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STRAIGHT AHEAD OUTREACH-TAKING BACK YOUR LIFE's Fundraiser:

Mobile Crisis Dream Machine 2012-2013

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STRAIGHT AHEAD OUTREACH-TAKING BACK YOUR LIFE via Crowdrise
November 21, 2012

STA recvd our first Donation towards our New Mobile Crisis Outreach Vehicle! Will U be next to Donate? http://bit.ly/QuW74F  See more

BENEFITING: STRAIGHT AHEAD OUTREACH-TAKING BACK YOUR LIFE

EVENT: Mozilla Firefox Challenge

EVENT DATE: Nov 19, 2012

THE STORY:

 

Our Holiday Fundraiser with Crowdrise and Mozilla Firefox has begun today 11/19/2012!!  

 

Dream Machine 2012-2013! is a vital part of Straight Ahead Outreach-Taking Back Your Life Inc.  A 501c3 Nonprofit organization.  A 100% mobile organization.

Our Hope is to raise $250,000.00 as soon as possible.

 

The New Vehicle would be equipped with: 

*  1 Stackable washer and dryer

*  1 shower – (handicapped accessible)

*  2 toilets – (one handicapped accessible)

*  An office area with 3 work stations, 3 computers/Laptops

*  1 bed

*  Kitchen and reception area

*  Handicap wheelchair lift equipped.

 

The “Dream Machine 2012-2013!” will enable STA to have a fully equipped, 100% Mobile Crisis Outreach Unit/Office.   A place where we can interview our homeless “friends in need” right in the streets where they are, allow them to shower, launder their clothes, provide a meal – all at one time, in one location – any hour, day or night.  A relaxing, warm atmosphere to speak with them about Jesus and why He needs them.  A place to encourage them to “Take Back Their Life”.

 

Straight Ahead Outreach (STA) is 100% mobile.  We are a Mobile Crisis Outreach with a focus on the homeless, but we can and do help anyone in need, wherever they are or we may be.  Our mission is to help them up & out of the “Chronic Assistance Cycle” and to "Take Back Their Life".  STA is a One on One, One By One and very personal experience for those we help.


This particular fundraiser on CrowdRise is to raise funds to replace our current mobile crisis unit with our “Dream Machine”.  This replacement “mobile crisis unit” will benefit anyone in need in the communities STA comes in contact with.  We do not focus on just one community, but rather any community we may be in.  We could be driving through the community, shopping in it, dining in it or specifically targeting someone in need in a community.  STA is 100% Mobile – A “Mobile” Crisis Outreach organization.

 

Since 2007, STA has assisted families in the Knoxville, TN and Tampa Bay, FL areas (and places around and in between) by providing food, clothing, showers, transportation, temporary housing, and emotional and spiritual support that is deeply rooted in the belief:  For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’ Deuteronomy 15:11



This fundraiser is for the purpose of:

1.    Furthering Straight Ahead Outreach-Taking back Your Life's purpose of helping those in need on a larger scale.

2.   The  Purchase of and retrofitting of a replacement Mobile Crisis Outreach Vehicle  ($120,000)

3.    Operating costs for one year (includes all costs to provide services STA directly  delivers to those in need) such as:

a.     Clothing, hot meals, showers, restrooms and laundry amenities, haircuts, locate and obtain housing, transportation, GED training, job searches, re-integration into society and educating and sharing the knowledge of Jesus and His Father with them and much more - right in the streets where those in need are most impoverished.

4.    STA will also travel to other cities/communities upon request (funds permitting) and assist in those communities.

 

The Vehicle to be purchased will be similar to the type of vehicle shown here in the photo, the gold bus with the wheelchair lift.  A handicap accessible vehicle with a lift is ideal - as there are many physically handicapped people on the street.   (You will also see two photos of our current 1995 Chevrolet White Cargo Van which we use as our Mobile Crisis Outreach Vehicle and is the one that will be replaced and used only to do pickups and delivery of furniture and tangible donations.)

 

The New Vehicle would be equipped with: 

*  1 Stackable washer and dryer

*  1 shower – (handicapped accessible)

*  2 toilets – (one handicapped accessible)

*  An office area with 3 work stations, 3 computers/Laptops

*  1 bed

*  Kitchen and reception area

*  Handicap wheelchair lift equipped.

 

The “Dream Machine 2012-2013!” will enable STA to have a fully equipped, 100% Mobile Crisis Outreach Unit/Office.   A place where we can interview our homeless “friends in need” right in the streets where they are, allow them to shower, launder their clothes, provide a meal – all at one time, in one location – any hour, day or night.  A relaxing, warm atmosphere to speak with them about Jesus and why He needs them.  A place to encourage them to “Take Back Their Life”.

 

You may also read more about us by clicking the link below to our main website: 

http://mobilecrisis.org/

 

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