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Alpha is 100% privately funded, and we do not charge tuition to those we serve.  We are always in need of financial support as well as food, clothing, and toys for the children.  We also have a list of special needs.  Alpha is a ministry for children in need due to abuse, neglect, being orphaned, troubled, or other forms of dysfunction.  Alpha provides the children with a loving family and opportunities for healing and growth.  A school learning center promotes excellence and success academically, sometimes for the first time, for each child. 

Food/Household Items

Alpha is recurrently in need of the following items:

Fresh Milk, Yogurt, Butter, Fresh Fruit (grapes, oranges, apples, bananas), Frozen Fruit (strawberries, cherries, peaches), Fresh Vegetables (corn on the cob, celery, carrots, potatoes, onions, lettuce, tomatoes), Frozen Vegetables (corn, peas, broccoli, mixed vegetables), Can Fruits, Can Beans, Shredded Colby Jack or Mozzarella, Cheese Sticks, American or Provolone Slices, Cream Cheese, Chicken Nuggets, Frozen Corn Dogs, Easy Mac Packets or Bowls, Dried Green Split Peas, Pickles, Honey, Coconut Oil, Bisquick, Flour, Unbleached Bread & All Purpose Flours, Granulated Sugar, Brown Sugar, Instant Oatmeal, Quick Oats, Chicken & Beef Bouillon Cubes, Chicken Broth, Corn Bread Stuffing Mix, Instant Mashed Potatoes, Kansas City Style Steak Seasoning, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder, Salsa, Tomato Juice, Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce, Pizza Sauce, Spaghetti Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Parmesan Cheese, Chili, Cheddar Cheese Soup, Velveeta, Saltine Crackers, Snack Crackers, School Lunch Items, Coffee & Filters.

Rubbing Alcohol, Peroxide, Liquid Hand Soap or Refills, Shaving Cream or Gel, Mach 3 Razor Heads, Venus Razor Heads, Shampoo, Conditioner, Liquid Body Wash, Gold Bond Healing Lotion, Dye Free Mouth Wash, Soft Mint Mouth Wash, Flossers, Dixie Cups, Zip Lock Freezer Bags – snack, sandwich, quart & gallon size, Plastic Wrap, Aluminum Foil, Size 13 & 39 Gallon Trash Bags, Toilet Paper, Sponges, White Vinegar, Pledge, Lysol, Windex, Pine-sol, Ajax, Dish Soap, Dishwasher Detergent, Gain Laundry Detergent HE, Free & Clear Laundry Detergent, Dryer Sheets, Kaboom Toilet Cleaner, A&H Washing Soda, Borax, Swiffer Duster & Sweeper Refills, LUVS Size 3 Diapers.

Brown or Khaki Dress Socks All Youth & Adult Sizes, Twin Sheets, King Sheets (deep pocket), Twin Zippered Mattress Covers (Vinyl / Waterproof), Youth & Adult Sizes Leather Work Gloves (insulated & non-insulated), Basic Hand Tools (hammers, screw drivers, tape measures, squares, etc.), Energy Efficient Light Bulbs (CFL or LED) 60 & 100 W equivalent, Motor Oil: 5W30, 10W30, & 5W20, Batteries: AAA, AA, D, C; Paint Brushes, Paint Roller Refills, LEGO Sets / Bricks for 4-H Projects.

 

 

Special Needs

Can you help with any of these items?

*Our main priority for 2017 is to accomplish the rebuilding of the Faith House residence, then tackle the other items below in bold print.

Faith House Needs

  • Completely Construct New House (to replace original one devastated by lightening & fire): All aspects of construction labor and materials for rebuilding Faith House. 

    Currently, the structure is completely dried in, and we will now need to turn our focus to the interior aspects of construction, including HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Insulation, Drywall, Flooring, Fixtures, and etc. Contact us if you can volunteer to help in any way as we move forward with interior work! 

  • We still need about $70,000 to complete the construction funding goal for this residence replacement.

Alpha House Needs

  • Delete Exterior Door from Girl’s Bedroom
  • Insulate Attic
  • Remove Attic Fan
  • Replace Ventilation to Bathrooms
  • Clean Duct Work
  • Box In Interior Geothermal Lines
  • Install Plumbing to Dehumidifier Drain
  • Replace Drop Ceiling in Basement
  • Power Wash Decks & Porches
  • Seal the Deck
  • Finish Grading and Clean Up Around Barn & Water Lines
  • Remove Some Trees
  • Grass Seed Lower Yard

Hope House Needs

  • Concrete Pad for Basketball
  • Remove Extra Door Between Kid's Bedroom & Bathroom
  • Clean Duct Work

School Facility Needs

  • Small Trinkets & Toys for the Kids’ Merit Bucks Store (Dollar Store items and other similar things)
  • Backup Generator
  • Insulate Attic & Add Additional Ventilation
  • Excavation Work North Side of Building to Correct Water Ingress
  • 4 New Garage Doors and Openers
  • Annual Playground Maintenance

Ranch & Mission Needs

  • Fishing Dock for Newly Excavated Pond
  • Solar Electric Fence Charger


Your Volunteer Labor and Skills are also needed!

 

(Lists Updated 08/17/2017)

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