ARISE2Read volunteers tutor elementary students one hour per week utilizing a simple sight word approach, to improve the literacy and reading skills of our public-school students.
MISSION STATEMENT: Meeting basic human needs through FEEDING, CLOTHING, SHELTERING, COUNSELING and changing lives for GOOD based upon New Testament teachings of Jesus Christ. Good Shepherd Mission has filled compelling needs in our community since 1984. Many of the Housing and Food Insecure students in HISD and SHSU now utilize the services of Good Shepherd Mission, straining an already stretched food budget and bed availability originally intended for the homeless and elderly.
A mini-town created for law enforcement personnel to educate children about traffic and pedestrian safety, Safety Town reaches over 1,000 children annually. As Huntsville grows, traffic safety will become more important each year.
* Educational Scholarships
* Assistance to Housing Insecure Students
* I Like Me books—a unique, personalized reading enhancement program for all HISD Kindergarten students