[The Best of 2018] Greater Vision impacts community
Charity & Children's Top Stories
In 2017, the Tucker Greater Vision Outreach Ministry (GVOM) began making a difference even before the new ministry’s permanent location was constructed –– many of the 9,393 lives helped in GVOM’s first three months of operation experienced loss due to Hurricane Matthew.
Today, GVOM, whose purpose is to offer resources to families searching for support and stability, is fully operational at its Thomasville headquarters and has created a network of corporate and nonprofit partnerships to meet a variety of community needs.
In 2018, its first full year, GVOM impacted 64,040 lives through the following ways: • 48,314 meals served • 14,471 pieces of clothing and 10 items of furniture distributed • 681 visits (pastors, nonprofits, community groups, etc.) made to increase awareness • 138 people received gifts for their children through GVOM volunteer efforts at Christmas Toy Store through Memorial United Methodist Church.
• 418 people reached through outreach events (Feeding at the Gazebo, MLK event, etc.)
To learn more information about the GVOM, follow them on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/greatervisionnc
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