C.A.R.E.S Community Relief and Assistance Efforts

Spring Creek United Methodist Church C.A.R.E.S  is an outreach ministry of Spring Creek United Methodist Church. The purpose of C.A.R.E.S is to provide individuals/families within the Texas counties of Bexar, Comal and Kendall with transformational assistance to recover from personal or financial emergencies that put themselves, their family, their continued employment, health and/or residence at risk. This assistance will target persons who have the ability to provide for their own needs until they are faced with an unforeseen circumstance that puts that individual/family at risk for falling into a future of recurring assistance, potential homelessness and for families and children, the possibility of generational poverty. The transformational assistance would be significant enough to see the individual/family through their current challenge and provide a “hand up” that will put them back on track to being self sufficient without further assistance. C.A.R.E.S will provide in-kind assistance by paying for expenses related to such needs as Rent/Mortgage, Household Expenses, Home/Business/Auto Repair, Medical/Health/Rehabilitation and Training/Employment/Education. This list is not comprehensive but provides the intent of the Fund’s uses. C.A.R.E.S. will not provide cash to individual recipients. As needed, the recipient may be required to attend financial training that will assist them with budgeting and managing their available resources in the future.

Spring Creek United Methodist Church Disaster Relief Effort is an outreach ministry of Spring Creek United Methodist Church. The purpose of C.A.R.E.S is to provide individuals with in-kind assistance to address needs that arise from natural disasters, catastrophic events, or other emergencies, if such needs are not addressed by the individuals’ existing financial resources, insurance, government assistance, or other private assistance. C.A.R.E.S will provide in-kind assistance by paying for property, the use of property, or services necessary to meet a recipient’s needs.  C.A.R.E.S will not provide cash to individual recipients.

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