The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries - A Beacon of Light for the Soul in Need!
















JANUARY 2017











FEBRUARY 2017











MARCH 2017












APRIL 2017


Third Annual"Operation Back to School" 
April 18, 2017.
Beginning to accept applications.
Our goal this year is to distribute1000 School Bags filled with supplies will be given away to children of families on SSI, SSDI, TANF, and Homeless in Jefferson County.



Workshop: From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration on Children, Families and Communities.
April 21, 2017
Presentation at UAB Campus Auditorium







MAY 2017



Workshop: From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration on Children, Families and Communities.
May 22, 2017'
Vanderbilt University - Presentation










JUNE 2017



Corporate Volunteer
June 7th through June 14th
Birmingham, Al











JULY 2017











AUGUST 2017



Third Annual "Operation Back to School"
August 5, 2017
Distribution of School Bags to approved applicants.
Place: TBA


Eighth Annual "Christmas is for Kids"
August 25, 2017
Beginning to accept applications.
For our "Christmas is for Kids" holiday program for homeless, low income and indigent children and families in Alabama and eleven states that house federal prison systems.We distribute a Clothing Basket, Food Basket, Personal Hygiene Basket, Pet Care Basket for those with pets and 4-5 gifts per child in the family.

Fifth Annual "Operation Santa Claus, USMC"
August 1, 2017 through December 1, 2017
Fundraising Efforts Begin
Each year we fill hand-sown Christmas Stockings full of goodies to our men and women in the Marines that are stationed overseas for the holidays for the Marine Family Foundation.


Third  Annual "Operation Santa Claus, U.S.Army"
August 1, 2017 through December 1, 2017
Fundraising Efforts Begin
Each year we fill Christmas boxes filled with goodies for our men and women in the Army that are stationed overseas for the holidays.





SEPTEMBER 2017




Workshop: From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration on Children, Families and Communities.
September 18, 2017
UAB: TBA
1:00pm to 3:00pm
CME available.
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Woodlawn Street Market
September 23, 2017
Woodlawn (55th Street)
10:00am to 4:00pm

Vendor - Safe Haven Dog Emporium (www.safehavendogemporium.com) will be selling canine products from our Dog Shoppe and our PAWS for Life Canine Bakery.  We will also be providing desserts and treats to benefit our national partner, NO KID Hungry!








OCTOBER 2017


Fourth Annual Halloween  SPOOKTACULAR Gala with the Homeless
October 28, 2017
Place: TBA
The special event will feature door prizes, a fun costume contest, a silent auction,  a creepy spook house, and lots of yummy goodies!  The attendees will receive “Care Packages” as they leave the event.     NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WILL BE ALLOWED OR SERVED!  Security will be present.

In keeping with our tradition of giving back to the Jefferson County community, The Lighthouse for Recovery Ministries will be using all (100%) of donation and funds from the event to purchase blankets, coats and winter wear gear as well as food and personal hygiene items for distribution during directly to the homeless at the beginning of the winter season.










NOVEMBER 2017



FACES OF HOMELESSNESS Workshop
for National Homeless Month
November 14, 2017
1:00pm to 4:00pm
UAB: TBA
CME credit available.






DECEMBER  2017

Woodlawn Street Market
December 2, 2017
Woodlawn (55th Street)10:00am to 4:00pm

Vendor - Safe Haven Dog Emporium (www.safehavendogemporium.com) will be selling canine products from our Dog Shoppe and our PAWS for Life Canine Bakery.  We will also be providing desserts and treats to benefit our national partner, NO KID Hungry!




Eighth Annual "Christmas is for Kids"
December 1 through 20, 2017
Distribution of baskets will be scheduled at individual venues, dates and times in Alabama and nationwide.


Sixth Annual "Operation Santa Claus, USMC"
December 4-8, 2017
Mailing to APO for distribution by the Military.

December 23-24, 2017
Executive Director will be overseas in person to deliver the Christmas goodies to USMC personnel and canine units.


Fourth  Annual "Operation Santa Claus, U.S.Army"
December 4-8, 2017
Mailing to APO for distribution by the Military.

December 23-24, 2017
Executive Director will be overseas in person to deliver the Christmas goodies to US Army  personnel and canine units.




























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