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
We are honored to announce that The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries has been recognized as a 2015 "Top Business" recipient by DiversityBusiness.com!
Their “Top Business List” offers the most
comprehensive look at the strongest segment of the United States
economy - America's privately held companies. These companies are the
most recognized and respected which truly differentiate themselves in
our indeterminate market place. "We are proud to say this esteemed list
has been coveted by the most successful companies in the U.S and, "as one
of the strongest your company has joined its ranks!
Pamela D. Wray
has been confirmed as a finalist for the International Redemption & Justice
THE LIGHTHOUSE FOR RECOVERY MINISTRIES
HAS BEEN CHOSEN
"TOP 500 VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS FOR 2014"
The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries has been selected as the BEST OF BIRMINGHAM for Social Services in 2013
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.
The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries has been nominated for the SAMHSA’s National Recovery Month Annual Event Award Program for 2014 under Special Events for our First Annual "Halloween Spooktacular Gala with the Homeless"
Check back in late summer for information on our Second Annual Halloween Spooktacular Gala with the Homeless".
Click here for more information about last year's event.
In May, we celebrate Armed Forces Day (May 16) and Memorial Day (May 25) to honor the men and women of our nation who have sacrificed or continue to sacrifice their lives in order to keep a promise and a commitment to Uncle Sam and to all citizens of this great nation.
Our blog - DARE YOU TO READ - will be presenting articles on the positive and negative aspects of how the Veteran's Administration, their healthcare facilities, their programs and services either are beneficial or not for we veterans.
The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries is proud to announce that we are partnering with Food Network's NO KID HUNGRY! program
to promote the plight of hungry children in our communities and in our nation.
We are participating, through our new Those Precious Moments, in the Bake Sale for NO KID HUNGRY! throughout 2015 and beyond.
We will be hosting bake sales, both online and locations within our community, Halloween and Christmas Bake Sales with a few more events being scheduled such as The Special Birthday Bake Sale and Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving.
This is an ongoing commitment and we will be donating our product lines of mouth watering flavored fudge lines, mini cakes, cupcakes, cookies and muffins to each event and baked treats and desserts baked special for the beloved dog in your life. (My seven dogs have been my taste testers for all doggie baked goods - and they haven't turned them down yet!)
For more information about NO KID HUNGRY! program: click here For more information about Bake Sale for NO KID HUNGRY! program: click here For more information about The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries Bake Sale for NO KID HUNGRY! program: click here.
Our newest addition to The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries
THOSE PRECIOUS MOMENTS
IS AN ONLINE SPECIAL ORDER NONPROFIT BAKERY FOR HUMANS AND CANINES!
Veterans served our country well. You can help honor their service – and
benefit your business – by employing them.
Veterans have a proven track
record of dependability, teamwork, and individual problem solving from
their military experience that can be put to work in your organization.
Providing jobs for Veterans is one of the most important things
you can do to help those who served our country.
THE LIGHTHOUSE FOR
IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE
THAT WE ARE ONE OF GOODSHOP'S
for more information how you can shop and save money.
Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries has been selected as a Certifying
organizations (COs) as an essential part of the PVSA equation. A CO is
an organization that has been granted authority through an application
and review process to administer the PVSA to our volunteers.
recognition sets you apart from your peers. It is a tremendous honor.
Even though you may not seek recognition, your example can deliver a
powerful message that encourages others to take action.
President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the premier volunteer
awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through
presidential gratitude and national recognition. We encourage you to
take a look around, be inspired and take positive action that changes
the world and volunteer at The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries.
President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes United States citizens
and lawfully admitted, permanent residents of the United States who have
achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month time
period or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime.
As Executive Director/Founder of the Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries and recipient of the Presidential Citizens Medal and Point of Light Award,
I know the value of our volunteers who have helped and continue to
support our mission, our services and programs and our special projects
throughout the year.
individuals are our unsung heroes, the backbone of our success and our
friends and supporters and now we can repay all their hard work with
recognition through the President's Volunteer Service Awards.
We are a client organization of Hands On Birmingham and solicit for volunteers through their organization: please click here for our upcoming special projects for this year. 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
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
12, 631 693 visitors in past 2525 days
Member of the President's Council for the
National Coalition for Homelessness