Manna Worldwide is on a mission to rescue children from the grip of poverty. There are 2.2 billion children in the world and 1 billion are living in poverty. To help change that face of poverty, Manna is working with its partners provide nutrition, education, and spiritual growth. This Christian organization focuses on caring for impoverished children in 41 countries around the world with over 160 projects that consist of nutrition centers, orphanages, medical clinics, schools, clean water projects and micro-finance ventures.
Presbyterian Night Shelter has one of the most successful transitional housing programs for veterans in the United States, preparing them for permanent, independent housing within 24 months. With semi-private facilities, veterans can prepare their own meals and have separate recreation, as well as access to showers, laundry services and a computer lab. Presbyterian Night Shelter works with Veterans Affairs to secure and retain employment for homeless veteran clients, move them into permanent housing and eliminate or minimize barriers to continued self-sufficiency.
The Roakoke Food Pantry assists families in need year round, primarily women and children, although help is given to any and all members of our community that are in need. Most of our families live in the NISD area. On average, the Roanoke Food Pantry helps provide 75 families a month with food. In addition, they help with: Clothing, Health/Hygiene supplies, Medical/Dental care, Utility payments, Furniture/Appliances.
Established in 1995, Upward Sports is the world’s largest Christian youth sports provider. Upward Sports is the only organization that offers the 360 Progression™, a uniquely designed total sports experience that adapts and expands as players grow in their personal athletic journeys. The 360 Progression develops total athletes mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially – producing players who excel both on and off the field.