World Missions Extension Center



Dear FRIENDS and PARTNERS:

We had a phenomenal gathering at our June 18th FRIENDS and Partners Gathering held at Trinity College which allowed us to honor lots of children for their scholastic achievement as well as share our thanks and appreciation to  friends and partners for their support in helping us work on the following projects this summer:

  • On Monday, June 27th- August 5th:  Our 3 Camps Begin:  Adventure Day Academy. A camp for KIDZ ages 5 to 13 years old which will be held at Bunker Hill Elementary School;  Our Positive Alternatives Job Readiness Work Force Development Program for youth ages 14 to 24 years; and Our Teen Mom Program will be held at Walker Jones Educational Campus;   
  • July 2nd at 10:00am we will host a clean up fix up project and a Fund Raiser for our Teen Mom Program which is being funded to raise funds to sponsor 5 teen moms going to Camp;
  • July 9th at 9:30am we will be going to the Youth Detention Center to mentor and fellowshiop with residents incarcerated at the facility
  • Saturday, August 20th our Back to School Rally Give Away which include providing uniform vouchers to families needing help obtaining uniforms for thier children. 
  • We are looking for  contractors to help volunteer their service helping us with our Building EXPANSION Campaign to ReHab our site; which will allow us to provide child care, chapal and mentoring/tutoring services for the children, youth and families needing such services.  
  • Continuing  our partnership with the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services Just FRIENDS Chaplain's office, SERVE-DMV and other churches mentoring incarcerated youth, feeding the homeless; partnering with schools and  mentoring/tutoring youth involved in the court system.
  • We are presently taking  applications for interns interested in volunteering at one of our camps.

Have a Great Day and please consider becoming a partner as we can do more together reaching a greater number of children, youth and families in DC become sufficient in all areas of their lives.

Dr. J. Perkins, President/CEO

World Missions Inner-city EXTENSION Center Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

World Missions Inner-city EXTENSION Center Inc

1720 First Street NW

Washington, DC  20001 

Email Address:  Extensioncenter@comcast.net

 

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT:  

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
     

Accomplishments:

  • 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. 

 

Wish List:

  • 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