Here are some great organizations we have partnered with nationally...
Bessie Green - Bessie Green is a food and clothing ministry associated with North Reformed Church in Newark, New Jersey. They provide necessary respite and resources to some of Newark's most fragile citizens. FRC supports Bessie Green by collecting gently used clothing, food donations and partnership in mission endavors. For more info about Bessie Green see www.bessiegreennewark.blogspot.com.
Community FoodBank of New Jersey - The Community FoodBank fights hunger and poverty by distributing food and groceries, providing education and traning to low-income individuals and families throughout New Jersey. FRC partnered with the FoodBank by buying and packaging over 30,000 meals in March. For more info about the FoodBank see www.njfoodbank.org.
Safe Haven - Like Bessie Green, Safe Haven is a RCA ministry in Newark New Jersey. Safe Haven is bringing redemption to Newark's Ironbound by investing in the city's young people. They provide after-school and summer programming for children and youth with an emphasis on leadership development. FRC supports Safe Haven by collecting food for their pantry and construction projects on their property. For more info about Safe Haven visit - www.safenewark.org.
Camp Warwick - Camp Warwick is an RCA camp and conference center in Warwick, NY. Besides being a great camp for kids, they also serve specially-abled children and adults and provide retreats. FRC sends kids to Warwick and uses them for retreats. For more info about Warwick visit - www.campwarwick.com.
The Center For Student Missions - CSM leads mission and service experiences for youth, adult and family groups in 10 U.S. cities. They provide exposure to a variety of forms of ministry and mission in the city and have inspired us to re-engage our neighborhood. FRC has sent an adult team to NYC and a youth team to Philadelphia. For more info about CSM see their site at www.csm.org.