Love Reaches Out To Birmingham, AL For Christmas

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By , February 27, 2002

On Friday, December 7, 2001 at the Allied Van Lines warehouse in Birmingham, AL, thousands gathered to receive an outpouring of love through a miracle of food and toys for the Christmas season. “Proving that you can’t out give God,” is the explanation given by Doctor Raymond F. Culpepper, Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Church of God as this holiday miracle took place. More than twenty churches, ministries and charities took part in the distribution of five semi tractor-trailers loaded with food, toys, clothing, books and supplies to Alabama families in need. Continue reading 'Love Reaches Out To Birmingham, AL For Christmas'»

Merry Christmas Birmingham

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By , February 20, 2002

On December 8, 2001, Pastor Danny Owensby and the Living Word Ministries partnered with Operation Compassion for “Merry Christmas Birmingham”. The Ministry is located in west Birmingam among the lowest income families in this area of Alabama. In addition to the toys, stocking stuffers, snacks and candy, the congregation raised funds to purchase additional big ticket items such as bicycles and trains. Continue reading 'Merry Christmas Birmingham'»

Operation Compassion Makes A Difference In Appalachia

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By , February 11, 2002
People waiting outside for Appalachia Dream Center Hot Meal Program to open.

People waiting outside for Appalachia Dream Center Hot Meal Program to open.

The purpose of Operation Compassion starting a Dream Center in the poverty stricken area of Appalachia was to make a difference in the lives of senior adults, single parents, children and the homeless. Less than one year after the dedication of the Appalachia Dream Center, it can be said that a difference is bring made. During past ten months, Appalachia Dream Center, under the direction of Michael C. Hartwell, has made a definite impact upon the people of rural West Virginia. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Makes A Difference In Appalachia'»

OPERATION COMPASSION RECEIVES 250,000 PAIRS OF SOCKS

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By , February 4, 2002

January is supposed to be a slow month for benevolent agencies. Most companies and manufacturers have released their entire stock of excess product prior to the first of the calendar year. However, January 2002 has proven to be one of the most successful months during the three-year history of Operation Compassion. Not only did Operation Compassion receive forty-nine semi truckloads of food, bottled water, clothes, frozen meat, bakery products and sundry items but also received a very large donation of socks. Continue reading 'OPERATION COMPASSION RECEIVES 250,000 PAIRS OF SOCKS'»