OUR PROGRAMS

Making a Difference One Program at a Time

 
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PARENT PALS

A mentorship program servicing children who have lost a parent. This program was created to aide against the individual trauma and mental health issues caused by the loss of a parent at a young age. Parent Pals pairs each child with a personal mentor. The meetings are conducted in a group setting, during which the "Pal Pairs" will meet
one on one in conducting an activity and private discussion. Volunteers are always encouraged. * Servicing ages 5-17. *

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SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

This program is to place to specifically equip our youth with the necessary skills that provide an enrichment of life. The S.O.S. Columbus Skills For Success program services the youth ages 12 to 17. Some of the basic skills that are taught within this program include baseline auto maintain and "handy-man" work, speaking and writing at a high level, all sorts of culinary arts, and endless life skills.

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SUMMER YOUTH COLUMBUS CLEAN UP

In hopes to eliminate violence among the youth, this Clean Up program provides a weekly clean up event through various parts of the Columbus area. Our youth in this program have an opportunity to earn cash and other prizes for recyclables collected, as well as various other clean ups performed.
As a reward for our kids' hard work, a delicious meal is provided at the end of each event. The youth involved may receive continued incentives for their effort and participation.

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S.O.S. LIFE

To aid in the cycle of poverty caused by death in low income families, we created a partnership to educate and provide affordable life insurance benefits to families in need.


S.O.S. Columbus partnered with American Income Life in doing so. Check out their website http://suracesmith.com for more information on our partner company.

Community Gardening

RESOURCE CONNECTION

This program is simply to provide helpful information on community resources that are available to you via our monthly newsletter, as well as through our email (SOSCOLUMBUS@outlook.com). We put this program together because oftentimes people in our communities, especially the youth, are unable to receive the information necessary to help them develop and understand what is currently going on in their own community. This is our way of providing them with the information they deserve to be presented and shown.

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PROJECT SAFE POINT

A high risk pregnancy program aimed to help women reach a safe point of delivery by offering services that ease the stresses of life. Services may include laundry, transportation, meal preparation, child care, financial aid, in home nursing services, dula services and more.

This program is currently under construction. Please email any correspondence.

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BLACK NICU FAMILIES

Past & Present! 


The Alliance for Black NICU Families needs you!  A short, private survey will help us change the hearts and minds of NICU Professionals nationwide.

https://preemie.us/BlackNICUFamilies

  

Athletic Shoes

WALK RIGHT

A program for youth that teaches the skill of cleaning and repairing shoes. Each child will receive a pair of donated shoes and the necessary supplies for repair, along with being able to keep the shoes at the end of the program. This is a virtual class.


*Open to middle and high school students.*