Archive for "Good Cause"

posted on December 6th, 2016 | in Good Cause

“Building the Best” Award Received by COC Employee

  On November 30, 2016, Christian Outreach Center employee, Harold Grier, was awarded the Capital Area Reentry Coalition (CAPARC) “Building the Best” award.   Harold’s Story   Harold was given...

posted on November 22nd, 2016 | in Good Cause

Donate To Support Our Life-Changing Programs

  Our mission at the Christian Outreach Center (COC) is to be a place of support and refuge for the Downtown Baton Rouge homeless community.   The heartbeat of our...

posted on November 15th, 2016 | in Good Cause

Help the Homeless in YOUR Community This Season

Looking for a way to give this holiday season? There are so many opportunities to bless others during this time of year.   As you’re searching for and deciding on...

posted on November 9th, 2016 | in Good Cause

Happy 25th Anniversary, Christian Outreach Center

Last Thursday evening, we celebrated the 25th Anniversary of The Christian Outreach Center in a very exciting and unique way. It also happened to be the night of the COC’s...

posted on June 21st, 2016 | in Good Cause

When I First Met You

We love success stories at The Christian Outreach Center, but every success story has a rough beginning. When we first meet our clients, they are at or near square one....

posted on June 9th, 2016 | in Good Cause

The Loneliness of Homelessness

Psalm 25:16 – Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. We have all experienced loneliness from time to time. When thinking about helping...

posted on April 14th, 2016 | in Good Cause

Give Some Meaning To Your Spring Cleaning

It’s the season for spring cleaning! Spring cleaning helps us to feel uncluttered, but we’re offering you a way for spring cleaning to have an even greater purpose this year....

posted on February 16th, 2016 | in Good Cause

Shopping That Makes a Difference

Imagine being fresh out of rehab or prison in Downtown Baton Rouge. You don’t have a car; your transportation is your own two feet (or if you can get a...

posted on February 10th, 2016 | in Good Cause

A Mercy Awakening

“Why do you help the homeless?” This is a question I’m asked from time to time. The answer has a lot to do with my spiritual journey. In 2009, I...

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