City University teams up with Mid-South Food Bank!
“We are bringing over 30,000 pounds of food to heavily affected areas in Memphis. Today, we distributed at City University in Whitehaven. Tomorrow, we will be at Orange Mound Community Center at 2 o’clock. We will then take it to Frayser and distribute at the Ed Rice Community Center at 2 o’clock on Thursday.
All clients will need a government issued ID and a MLGW bill with the matching name or address of their ID.  If you know anyone in need, send them our way!”

The Family Safety Center Needs You!

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The Family Safety Center is one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence.

By co-locating the services of our 31 partner agencies in one location, Family Safety Center is able to better serve the hurting families of Memphis and Shelby County who are caught up in the trauma of domestic violence. We provide assistance to the victims and help them navigate through the many services available to them. Ultimately, we strive to reduce incidents of domestic violence and strengthen families in Memphis and Shelby County.

 

Due to our increase in clients receiving Emergency Housing services, we are in immediate need of the following items:

 

  • Pots and pans
  • Dishes
  • Utensils
  • Can openers
  • Gently used/clean/and or new Bedding
  • New Towels
  • Pillows
  • Can openers (manual or electric)

You can donate items during our office hours  MondayFriday from 8 AM – 4:30 PM. If you need additional information, please contact Mia Harvey at 901.222.4424 or mia@familysafetycenter.org

 

 

Choose901 Spring Popup Shop

 April 12, 2016 – Choose901 will host a Spring Popup Shop on April 22nd and 23rd at Visible Music College, located at 200 Madison Avenue. Proud locals can shop more than 33 different Memphis-themed t-shirt designs and get a hold of new items such as totes, dry-fit athletic wear, onesies and more. The inventory will also feature a variation on an old classic, the Choose901 tri-star tank.   

 Local vendors and artists will also make an appearance at the popup. The Reverb Coffee Truck and Pink Diva Cupcakery will be on site for your mid-day to late-afternoon pick-me-up. Additional vendors will be announced soon.  

What: Choose901 Spring Popup Shop

When: Friday, April 22, 3pm-7pm and Saturday, April 23, 10am-3pm

Where: Visible Music College, 200 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103

 Photo caption: April Pruett, Mallory Strawn and Kelsie Carter show off the new Choose901 totes.  

Photo credit: Amanda Hill

About Choose901 

Choose901 is a movement of passionate Memphians who want to invest and enjoy their lives in the Bluff City. Choose901 exists to share these great things and introduce these great people to each other while being a positive megaphone to the rest of the world.

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The River Community Services Agency Inc. presents a new workforce development program C.L.I.M.B. (Creating Lifetime Independence Moving Barriers) Initiative. The mission of C.L.I.M.B. is to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities by promoting career and economic growth.

As part of the River’s new commitment to assist local residents in obtaining employment, the River is pleased to announce a series of in-person workshops beginning Tuesday February 23, 2016 at 10 AM in the O.D. Family Life Center at 3560 S. Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109.

Our workshops will focus on preparing job seekers for the current workforce. Participants will receive detailed materials about the topics presented and hands-on practice sessions with members of the community.

Topics include:

  • Résumé and Cover Letter Development
  • Interview Skills
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Dressing for Success on an Interview

We also sponsor and provide:

  • One-on-One Career Counseling
  • Resume Assistance
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Job fairs, including Industry-Specific Fairs

For more information about the program email community@riversidembc.org

To register for the program, please complete attached registration form or contact us at 901-789-4570.

 

CLIMB Registration Form

CLIMB Program Information

We just want to let you know that Trinity is here for anyone in need.  God put it upon our hearts to let the people know.  If there is someone out there who need help with food, clothing or even shelter if we have available space, please contact us at our office at (901) 786-1220 or (901) 729-7180.

We also have reserved beds available for men and women on probation with no income.  Food and clothing is available now for anyone, including working people as well.

Please feel free to call us if you or someone you know are in need.

God Bless Each of You!!!!!!

Staff Team

Trinity Community Coalition Outreach, Inc

425 West Peebles Road

Memphis, Tn 38109

Help Couture Cares turn prom dreams into reality for inner city high school girls in the Mid-South at the third annual Her Prom Closet Drive. Donate your new or gently used formal wear, shoes, jewelry and accessories at any of the following convenient locations:

-Dr. Derrick Payne, DDS: 4466 Elvis Presley, Suite 246

-B Extended: 4202 HACKS Cross, Suite 117

-Jolie Hair Studio: 3060 Forest Hill

-Major Pieces Boutique: 5681 Mt. Moriah Suite 107

-Nail and Skin Bar: 247 S Cooper St.

-Studio 137: 5111 Millbranch Rd.

-Essential Hair Salon: 6301 Winchester Rd.

-State Farm Insurance (c/o Misty Rosser White): 3872 Elvis Presley Blvd.

Questions? Contact Ms. Davina Jones (901)301-7296 orinfo@couturecares.com

 

Sarah Glaser, Community and Outreach Specialist

Office of Community and Outreach

108 South Hollywood | Memphis, TN | (901)416-0662

IF YOU CAN SAVE $1,000, WE WILL MATCH YOUR SAVINGS WITH AN ADDITIONAL $2,000 TO HELP YOU PURCHASE A HOME, COMPUTER, OPEN A SMALL BUSINESS OR FURTHER YOUR EDUCATION. 

Introducing  THE SAVE UP PROGRAM

An asset-building Program sponsored by the RISE Foundation

You may qualify if you are employed and on Section 8 through MHA, or if you are employed and eligible to file for Earned Income Tax Credits.  You must meet RISE qualification guidelines.

APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED AT THE ORIENTATION SESSION

WHEN:    Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 5:45 pm

WHERE:    RISE FOUNDATION 

2650 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 2400, Memphis, TN  38118

 CALL (901) 507-8884 to RSVP AND (901) 507-8883 TO LISTEN TO  A DETAILED OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM.