World Missions Inner-city EXTENSION Center Inc
1720 First Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Email Address: Extensioncenter@comcast.net
As a community based organization, the EXTENSION Center's mission is to provide Educational Training services that positively impact lives of children, youth and economically deprived families living in inner-city communities become self-sufficient in all areas of their lives.
TO ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSION:
We sponsor annually the following SIX (6) Outreach Rallies, Educational Training Programs and Good Samaritan Projects.
Outreach Rallies include:
- January a Prayer Reflections Rally;
- April a Walk-A-Thon;
- June A Scholarship Awards Ceremony;
- August a Back to School Rally,
- November a Thanksgiving Basket Give Away to needy Families and
- December Toys to Needy KIDZ Give Away.
Educational Training Programs consist of:
- Our Positive Alternatives Job Readiness/Work Readiness Program which is designed to identify jobs and work readiness/mentoring/internships for youth and adults needing employment which lead to self sufficiency in all areas of their lives;
- Parenting workshops;
- Adopt a School Mentoring/Tutoring;
- Volunteerism and Community Service;
- Mentor/Tutor an incarcerated Youth Program;
- Providing Technical Assistance ;
- Working with EX-offenders
Good Samaritan Projects:
- Providing emergency assistance to families in need
- Making referral for services needed by persons living in the community
- Fix Up/Clean up Projects
- Clothes Closet & Food Pantry
- Provided 437 inner-city Children at the DC General Shelter and the neighborhood KIDZ Backpacks with School Supplies at the August Back to School Rally;
- By partnering with McLean Bible Church, provided 980 Thanksgiving baskets to families in need of food for their Thanksgiving Meal with their families;
- Provided to 300 families and their children ( a total of 843 children) who were physically present at the December 20th Toy Give Away Rally 2529; and additionally provided over 1000 gifts/toys to families referred to World Missions from the community, the Metropolitan Police Department and the Department of Youth Rehabilitative Service;
- Sponsors weekly fellowship mentorship visits to the Youth Services Detention Center;
- Provides Homeless people living in shelters care packages, food and clothing;
- Works with schools in its Adopt a School Program which involves after school mentoring/tutoring students;
- Through its Good Samaritan Programs, various clean ups, painting, setting up libraries and other good neighbor projects were undertaken through out the year.
We are looking for People to volunteer with us as Tutors and Mentors
- We are looking for persons to serve as volunteer mentors/tutors for inner-city children, youth and adults needing help in all academic areas and work readiness training.
- We are also looking for volunteers interested in visiting and mentoring incarcerated youth in our Department of Youth Rehabilitative Services Just FRIENDS Ministry. Should you be interested in volunteering and or doing community service with us, please email us at:Extensioncenter@comcast.net.
- Contractors to donate time helping with our construction project;
- Volunteers to serve as Mentors/Tutors in our Adopt a School Project;
- Persons to help with landscaping at our site;
- A commercial Size Refrigerator/Freezer for our Food Pantry;
- Prayer Intercessors
- People to partner financially with various projects that we have undertaken
- Mentors/Tutors to visit incarcerated youth