Honoring the Work of JustFaith Ministries Program Graduates
Announcing the FINALISTS !
We are excited to announce the finalists for the Becker Social Justice Award!
This award will recognizes a project or ministry, led by a JustFaith Ministries graduate or group of graduates, that has created social change in their community, state, nation, or world with a one-time financial award and national exposure. Mary and Gary Becker were participants in the first JustFaith class ever offered; their lives were significantly impacted and their subsequent commitment to justice and JustFaith made a remarkable difference; see more of their story here.
Below we will introduce our three finalists and tell you a little about them. To learn more about each one, be sure to follow us on social media where we will be sharing parts of their stories over the coming months.
How is the winner chosen?
By YOU!! Beginning September 1st, voting will open where members of the JustFaith Community can vote on the project or ministry they would like to see win. More details on the voting process will be sent closer to time.
The award recipient will be announced at a special ceremony on September 23, 2021 in conjunction with our 20th Anniversary Celebration for JustFaith Ministries.
My Front Door
Formed in 2005, by JustFaith graduates, they serve working families with children in Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming, between 50% and 80% of the median income as determined by HUD. They focus on ensuring successful, long-term home ownership for families and financial literacy.
Weavers of Hope
Formed in 2002 by JustFaith graduates, they provide educational assistance for students in and around Villa Garcia, Zacatecas, Mexico. They focus on preparing students for self-sufficiency through education and meaningful work.
Winter Nights Family Shelter
Formed in 2004, by Gwen Watson, a JustFaith graduate and others, they provide temporary shelter to homeless families with minor children throughout Contra Costa, California. The objective is to care for families, and to support them with services to assist toward re-housing their family.
FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FINALISTS OVER THE COMING MONTHS…