May 11, 2022

Feeding the Hungry, and How to Do it Better

For decades, there have been thousands of initiatives in place to help improve hunger and food scarcity both locally and abroad. Obstacles such as climate change, the pandemic, widening socioeconomic gaps, and more, mean charities that feed the hungry are under more pressure while operating with fewer resources. That’s why […]
May 9, 2022

Four Things to Consider Before Donating to a Charitable Organization

Donating to charities is a great way to improve yourself and your communities. Giving back improves your own sense of gratitude and thankfulness, which improves mental health. However, you should not just donate to any charity without first doing some research. Let’s look at some positive attributes of well-run charity […]
March 31, 2022

Social Service Workers – A Ray of Hope for the Community

We all need a helping hand sometimes, even though that is hard for most people to admit. However, life gets hard – especially in Jacksonville. Here in our city more than 130,000 individuals (46,000 of whom are children) live in poverty. This rate is higher than the American median (source). […]
March 29, 2022

The Role of Non-profit Organizations in Society

Society – a group of people living together in some form of community. From antiquity, humans have organized themselves into societies based on geography, culture, language, religion and ideals. No matter where on Earth humans were at any given time, you would find them organizing themselves into societies because we […]
March 1, 2022

How to Choose a Charity Wisely

Food insecurity is increasing around the world despite the efforts of the best hunger charity organizations working hard to reverse this trend. Sadly, everything from economic instability to climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic and broken shipping lines are adding to the problem. Many people, just like you, want to help. […]
February 26, 2022

What are the Various Types of Social Services?

What are social services? The term “social services” covers a broad spectrum but basically, it refers to organizations that provide support to underserved communities, be they geographical, cultural, lifestyle, etc. Some service providers focus on a specific aspect (education, food insecurity, job training, housing, LGBTQ+ support). Other services support a […]
February 14, 2022

Jubilee Housing Brings Residential AQUAPONICS Facility to Adams Morgan

As Jubilee Housing prepares for the transformational development of the King Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1721 Kalorama Rd NW (KEB) and 2400 Ontario Road (Ontario Place) properties, we are especially excited for the opportunity to create a commercial kitchen-training program powered by a commercial aquaponics farm, housed in the cellar and […]
February 2, 2022

Solving the Hunger Problem – Why and How?

FreshMinistries is a non-profit organization with a driving goal to eradicate poverty. How do we do this? Through a proven combination of education and providing economic opportunities in underserved communities around the world. Our approach across all our program streams is one of creativity, problem solving, and bringing fresh ideas […]
January 31, 2022

Five Reasons to Donate to Charities and Non-Profits

Giving back helps you almost as much as it helps the recipients, but we understand why some people have hesitation about charitable giving. There are many stories of fraud, misuse of funds and unintentional mismanagement. That’s why it’s important to only donate to reputable organizations. We will get into five […]
December 26, 2021

We Have Lost a Giant and a Friend: Archbishop Desmond Tutu

My dear friends, This morning our world—a world desperately in need of moral compass and visionary leadership—lost a giant. Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu was a hero to me and countless millions around the world. He won the Nobel Peace prize, and our undying respect, with his fearless stand for truth […]