and financial literacy.
Student Lunches | Most families that attend are already in need of food assistance with a 45-minute drive to the nearest food pantry. Providing students with lunches will help ease their burden and help meet the needs of the students.
Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District, Hoover Elementary (New Berlin), and Greenfield School District are trying to keep kids warm this winter. They are seeking 1,000 coats for kids in these school districts.