Happy New Year’s Eve!
As we eagerly prepare to welcome 2022, please "Move Together"
with Agape Child & Family Services with a financial gift to help children and families in Memphis. Not only will your gift make a notable difference and impact generations, but you also get the opportunity to take advantage of the special charitable tax benefit that the IRS has made available through TODAY. Give now at www.AgapeMeansLove.org/donate
or text Agape2021
As we close out the year, let’s reflect on how generous partners and supporters like you have "Moved Together"
with Agape Child & Family Services to provide children and families with healthy homes. We are honored and proud to report some great MOVEMENT in 2021:
Agape Child & Family Services turned 51 years old
. With your help, we continue to bring hope, faith, skills, support, encouragement, and love to thousands of underserved Memphis children and families with a focus in Frayser, Hickory Hill and Whitehaven.
Agape’s Families in Transition (FIT) turned 20 years old
. This program is dedicated to providing transitional housing and support to homeless families and their children fleeing domestic violence.
Agape Child & Family Services was re-accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA)
through an expedited process because of not receiving any out-of-compliance ratings in any of the fundamental practice standard areas.
According to an independent assessment done by Slingshot Memphis
, Agape produces $1.30 to $1.55 in estimated poverty-fighting benefits for each dollar it spends and has very strong use of best practices, systems-level change, and measurement infrastructure.
Six (6) families
participating in our Families in Transition program received vouchers for housing
, providing stability to children and families.
As we walk alongside and support families as they BREAK the cycle of generational poverty and move into a thriving and sustaining life, we are proud to report that 8.86% of families served are now economically above the poverty line
. (This compares with 2.6% of Memphis families living in poverty who ever escape poverty into a better life.)
, president & CEO, was included among Memphis Magazine's 2021 Power Players in public service.
Over 300 couples
attended the inaugural virtual “Becoming One” Marriage conference
to enhance marriages and strengthen families.
Our annual Kids Classic golf tournament
was held at TPC Southwind with one of the largest participations reported in history
Chief Human Resources Officer, Desiree Lyles Wallace
, was named a Super Woman in Business by Memphis Business Journal
We held our virtual Heartlight 2021
featuring Pastor Donnie McClurkin & Steven Curtis Chapman where over 25,000 people were reached to celebrate with us
Agape Child & Family Services was proud to be awarded Governor Lee’s Award of Excellence
, recognizing non-profit organizations that have made a significant impact in their communities.
Agape Child & Family Services was named by Commercial Appeal as one of the 2021 TOP PLACES TO WORK IN MEMPHIS!
with Agape Child & Family Services means moving children and families out of poverty into a thriving and sustaining life they desire, which will reduce poverty and ultimately impact generations.
As we celebrate the end of 2021 and prepare to welcome the new year, can we count on you to help support children and families in Memphis with your tax-deductible year-end donation?
Thank you in advance for "Moving Together"
with Agape Child & Family Services in love as one to advance God’s Kingdom in our city. Please give online NOW
and find out more about our mission and ministry at www.AgapeMeansLove.org
or simply text Agape2021
Prayers for you and your family for a healthy, safe, peaceful, and prosperous 2022! Let’s "Move Together"
to ensure the same for children and families in the Mid-South.