Relief Services changes lives as we help our friends move from a low level of self sustainability to higher levels over time.
Relief Services are a cooperative of services designed to help our friends save money, stay out of debt, take care of themselves and their families and look at their lives circumstances from a biblical perspective rather than a worldly one.
How do we do this?
Create a current financial picture by building a budget so we have an idea of our friends disposable income might be. Most of our friends struggle to make ends meet so we create the financial picture so they can see exactly where there money is going and how they can make changes that effect how much they could possible save. What an eye opening experience this has been for our friends who didn't know they had 50 or 300 in disposable income.
Our savings program is a two year program that provides an incentive where we match 100% up to a maximum of $500 saved per year. If a friend saves $500 in a year we match that with $500 so they would have $1000. We do this for a second year without withdrawals they would have $2000. Any amount saved is a win as we encourage our friends to ready themselves for the rainy day ahead.
No-Interest Micro Loan Program is a program designed to keep our friends from utilizing pawn shops and payday loan places to actually put them in more debt than they were in beforehand. Relief Service members can borrow up to $500 for any bill and then pay that back over a 6, 10, or 12 month time frame. This relief service