Welcome to the team – Omar!

Meet the newest addition to our FreshMinistries’ family – Omar Simmons! Omar became a part of FreshMinistries over a year ago as a Case Manager and mentor of the Fresh Path program, but only recently took on the full-time position as the Fresh Futures’ Program Coordinator.   Prior to FreshMinistries, Omar worked with athletes at […]

Stories of Success – Joy

Before receiving training at the LifePoint Career Institute, Joy was struggling to find employment. She was several months behind on rent, struggling to buy necessities, and didn’t have much hope for the future. After just 10-weeks with the team at LifePoint Career Institute, Joy was taught how to professionally present herself at a job interview, […]

National Mentoring Month | Caleb’s Story

“Would you like to volunteer as a tutor?” asked my grandmother. I had no idea how this simple question would be the catalyst that would transform my values and purpose. Up to that point, I did not have very many responsibilities other than schoolwork and after-school clubs. So, being the easily-agreeable person that I am, […]

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Jacksonville-Based FreshMinistries Teams With Desmond Tutu On Global Program To End Hunger

Jacksonville-based FreshMinistries, Inc. has teamed up with South African Archbishop  Desmond Tutu to make the nonprofit’s aquaponics agricultural initiative global in an effort to fight world hunger. FreshMinistries, founded in 1989, aims to end extreme poverty by empowering people living in impoverished and high-crime neighborhoods. Under the direction of Rev. Dr. Robert V. Lee III, FreshMinistries […]

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JOIN US AT FRESHMINISTRIES’ ANNUAL TOY GIFTING

We are giving children in need the Christmas of their dreams with FreshMinistries’ Annual Toy Gifting! On Saturday, December 15th, stop by the Weaver Center for Community Outreach between 10 am – 12 pm for a beautiful winter morning filled with food, festive games, giveaways, and a visit from our special guest, Santa Claus.  Families […]

Brenau University & the Beaver Street Enterprise Center Announce Partnership Providing Onsite Professional Development Workshops

Jacksonville, FL – Beaver Street Enterprise Center is proud to announce a new partnership with The Brenau University Jacksonville campus to provide Professional Development Workshops to resident business owners. The first workshop, Business Communication Essential Skills, will be held November 1, from noon to 1 p.m. following a tenant meet and greet with Brenau personnel. Lunch […]