POVERTY & OUTREACH BOARD - EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF THE RIO GRANDE
Attached is a chart with a short synopsis of each POB grant application that was received. The top five applications were received by the original deadline and are ranked according to the vote at our Deanery Board meeting in October. We extended the deadline to Oct. 31, and the bottom four applications were received by then and ranked by vote this week. Please email Stephanie Padilla at email@example.com for the full applications.
Per Dean Robert's suggestion, I've attached is a chart with a short synopsis of each POB grant application that I received. The top five applications were received by the original deadline and are ranked according to the vote at our Deanery Board meeting in October. We extended the deadline to Oct 31, and the bottom four applications were received by then and ranked by vote this week. (I just continued with the numbering order here, since lettering them would have just confused everyone.) (In case anyone is curious, the results by vote totals were:
1- St Philip's Food Pantry
2- Epiphany Socorro Storehouse
3- St. Matthew's SVDP Food Pantry
4- St. Matthew's Angel Tree
Breakdown is as follows NW Deanery Bid Priority, Parish Sponsor, Program, 2018 Request, 2017 Grant
1 Epiphany Socorro Puerto Seguro Inc/Safe Harbour provides a day shelter, food, and clothing for impoverished residents in Socorro County. The goal of the Utility Assistance program is to meet client needs for heat and utility assistance that will enable them to stay in their homes instead of becoming homeless.
2018 request: $5,000 2017 Grant: $3,000
2 St. John's Farmington The 20 Children in the Four Corners Home Ranch Program come from situations of abuse and neglect causing emotional and behavioral issues. They benefit from receiving counseling and the animal therapy provided by our Ranch Program. Both help to foster healing within these children. 2018 Request: $5,000 2017 Grant: $4,000
3 St. Mary’s Albuquerque St. Mary’s Food Pantry provides food to those in the apartments in our neighborhood. The demographic is mostly elderly or disabled folks, with a few families with children. We serve approximately 24 individuals per week. 2018 Request: $3,000 2017 Grant: $3,000
4 St. Chad's Albuquerque Casa Q currently provides safe living options and services for 8 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, and allies who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Casa Q is located in a repurposed single family home with limited storage. We are requesting funds to purchase two locking cabinets to provide extra needed storage.
2018 Request: $1,000 2017 Grant: N/A
5 St. Michael & All Angels Albuquerque Casa San Miguel provides food, free of charge, to people at or below the poverty level of income as well as people who are experiencing financial distress. In 2017, through August, we have served 1,863 families and individuals 2018 Request: $3,000 2017 Grant: $2,000
6 St. Philips Rio Communities We provide a weekly food pantry program for the disadvantaged in our community, striving to be a reliable source of nourishment for approximately 600 people who experience hunger and food insecurity in Valencia County. 2018 Request: $2,000 2017 Grant: $2,400
7 Epiphany Socorro The Socorro Storehouse provides emergency food to 505 of the most impoverished households of Socorro County. A 1600 cubic foot storage container for equipment and supplies would free up space inside the building for more food, as well as alleviate overcrowding in our food distribution area.
2018 Request: $4,000 2017 Grant: N/A
8 St. Matthew's Los Lunas The St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry covers most of the northern half of Valencia county, serving approximately 8800 of those most at-risk and in need, including children, the elderly and the handicapped/disabled. 2018 Request: $5,000 2017 Grant: $1,200
9 St. Matthew's Los Lunas The Angel Tree program aims to show the presence of Christ during the Season of the Nativity by providing two gifts (one practical and one fun) to approximately 200 children in the name of their incarcerated parents. The key secondary benefit is the aid to reconciliation of the children to the incarcerated parent(s) 2018 Request: .$2,000 2017 Grant: $2,000
Total Requests: $30,000