Potter’s House Report March 2018
Potter’s House at Virginia Beach United Methodist provides services to the homeless, the working poor, and those in crisis situations, who are residents of Virginia Beach. Assistance is available for Rent, Utilities, Birth Certificates – Domestic and Foreign, State of Virginia ID Card, Personal Hygiene Items, and Bicycles and Bicycle Repair (proof of minimum of 2 weeks employment required to obtain a bicycle). Clients are eligible for financial assistance once a year.
In March, a total of $3212.90 was spent which translated into $25,547.99 worth of support to our working poor and homeless population:
- 564 lunches were served
- 356 households were given food feeding 856
- 277 volunteers participated
- 340 interviews were conducted
Various reasons for needing assistance were:
- Laid off due to a sick child and not receiving child support
- Unemployed for a few months and husband is disabled
- Ex-husband stopped paying child support
- Disabled veteran
- Had stroke in Jan
Please keep these people and others in your prayers.