This is the year of TOTAL VICTORY and we are gearing up to have impact in our community through four initiatives, Bullying, Trafficking, and Incarceration! Here are a few stats and ways you can participate in making an effective impact.
This year the Women’s department is taking on trafficking! Human Trafficking is one the fastest growing crimes in our country. In 2020 North Carolina was ranked 9th in human trafficking cases.
We plan on impacting Trafficking through these three areas: Education, Fundraising, and Social Media! You can join us by signing up through the merge community!
The Mens department will be impacting those who are incarcerated! According to Prison Policy.org 67,000 people in North Carolina are locked up behind bars. Also, In North Carolina African Americans make up 22% of the state population, but make up 61% of the prison population.
You can help us have an impact on Incarceration by donating PAPER BACK bibles! Our goal is to donate 10,000 bibles to those who are in prison this year! You can donate Mon-Fri at the evangel admin office from 2pm-5pm. Or you can mail your paper back bibles to 2207 E Cone Blvd. Please donate New or lightly used paper back bibles.
Anti- Bullying Campaign
Our Youth Group is taking the lead in the Anti-Bullying Initiative! Did you know 1 out 4 students have experienced bullying?
Bullying takes place in several ways, here are a few:
Our goal is to help people Identify, Acknowledge, and Overcome Bullying
Here are some ways you can get involved:
1) Join our Anti-Bullying Group on Merge community
2) Share your resources concerning bullying
3) Help us connect with schools and other students
4) Donate funds towards our Anti-bullying Awareness Events