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Empower Polk bringing us Up to Speed

So grateful for GiveWell Community Foundation’s Empower Polk Grant for funding this new website and a host of other Social Media enhancements. All for the good of engaging…

Making a Difference

Our Education Director Christina Allen has been combing over the data from our post-summer camp testing. Summer-Bridge Camp is a blend of academics and enrichments…

Golf Tournament

Twenty-two teams of golfers got to love their neighbors in the Parker Street neighborhood in an easy way on Monday, October 8 at the annual Harrell’s Fertilizer Charities Golf Tournament benefiting Parker Street…

Neighborhood Families Help Plan Christmas Store

Fourteen Parker Street households signed up to help promote Neighborhood Christmas Store at a family workshop/dinner on October 3. While the kids were making Advent calendars, parents talked about…

City of Lakeland Awards First Surf Lakeland Access

Parker Street Ministries will receive access to Surf Lakeland in the months ahead. We applied to be part of this City-sponsored grant that seeks to relieve damage from the Digital Divide that affects so many…

Money Smart Saturday Workshops Coming Soon

The FDIC is updating their widely-used Money Smart curriculum for adults. We have been using the older version for three years and are ready for this change-up. When the new version is released…

Job Skills R Us

Libertore Fund for Children for funds this summer’s first Cohort of the Future Workforce Program.

Financial Fitness with the Fam

Financial Fitness Workshops are being presented quarterly to families as part of our Make [My] Money Last program. Early release days, a meal, and fun prizes proved to be a great draw for sixty-something attendees. So far, in 2016, two family workshops have been held....