Seeds of Hope Grants are diocesan grants available to congregations and groups to begin or expand ministries for social and economic justice causes as they relate to the Five Marks of Mission.
Christ & St. Luke's, Norfolk
A Community Garden: Many Hands Make for Light Work. Grant will be used to purchase equipment for the garden which supplies the parish soup kitchen and local food bank.
Mission of the Holy Spirit, Norfolk
Bridging the Gaps. Grant will provide funds for facilitators, transportation, supplies and snacks for this educational program for Mission families.
St. Andrew's, Lawrenceville and St. Paul's, Lawrenceville
Seed & Feed Program and People in Need Program. Grant funds will fund a variety of educational programming for senior citizens, youth, dialysis patients and children being raised by single parents or grandparents. Grant will also provide funds for join program with Dept. of Social Services to assist with basic needs for residents of Brunswick County.
St. Andrew's, Norfolk
Mentally Healthy Norfolk Initiative: Stigma Free Campaign. Grant will fund production of brochures and posters, training expenses for identifying people in crisis, and re-design of program website.
St. James, Warfield
Senior Citizen Outreach Program. Grant will fund printing of program materials for participants and food for healthy lunches program.
St. Thomas, Freeman
Senior Pals Program and Youth Empowerment Project. Grant will fund presenters, food and supplies, transportation for cultural trips for programs serving the senior citizens and youth of the community.