1. Aid to Inmate Mothers, Inc.

AIM offers several programs for mothers to maintain and enhance bonds with their children throughout the mother's incarceration. Programs include a monthly Visitation Program, Storybook Program, and Parenting Classes. We expanded our reentry classes to all incarcerated women. These classes prepare participants for reentry into the community after their prison sentence.

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2. Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice

Alabama Appleseed Center for law and justice believes that Alabamians want our state to be safer and more prosperous. Our research and policy-change campaigns examine drivers of poverty and incarceration and offer evidence-based solutions for a brighter way forward. Through our coalition efforts, we create and nurture legislative action that builds a more equitable Alabama community.

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3. Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches

The mission of the Ranches is to provide Christian, family-style residential homes for Alabama's at-risk children and youth in an atmosphere where they may grow spiritually and physically into productive, responsible, and happy adults.

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4. Capital Area Adult Literacy Council

Committed to individual empowerment and community improvement through literacy, the Capital Area Adult Literacy Council provides free literacy services to adult learners.

The Capital Area Adult Literacy Council believes that literacy has a direct link to the economic and social strength of a community.

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5. Child Protect

Child Protect, Children's Advocacy Center serves children who have fallen victim to abuse by providing an environment for therapists, law enforcement, and other agencies to come together in a safe space for children to tell their story and begin the healing process.

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6. ClefWorks

ClefWorks brings more music to Montgomery - to our students and our communities - in a variety of creative ways! Our fun, creative, public concerts give Montgomery unique opportunities to see a variety of chamber music concerts in casual, approachable environments and to promote the appreciation and value of this timeless, yet evolving art form.

Montgomery's cultural vibrancy depends on access to the arts for all.

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7. Common Ground Montgomery

Our mission to bring revitalization and transform Alabama and beyond, to the glory of God, is through: 1. Building leaders from youth through long-term mentorship, biblical discipleship, and developmental programs 2. Creating an umbrella of Christian community development partners that focus on neighborhood transformation 3. Teaching principles of unity and change through the Common Ground Institute.

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8. Communities of Transformation

The mission of Communities of Transformation is to move families from surviving to thriving by developing personal leadership skills and building authentic relationships. COT provides under-resourced families with the information, skills, and support they need to create a new future story. COT seeks to walk WITH, not do FOR.

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9. Dream Court, Inc.

Dream Court's mission is to provide an adaptive tennis program to children and adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities, striving for inclusion and acceptance. The values we promote are: teamwork, individualism, excellence, love, and grace. We offer practices in the Spring, Summer, Fall, and year-round wheelchair practices.

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10. Easterseals Central Alabama

Easterseals Central Alabama provides life-enhancing programs and services to meet the individual needs of the children, teens, adults, and seniors we serve. We are here to empower our consumers to greater independence, and to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day.

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11. Family Promise of Montgomery

Family Promise is a network of individuals, community leaders, faith communities, corporate partners and civic organizations all working together to change the lives of those facing homelessness. Our holistic approach to the crisis of family homelessness includes three key areas of focus: prevention, shelter and stabilization.

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12. Friendship Mission, Inc

Friendship Mission, Inc. (FMI) provides emergency shelter, meals, other basic needs, resource connections, and intense case management to men, women, and children who are homeless. Additionally, FMI serves meals to those who are not shelter residents but are hungry and need a prepared meal. Friendship Mission’s follows the guidance provided by Matthew 25:35-40.

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13. Girls on the Run South Central Alabama

GOTR helps girls from low-income areas learn important tools to help foster self-awareness, strengthen mental health, build healthy relationships, & create positive connections to their communities. These empower them to be successful & confident at school & home. Our outreach targets girls with fewer opportunities for after- school enrichment. Over a 10-week period, the teams meet twice a week for 1.5 hours with trained volunteer coaches.

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14. HandsOn River Region

HandsOn River Region mobilizes volunteers and connects people, information, and services to meet local needs and build a strong, caring community. HandsOn River Region works with local agencies who provide Christmas assistance to eliminate gaps in services and ensure every child has a joyous holiday season.

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15. Hope Inspired Ministries

Established in January 2012 in Montgomery, Alabama, Hope Inspired Ministries (HIM) empowers unemployed individuals to succeed in employment. Our proven model has transformed marginalized community members into self-sufficient, productive citizens. Expanding to Birmingham in 2017 and Lowndes County in 2020, HIM now serves three communities, spreading hope, skills, and economic stability.

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16. MAP/Mercy House

MAP (Ministry About People) Center for Excellence - Provides a comprehensive range of support resources aimed at fostering stability & empowering individuals and families to build a better future. Mercy House - A day shelter that offers a place for individuals to seek refuge in the daytime & aims to uplift the lives of those who are struggling, ultimately contributing to the overall well-being of the community as a whole.

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17. Meals on Wheels Montgomery AL Metro Area

Meals On Wheels mission is to assist senior citizens by providing services to promote independent living, offering opportunities to enhance their quality of life, and by increasing community awareness of senior issues. For over 50 years, MOW has worked to provided hot meals and a wellness check to homebound seniors and also sponsors the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

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18. Medical Outreach Ministries

Medical Outreach Ministries provides healing hope for the uninsured in the River Region by offering free, compassionate healthcare. M.O.M.’s volunteer medical professionals offer high-quality primary and specialty care to their patients, as well as much-needed free medications. Every $1 donated to M.O.M. creates $8 worth of life-saving medical care for a patient.

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19. Mid-Alabama Coalition for the Homeless

The mission of MACH is to evaluate needs, facilitate solutions, and seek resources to end homelessness in the River Region through: Street Outreach - services for people who are sleeping in places not meant for human habitation; Homelessness Prevention - services for people at imminent risk of becoming homeless; & Rapid Rehousing - services for people who are literally homeless, living either in shelters or on the streets.

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20. Montgomery Art Center

The Montgomery Art Center was created in order to educate and inspire artistic creativity and to enrich the lives of people of all ages. We strive to help the River Region community experience and engage with art and the artists who live and work here through exhibitions, art classes and workshops designed to educate and inspire an appreciation for the arts. Participation in arts programs provides an overall sense of well-being, cognitive stimulation, and positive social interactions.

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21. Montgomery Education Foundation

We believe every child in every school should have equitable access to excellence in Education. MGM Reads encourages student literacy in underserved areas of Montgomery by building home libraries and distributing reading resources. Montgomery Education Foundation also provides access to STEM programming through STARBASE.

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22. Montgomery Habitat for Humanity

Seeking to put God's love into action, Montgomery Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope by providing affordable housing opportunities for hard-working families who need some support. Our participants in the homeownership program are required to put in "Sweat Equity" hours in preparing the home for completion.

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23. Montgomery Humane Society

The Montgomery Humane Society prevents cruelty to animals by operating an animal shelter for homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals; by operating an adoption center for healthy animals; by investigating cruelty and abuse cases; and by educating the public in animal owner responsibility.

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24. Rebuilding Together Central Alabama

Rebuilding Together Central Alabama helps neighbors in need with critical repairs which will help them live in a safe and healthy home. The repairs are provided at no cost to the homeowner through the generosity of volunteers and donors from the community.

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25. Redemption Earned

Redemption Earned provides a comprehensive array of services to identify, assist, and represent incarcerated individuals worthy of parole or work release. The services address fundamental deficiencies in the parole system without diminishing public safety or minimizing the crimes committed. Worthy individuals should not be told: “Despite your best efforts at making amends, you are no better than your worst moment.”

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26. Samaritan Counseling Center

The Samaritan Counseling Center provides faith based mental health counseling, educational programming, and professional counseling to all in need in the River Region, regardless of ability to pay, through a wellness-oriented philosophy emphasizing mind, body and spirit.

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27. Thats My Child

That's My Child, serving the Chisholm community, aims to mentor the youth through arts, education, and workforce development ending hopelessness and generational poverty within our community. We provide a job-readiness program called Teens to Work. Our program prepares local teens for the workforce while connecting them to local employers.

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28. Valiant Cross Academy

Valiant Cross Academy is a private academy, grades 6-12, serving the young men in the African American communities of Montgomery, Alabama. Our rigorous academically advanced program, along with the highest standards of personal development in Integrity, Love, Discipline, and Excellence, gives these young men the opportunities to transcend the challenges they face so that they can become a life-long success.

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29. Women in Training, Inc. (WIT)

WIT is a youth empowerment organization that advocates for menstrual equity, menstrual education, and engages girls and gender expansive youth, ages 10 to 18, in community service and social justice. Women in Training donates monthly WITKITS to meet basic menstrual health and hygiene needs. The WIT Leadership Development Academy provides instruction for girls to become compassionate global leaders.

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First United Methodist Church

2416 West Cloverdale Park, Montgomery, Alabama 36106 Map