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Stay in the LAMP LOOP

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1 day ago Goal for July 31st! Goal for July 31st! View on facebook 6 days ago The Brush Up for LAMP! In 1984, a small group of individuals, churches, and the synagogue in Lowndes County, Georgia, formed Lowndes Associated Ministries to People (LAMP) as a clearinghouse that would monitor and steward the distribution of local assistance dollars. Over the years, LAMP has become more than just a clearinghouse, it is now Lowndes County and the surrounding area’s local mission for the homeless. LAMP is funded through grant money as well as private donations from the community. “LAMP is a caring community of faith providing for the basic needs of homeless and hurting members of our community. We believe that all persons are created in the image of God. We operate on the premise that all of God’s children have the same needs of food, clothing, shelter and love.” Our Mission: A hand up, not a handout! ... See more View on facebook 1 week ago Timeline Photos Did you know, our clients are provided with numerous resources to obtain and maintain self-sufficiency. This includes referral to our Rapid Re-Housing program, Life Skills Classes, Child Care, and Transportation to and from doctor appointment, school, and housing searches. We also use resources provided by community partners such as Behavioral Health, to further assist our clients in maintaining permanent housing. ... See more View on facebook 1 week ago Timeline Photos View on facebook 1 week ago Timeline Photos Our New Horizons Shelter serves single men, single women, and families with children from nine surrounding counties. Our Shelter is open to the residents from 4pm to 8am, Monday-Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Our administrative office including the Day Center is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. Intakes are conducted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Single men are encouraged to attend the Salvation Army for seven days prior to entry into LAMP. In order to process, residents must provide LAMP staff with a clearance form from the Valdosta Police Department to screen out those with active warrants and sex offenders to ensure the safety of our children. If the shelter is full, we may place clients in a hotel for up to two weeks if funds are available. Residents maintain the facility. They are responsible for cleaning their individual rooms and bathrooms, as well as common areas of the shelter. All cooking and serving of food is performed by designated residents, with supervision. Breakfast and dinner are served daily with lunch being served on the weekends. ... See more View on facebook 2 weeks ago Timeline Photos Due to a generous donation of tomatoes, our clients will be learning how to can tomatoes. We are in need of quart sized canning jars and lids to make this opportunity possible for our clients. If you are interested in donating these items please contact Ms Gayle in the Day Center at 229-245-7157. ... See more View on facebook 3 weeks ago Timeline Photos "Amy" is one of our many successes here at Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, Inc. (LAMP). Two years ago, Amy came to LAMP with nothing but the clothes on her back and $3 to her name. Coming out of a break-up from her then boyfriend, Amy realized...

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Moody AFB Donates Jackets to LAMP

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Moody AFB Donates Jackets to LAMP

Thank you to Moody Air Force Base for donating 150 jackets to the LAMP clothes pantry. Pictured here is LAMP’s Interim Executive Director Sally Willis with a Moody airman.

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Lake Park Elementary Beta Club Donates 150 Hygiene Bags

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Lake Park Elementary Beta Club Donates 150 Hygiene Bags

The Lake Park Elementary School Beta Club recently donated 150 hygiene bags for Project Homeless Connect. Thank you so much to these outstanding young civil servants for your generous donation!

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Mount Calvary Baptist Church Donates to LAMP

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Mount Calvary Baptist Church Donates to LAMP

Pastor David Adams of Mount Calvary Baptist church, along with his wife Michelle, presents Sam McCord of LAMP, a check for $1,000. Pastor Adams serves on the Board of Directors at LAMP.

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Recent Donations

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Recent Donations

       

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Celebrity Art Auction

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Celebrity Art Auction

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Sporting Clays Tournament

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Sporting Clays Tournament

On May 2, 2015 at Southwind Sporting Clays, Southwest Georgia Bank placed first to win the LAMP Banker’s Trophy. On the right Sam McCord, Executive Director at LAMP is seen presenting trophy to Travis Hill from Southwest Georgia Bank.  Shooting along with Travis Smith were Jud Tanner, Terry Smith, Guiseppe Pistelli, and Steve Purdy.

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Please Choose LAMP

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Please Choose LAMP

Turner’s 100th Anniversary $100,000 Charitable Donation Details Earn Money For Your Charity This Year We want to thank our local communities for supporting Turner’s for 100 years. So, we are donating $100,000 to local qualified charities this year. How It Works Customers register in store March 2015 – December 2015 for a chance to win a share of $100,000 in free furniture. Drawings held monthly with 28 winners per month. There will be winners from all 10 Turner’s locations. The winning individuals then choose a qualified charity to receive a matching cash donation from Turner’s. Monthly winning breakdown: One $5,000 winner…$5,000 donation to individual’s charity of choice One $1,000 winner…$1,000 donation to individual’s charity of choice Two $500 winners…$500 donation to individuals’ charity of choice ($500 to each charity) Four $250 winners…$250 donation to individuals’ charity of choice ($250 to each charity) Twenty $100 winners…$100 donation to individuals’ charity of choice ($100 to each charity) Each month, a total of $10,000 in FREE furniture will go to individuals and a total of $10,000 in cash to charities. By the end of the year, a total of $100,000 in FREE furniture will be given to individuals and $100,000 in cash will be donated to charities. Individuals can win one time throughout the duration of contest. There is no limit on how many times a charity can receive the matching donation. How You Can Help Help us spread the word while increasing your chance of getting a donation for your charity! Please pass along this information to your board members and affiliates. If you have a newsletter or website, we’ll be happy to send you information/logos to use. It’s a win-win! With new drawings held each month, your members have a chance to win a gift certificate for free furniture AND choose your charity to receive a matching donation! For questions or more information, please contact Staci Wright, marketing director for Turner’s Furniture, at 229.432.0766 or [email protected] Charity must service the areas where our stores are located and benefit the broad population. They should also have a 501(c)(3). All charities must meet Turner’s qualifications, and we reserve the right to refuse donation to any charity who does not meet the guidelines. Turner’s employees and their immediate families are not eligible to...

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LAMP Receives Check from the Douglas Henderson III Memorial Fund

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LAMP Receives Check from the Douglas Henderson III Memorial Fund

Beverly Henderson along with her grandson Charlie Henderson presented Sam McCord of LAMP a check to help with their new emergency shelter for men. Each year the Douglas Henderson III Memorial Fund hosts a golf tournament, which has given away over $300,000 since 2004. Scholarships for high school seniors, LAMP, Boys & Girls Club, Langdale Hospice, along with many other local organizations have benefited from this tournament. Seen in picture from left to right: Charlie Henderson, Beverly Henderson, and Sam McCord

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LAMP Hosts 2nd Annual Clay Shoot

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LAMP Hosts 2nd Annual Clay Shoot

On Saturday May 2nd at Southwind Sporting Clays, LAMP held its 2nd ever clay shoot to raise funds for their emergency shelter and transitional housing, which  supports the homeless by providing shelter, food, transportation, and training . 23 teams helped raise $9,400, which will go to help LAMP’s clients to become self sufficient. Advanced Dental came in 1st with a score of 203, Southwest Georgia Bank 2nd with a score of 200, and First Federal Bank came in 3rd with a score of 185. Individually, Allen Wheeler came in 1st with a score of 47, Joey griffin 2nd with a score of 46, and Gabe Dykes and T.J. Smith tied for 3rd with a score of 43. LAMP would like to thank the following sponsors: The Herndon Company                             Colony Bank Advanced Dental Care                               Guardian Bank H & S Supply Co.                                         Heritage Bank Smokin Pig                                                   Teamtemps South Georgia Produce                              Vallotton Construction Woodall & Woodall                                     Randy Sauls Freeman Electric                                         Lowe’s Distribution CTV                                                                 Hunt Construction Pepsi Cola                                                     Dame, Walker, Hughes and Co., LLP Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hobby                    Commercial Banking Co. First Federal Savings and Loan Southwest Georgia Bank Advanced Dental- 1st Place Southwest Georgia Bank- 2nd Place First Federal Bank- 3rd...

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