Arete Scholars Fund is a state-approved Student Scholarship Organization (SSO) that administers the Georgia Tuition Tax Credit Scholarship Program for low‐income families. Through contributions from corporate and philanthropic partners, Arete awards need-based K4-12 scholarships and empowers parents to choose a school that best suits their child's unique gifts, talents, and learning needs.
Gateway has been serving Birmingham, Alabama through various social services longer than any other agency (over 120 years!). Gateway primarily serves children and familes in the areas of credit cousneling, foster care services, violence intervention, and other community and support services. In fact, Gateway is host to over a dozen specialized programs that serve thousands each year.
Christ Community Church is a church plant founded in 2010 in the Helena, Alabama area. Christ Community is a PCA church and is pastored by Phil Chambers. They have experienced growth of over 300% in just eight months.
Mission Firefly is a Christian-based missions organization in North Alabama. What makes Mission Firefly unique is their cowboy-esque style of "go, do, worship" while others are still planning their trip.
From their site: "Mission Firefly exists to shine light into the darkness and to share the love of Christ with “the least of these”. Our mission is to take the good news of Jesus Christ to the poor and needy of our world. Period."
Billy Taylor is the founder of Mission Firefly along with his dedicated staff and board who serve this ministry faithfully.
Joshua Twenty Four is a ministry that purposes to strengthen men and women in their walk with the Lord enabling them to become the men and women that God calls them to be in their home.
Through Joshua Twenty Four Ministry, Tony and Sallye Reppucci take every opportunity to share the challenges and struggles they have faced during 35 years of marriage, and the lessons learned by “doing marriage God’s way!”
Oak Mountain Church is a large and dynamic congregation of the PCA (Presbyterian Church in America) lead by Senior Pastor Bob Flayhart. Oak Mountain was founded in Birmingham, AL in 1989 and has an approximate weekly attendance of 1200 people.
Flint River Baptist Church in Hazel Green, Alabama is one of the youngest and fastest growing baptist churches in Madison County. Lead by Senior Pastor Steve Bell, this vibrant community represents the best North Alabama has to offer.