WorldLegacy Urban Ministries Project
The NC131 Leadership Team chose the Urban Ministries of Durham, NC as their Legacy project. The Urban Ministries believes that no one should be without the basic needs of food, clean clothing and a safe place to sleep, regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or disability. Every day, they provide food, clothing, shelter, and supportive services to neighbors in need. The team replaced many malfunctioning items in the large commercial kitchen including a steam serving table, food warming cabinet, two steamers, a commercial strength microwave oven, high-grade cutlery, and a two-burner breakfast griddle. In addition, they placed a high quality play structure and two commercial grade picnic tables outside for young families with children. The budget including all contracted labor, supplies, materials and services was $35,000.
We the Electrifying Leaders of NC 131 stand for Integrity, Love, and Infinite Possibility!Our vision is to make a difference in this world for families and children. Given our tough economy, many families including young children have been left destitute and often homeless. In order to reduce this great suffering of destitute families, in order to create a more equitable world, in order to empower those in great need, and in order to break the cycle of poverty that leads to diminished capacity to uplift themselves, we propose that we attend to the greatest current needs of Urban Ministries of Durham, a unique non-profit center that addresses these needs. Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD) is located at 410 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701.
Urban Ministries believes that no one should be without the basic needs of food, clean clothing and a safe place to sleep, regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or disability. Every day, they provide food, clothing, shelter, and supportive services to neighbors in need. UMD plays a critical role in Durham’s continuum of care network as the primary point of entry to homelessness prevention, re-housing and emergency services for a large portion of the area’s homeless and poverty-stricken population.
- Project Details
To support the UMD in carrying out their mission through sourcing new commercial appliances for their kitchen, refurbishing and refreshing an outdoor play and picnic area, and computer furniture. Additionally, we plan to have a coin drive, the proceeds will be donated to the UMD to support their food pantry.
Two (2) Commercial-size Steamers, Food Warmer, 6-7 ft high, Steam Serving table with 3 to 5 warmers, Industrial strength Microwave Oven, Flat topper 2-burner skillet, High quality cutlery
Sand lot clean up, Two high endurance picnic tables
The tangible results of NC 131’s vision for this project are to greatly contribute to the high quality preparation and serving of the 1800 meals per week at the Mission and to offer a place of play in the fresh air and sunshine in their beautiful court-yard for the young families with children. By committing to this, we will make a difference in how UMD will continue to do their great work in this community.