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Light of Life Rescue Mission Pittsburgh 2016

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A peek into the ministries of Light of Life
April 19, 2016

In 2015 they:  Provided over 192,000 meals to those in need·   Provided over 8,000 nights of shelter homeless men·   Provided 476 Thanksgiving  See more

BENEFITING: Light of Life Ministries

ORGANIZER: Light of Life Ministries

EVENT: Pittsburgh Marathon 2016

EVENT DATE: May 01, 2016

Amy Cornelius

THE STORY:

Light of Life Ministries wrote -

Website: http://www.lightoflife.org

Light of Life is well-known for providing meals and shelter, but offering basic needs is only one aspect of a broader, multi-faceted mission. We aim to transform the lives of those we serve with faith-based counseling, education, and rehabilitation programming designed to provide essential life resources and empower people to become addiction-free, wage-earning citizens, caring parents, skilled employees and lifelong learners.We serve approximately 1,000 unduplicated people each year.

Light of Life provides comprehensive services to the poor and homeless which fall under two main areas: the Recovery Program and Samaritan Ministries. Our Recovery Program delivers a holistic approach to address the root causes of homelessness and poverty, combining housing with addiction recovery, education and career training, life skills, spiritual enrichment, and other vital services. Samaritan Ministries provide critical points of entry for indigent people seeking help for immediate needs including food, shelter and spiritual outreach.

Light of Life aims to help people to:

Stabilize their lives through access to basic needs
Build a foundation for living addiction-free lives
Have access to educational resources
Learn new skills to achieve career goals
Gain self-esteem, self-determination and essential life skills through group and individual counseling
Gain a sense of hope and purpose through Light of Life’s loving, supportive environment

By equipping those less fortunate with tools to overcome poverty and other adversities, Light of Life helps improve the quality of life for the next generation. With functional, caring parents, children have the chance to succeed in school and grow up as healthy, productive citizens. As a result, Pittsburgh communities can grow and prosper.

Here are some of the ways we’ll use the funds you raise:

$2.58 covers the cost of one meal
$40 cover the cost of one night of shelter for one person
$385 covers the cost of one day of programming for our Women and Children’s Program
$1,000 covers the cost of mattresses, pillows, bedding, and towels for the shelter for one year.

Facebook: facebook.com/light.of.life.rescue.mission

Twitter: @LightofLife

Instagram: @LightofLife

$385

MONEY RAISED
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  • Brady and Susan Randall

    $10

  • Bill Painter

    $10

  • Lauren Pfeiffer

    $10

  • Courtney Williams

    $10

  • Betsy Hawley

    $20

  • The Henderson Family

    $50

  • Steve Pepmeyer

    $20

  • Jackie Wick

    $10

  • friends from Orchard Hill Church - Cultural Disitrict

    $100

  • Sara Venturi

    $10

  • Janice Kyle

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Shelley Rohrer

    $20

  • Kathy Boehmig

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $10

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110% Raised of $350 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $136,881 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

jessi marsh

Amount Raised

$27,325

Fundraiser Title

Doug Smith

Amount Raised

$21,645

 

135% Raised of $16,020 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Cookie and Cory Miller

Amount Raised

$5,224

 

104% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Heidi Allison

Amount Raised

$4,350

 

87% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Howard Moss

Amount Raised

$4,231

 

106% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Mike Higgins

Amount Raised

$3,206

 

128% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Karen Ilkin

Amount Raised

$3,000

 

120% Raised of $2,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Colin and Liam Brady

Amount Raised

$2,225

 

111% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Kathy Boehmig

Kathy Boehmig

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

Shelley Rohrer

Shelley Rohrer

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Janice Kyle

Janice Kyle

DONATION: $10

In Memory of Barry Boros 1 year ago

Sara Venturi

Sara Venturi

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

friends from Orchard Hill Church - Cultural Disitrict

friends from Orchard Hill Church - Cultural Disitrict

DONATION: $100

Go Amy! 1 year ago

Jackie Wick

Jackie Wick

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Steve Pepmeyer

Steve Pepmeyer

DONATION: $20

1 year ago