There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in you land. Deuteronomy 15:11 NIV
Faith Mission of Elkhart is an inter-donimational Christian social service agency which provides food, shelter, clothing and other services for needy individuals.
The Mission is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization independently governed by a volunteer board of directors. Funding for Faith Mission comes from individuals, churches and local businesses. We are not a United Way member agency and receive very limited Government funding.
Faith Mission is a member in good standing with the BBB. More information will be available soon.
Faith Mission Elkhart Stats
During the 2012 year, Faith Mission of Elkhart provided Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing to 701 individuals*:
Men - 508
Women - 149
Children - 44
Meals are provided 3 times a day, 7 days a week all year long to residents. Residents who work are provided a lunch to take with them. Faith Mission also provides lunch and dinner 7 days a week all year long for our free community walk-in meals program. In 2012, Faith Mission served a total of 191,592 meals:
Resident Meals served - 134,023
Walk-in Meals served - 57,569
Chapel services are provided on Sunday and a service is held every evening:
Chapel Attendance - 20,515
Faith Mission helped residents acquire employment either full time, part time or day labor:
Jobs Acquired - 439
Faith Mission provides counseling and classes in for residents:
Counseling Sessions - 322
Case Management Sessions - 7,095
8,957 Community volunteer service hours
Faith Mission will refer residents to other community agencies if they need help with something that we cannot provide.
* Unduplicated Count