Each quarter, Mission Fitness members choose a [local] non-profit to illuminate.
Through community events and our [Health + Heart] membership donation, we bring much needed awareness and resources to these worthy organizations.
Since inception, Mission has infused over $40,000 into [local] charities.
The [NOMINATIONS] are in!
Our Legacy Members submitted FOUR deserving [local] non-profits for our third quarter
[Charity of Choice]. As a Mission member [YOU] get a vote to determine the winner.
Review details on the nominees [below] + cast your vote for the organization you feel most compelled to support.
*PLEASE CAST YOUR VOTE BY WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1.*
*Only [active] members have voting privileges.
Founded in 1903, Dumas Wesley Community Center is a neighborhood based non-profit located in the community of Crichton. Their mission is to EDUCATE, EMPOWER and ENRICH our local community through collaborative programs that provide for immediate human needs, strengthen family life, develop leadership and encourage personal responsibility. The majority of households in Crichton are headed by single mothers with an average family income of less than $20,000 annually. 99% of the clients served by DWCC are low-income and approximately 95% are minority. In 2020, Dumas Wesley Community Center provided 220,010 direct services for low-income families, at-risk youth, disadvantaged seniors and homeless families.
Located in Eight Mile, Home of Grace for Women has a mission to provide a comprehensive alcohol and drug recovery program for females ages 18 and up. Their twelve week residential program embraces all aspects of addiction and recovery, including spirituality. The goal of the program is to help addicted females recover from their addiction, be restored with their families, feel encouraged to further their education, and to live a life that is chemical free. In addition to their foundational recovery program, Home of Grace also created a rehabilitation program specifically catering to addicted, expectant mothers. Through this program, Hannah House, they have helped over 300 babies enter the world healthy and without addiction to drugs or alcohol.
Penelope House helps victims of intimate partner violence gain social and economic independence through shelter, counseling,
advocacy, and referral to community resources and agencies in Mobile, Washington, Choctaw, and Clarke Counties. The shelter
provides refuge for victims and their children when their lives are in imminent danger. Shelter services include food, clothing, case
management, advocate services, vocational counseling, child care, and support groups for both the adult and child. Along with
immediate support Penelope House also provides community + prevention education, outreach services and court advocacy.
Ronald McDonald House of Mobile provides a place that feels like home to families with seriously ill children being treated at local hospitals. Through a supportive, nurturing environment they offer care, compassion, and hope. Up to 38 families can be accommodated nightly with some staying for days, weeks, sometimes months at a time while their children receive care. Mobile's Ronald McDonald Family Rooms are located inside USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital providing places of peaceful respite – just steps away from the child’s bedside. Ronald McDonald House of Mobile has served nearly 9,000 families since inception in early 2000.