Professional Expertise Used to Establish Mentoring Program

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in Mentoring, Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

Melissa Rotholz Designs Mission of Yahweh Mentoring Program   When Melissa Rotholz, a professional in human resource development attended her first Get Together NW Luncheon, she saw immediately that one ministry could use her skills and expertise. The Mission of Yahweh, a ministry that provides shelter for women and children, needed a mentoring program. After a visit to the Mission, she became determined to use the skills she had used professionally to design and...

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GT Bay Area – Serving Hope at Village Café

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in Met Needs, News, The Get Together: Bay Area |

    “I am not a restaurateur,” stated Sharon Proulx, Executive Director of Hope Village, “But I am excellent at serving the special needs of Hope Village residents.” Since 1970, Hope Village has provided quality, affordable residential and support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Hope Village also provides opportunities for Village residents to learn job skills and interact with the public working at their on-site...

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Love. Trust. Self Reliance.

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

“Nothing stops a bullet like a job.” – an impactful statement illustrated by the story of Houston’s Third Ward.  Generation One nonprofit Executive Director, Mike Malkemes, “There are several factors that create an environment of unemployment and destitution: girls having babies at a young age, a lack of discipline and instruction from adults, broken families that lead to broken education systems, crime, gangs, and drugs. But at Generation One there is hope, and once...

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GT Members Serve Veterans

Posted on Jan 22, 2014 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

U. S. Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner 47 Volunteers from The Get Together welcomed and served  veterans and their families at Project LIFT’s Annual Veteran’s Thanksgiving Dinner.  These men and women, who valiantly and bravely served our country, received a hearty meal, door prizes and information on services that are available to them.  Serving at this event is an annual highlight for The Get Together family.  Pictured are GT Member, Helene Maltzman and Rev....

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Boxes of Love Provides Thanksgiving Meals for 800 Families

Posted on Dec 3, 2013 in Events, Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

Since 2010, Get Together members and their families have participated in Boxes of Love, an annual Thanksgiving outreach spearheaded by GT members Scott Brown and Tony Mayer.  What started out as a modest effort to feed 100 families, this annual outpouring of food, love and fellowship fed 800 families served by 17 ministries in Harris and Brazoria Counties. Here is an inspiring testimony from the key Kroger Employee who helped process the food order for Boxes of Love:...

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