WE ARE THE KEY TO YOUR FUTURE!
Pamela D. Wray, Executive Director/Founder
Pamela D. Wray, Executive Director/Founder, has been nominated for 2014 White House Champion of Change for Expanding Reentry
THE LIGHTHOUSE FOR RECOVERY MINISTRIES
HAS BEEN CHOSEN
"TOP 500 VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS FOR 2014"
Pamela D. Wray
of The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries has been selected as the "Outstanding Woman in the Community" Award for 2014.
Click herefor Point of Light's tribute to Pamela Wray
We are not a church, faith-based
or a religious organization -
we adhere to
our Christian principals
and ethics in all we do.
U.S. WOMEN'S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
2013 "EMERGING STAR" AWARD.
Nominee, WCBNA "2012 Small Business
Nominee, 13th Annual National Business Award
2012, nominated in 8 categories
Nominee, Lady Godiva Women of Inspiration, 2012
Our Program's Christian Philosophy is:
Always Stand Up for What is Right, Even if You Stand Alone.
The Best Success is Measured from Working within the Trenches.
The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries offers
Transitional Resettlement Services for
the Homeless, Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Domestic Violence,
At-Risk Youth, Animal Advocacy, Veterans and Prison Re-entry, state and federal.
Pamela D. Wray
of The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries
has been selected to present a workshop entitled:
From Prison to Home: The Effects of Incarceration on Families, Children and Communities.
workshop will present new research emerging that demonstrates that strategies
targeting stronger relationships between offenders and their families correlate
with better offender outcomes. For this reason, corrections agencies and their
partners are becoming increasingly interested in the role families can play in
promoting successful reentry.
For more information about the Prisoner's Family Conference, click here or Printable Flyer, click here.
CHECK BACK IN MAY 2015 FOR OUR NEWEST PROJECT:
Treasure Trove for Teachers
As a veteran myself with the U.S. Army Special Operations Command from 1979-1986, I have a special place in my heart for all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces to protect our rights of freedom and peace at home
throughout the world.
Please visit our pagededicated to these brave men and women who put their lives on the line each minute of the day so you don't have to and donate to worthy causes that help support our returning veterans. OUR 2014 CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS
Christmas is for Kids 2014:
Through the generosity of all military personnel, businesses
and companies and individuals we were able to provide and distribute from
December 1 - 24, 2014 to twelve states under the federal prison system and the
State of Alabama, the following to all clients under our Christmas is for Kids
program for 2014:
- 28960 gifts
of toys for the children.
worth of food, including complete Christmas Dinners for all families
- $1, 791,914
worth of new clothing, including much needed winter clothing, were distributed
to all families.
worth of dog and cat treats, $9815.00 worth of veterinarian and grooming
service gift certificates for dogs and cats for 200 hand sown stockings and $45,351.00
worth of 10 lb. bags of dog and cat food to each family for their pets.
worth of personal hygiene items for each family.
Christmas Cards and donations of 2080 books of 20 stamps our postage for
mailing and each card had a book of stamps included within for each recipient.
worth of Christmas gift wrapping paper, bags and bows for all gifts and baskets
for each family.
worth of gas gift cards for distribution and free rentals of 9 24 ft. vans to
distribute the items to each family.
Operation Santa Claus USMC
We shipped 2500 stockings to our
troops so far this year to our men and women who are serving their country
abroad this holiday season under the Marine Family Foundation’s program.
Operation Santa Claus - U.S. Army
We shipped 3200 Christmas Boxes to
our troops who were stationed overseas during the 2014 holidays.
ADDICTION RESOURCE GUIDE
January 26 - February 1, 2015!
For 2015, we will be offering parole plans for our clients only!
This year, we are concentrating on re-opening,
4 Programs for Men
4 Transitional Housing Programs for Women
An At-Risk Youth Center to house 200 teenagers
Family Transitional Housing Program to house 100 families with children
ALL MONETARY/PRODUCT DONATIONS FOR THESE PROJECTS ARE
100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE TO THE ENTITY "PROVIDING" THE DONATION.
WE WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH A TAX DEDUCTIBLE RECEIPT FOR ALL DONATIONS FROM THE LIGHTHOUSE FOR RECOVERY MINISTRIES.
JOINT PARTNER WITH:
Prison Fellowship International
Billy Graham Institute for Prison Ministry
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and
the other to give with.
------Rev. Billy Graham
" May the Christian church never be regarded as a special interest group. We're here because we love our neighbor."
-------Charles Colsom, Prison Fellowship
(knew him for 30 years before his recent death)
There is never a charge for any of our services and we donate our time and labor to The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries, we are not paid for helping others, therefore 100% of all donations are used for assistance and help for those less fortunate.
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
140 58th St., N
Birmingham, AL 35212
Telephone: 205-834-6272 (Executive Director's cell phone)
Monday through Friday
9:0am to 7:00pm
Pamela D. Wray
5, 269, 693 visitors in past 1650 days
Member of the President's Council for the
National Coalition for Homelessness