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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Helping Students Hone Their Business Skills

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in News, Testimonials |

Kids participating in Agape Development’s summer program honed their business and marketing skills by hosting snow cone sales at locations throughout Houston.  WorkFaith Connection and Marek Brothers Construction were some of Agape’s first customers. The main purpose of the snow cone sale was to aid the teens in preparation for the job market and to provide a foundation for basic business skills. Since these kids  practically ran the sale by themselves, they...

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ENGAGE – Lunch Group Brainstorms to Meet Ministries’ Needs

Posted on Jul 23, 2013 in Met Needs, Ministry Needs, News, Testimonials |

By Don Maines, Houston Chronicle May 28,2013 Photo by Pin Lam/Freelance When it comes to ministries seeking help, a local business network encourages them to ask and does its best to make sure they receive. Members of The Get Together have met each month for lunch to assess the needs of Christ-centered ministries and come up with creative solutions to meet them, executive director Cathy Lawdanski said. A portion of every meeting is spent presenting the needs of various...

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Exciting things happened at last week’s GT Luncheon!

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Met Needs, News, Testimonials |

What a joy it was to watch God work through those attending the Get Together lunch yesterday! Of course many partner ministry needs are met every month at our lunch programs, but God’s hand was particularly obvious in some of the needs met yesterday. · Generation One asked for a 15-thread Highland Embroidery machine – and someone sitting not 10 feet from them at the next table had one for them! · Casa El Buen Samaritano needed an EKG machine – they asked for one – and...

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