The new year and tax refund season is a great time for both parents and children to talk about spending plans. Parker Street neighborhood residents are invited to a Free Family Dinner and Make [My] Money Last Workshop on Monday January 25 from 5:30-7:30. It begins with dinner in the Community Center. Best of all, Monday is [...]
This year “Flipping for Charities,” Kiwanis 58th Annual Pancake Festival, is benefiting nine charities including Parker Street Ministries. Besides very filling pancakes and sausage breakfasts, there will be music, games for the kids, and the ambience of thousands of Lakelanders enjoying this historic community event. There could even be Numbingly Cold Temperatures as was in the day of the 2015 Kiwanis 57th [...]
We’ve quantified our volunteer experiences from 2015. You are irreplaceable! We try to give volunteers a sense of how their work fits in with our total work. Sometimes, when you’re pulling weeds or at the wrong end of a super soaker, it’s difficult to see the big picture. Below is the Big Picture BY NUMBERS of our volunteer work in [...]
Food stamps count double for fresh produce at the Downtown Lakeland Farmers Market. Join us Saturday, January 9 at 10am at Parker Street Ministries. Most of us will walk but some will drive to the market and load up on healthy food. Then it’s back home or to the PSM kitchen to use some of our [...]
Neighborhood Christmas Store 2015 was a busy but exciting time for us. Many donors, including the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation, combined with volunteers and our families to make the store happen. New this year were refurbished laptops configured with Microsoft Office Suite and antivirus software. Families were provided links to educational resources including typing [...]
Parker Street Ministries, Inc, is a Christ-centered nonprofit 501c3 organization committed to individual, family and community restoration, reconciliation and revitalization beginning in Lakeland's Parker Street Community.
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