A CALL TO THE HEART / 2020
How Your Donations Are Used
Housing: First month, last month and security deposits, rental help, transitional housing, The Lord’s Place fees. (Housing is our largest expenditure)
Home Set-Up: Furniture, kitchen essential, linens, etc
Children’s Essentials: Cribs, toddler beds, diapers, clothes, blankets, toys
Utility Payments: Initial deposits, occasional monthly bills
Transportation: Uber rides, bus passes
School Fees: Uniforms, school supplies, laptops, books, application fees, testing fees, appropriate clothes, etc.
Extra-curricular Fees: Sports’ fees, uniforms, shoes, and cleats, equipment
Incentives for participants: Gift cards (Walmart, Target, Publix)
Problem Solving Payments: Car repairs, driver fines, and suspension fees
“Wish List” requests: Dance lessons, boxing lessons, a guitar
The Martha Ahr Scholarship: Recently approved higher education scholarship for qualified participants or graduates
***Every disbursement of funds originates with a request from one of the drug courts to the Finance Committee and then must be approved by the Board of Directors.
MARY AND JOHN CASTRONUOVO
MARTHA AND DAVID AHR