About God’s Storehouse
God’s Storehouse Ministries originally was formed in Minden, Louisiana March 31, 2000. 501 ©(3) status was obtained February 6, 2002..
After formation, the community was served by our providing Information & Referral Services, Technical Assistance in various matters, and helping some displaced due to reasons beyond their control by providing them with furniture, dishes, pots, pans, wall-hangings, etc., to help them become re-established.
God’s Storehouse Ministries was affiliated with the Louisiana Association for Non-Profit Organizations (L.A.N.O.), The Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce, Shreveport-Bossier Service Connection, The Northwest Louisiana Homeless Coalition (now Homeless Organizations Providing Empowerment H.O.P.E.), and various other organizations.
God’s Storehouse Ministries served as a proud sponsor for the March of Dimes for two consecutive years and worked hand-in-hand with Feed the Children in distributing food boxes to those in need in our community.
Its first Board of Directors consisted of Leroy Jones, Deirdre Richardson and Bruce Mixon, Later new Board Members, Byron Marcel, Minister Mary Colquitt, and John Artis Dixon joined the team. Attorney Marcus Patillo and Vikki Parker each agreed afterwards to serve on the board but by this time the ministry was in the process of dissolving. The ministry dissolved October 28, 2003.
Its first Executive Council consisted of Rev. Robert J. White, Executive Director; Regina Mixon and Della Mixon serving as Associate Directors, and Shiemetre Brown as Administrative Assistant.
It’s very first official member, other than those listed above, was Keisha Fuller Thomas who served faithfully as the Administrative Assistant from the point of joining until the ministries dissolution.
Upon the guidance and direction of Pastor Clarence Calvin, then employed with Centerpoint of Shreveport and now Pastor of Liberty Christian Ministries, God’s Storehouse Ministries was able to sit down and develop a strategic plan and implement. Although the ministry did not grow as we had hoped, we were still able to serve many.
God’s Storehouse Ministries worked in partnership with Webster Parish Community Action in not only helping those displaced secure housing but also in helping them secure utility assistance and take advantage of other programs offered by them such as weatherization. Volunteers from God’s Storehouse Ministries worked with Habitat for Humanity in the building of two homes in the Northwest Louisiana area.
The businesses that supported this ministry via donations were—Coca Cola Bottling Company of Minden, Holley’s Furniture & Appliances, Wal-Mart, Office Depot, Save-A-Lot and Minden Foods.
Our slogans are—“Help Us to Help You”, “Together We Can Make It Happen”, and “Family Taking Care of Family” operating on the premise that we are all family.
God’s Storehouse Ministries was established in Los Angeles on November 8, 2004. Though not implemented until now, preparations have begun to fully serve those within our community with future plans of expanding to other locations.
The Los Angeles team or Executive Board consists of Regina G. Mixon, Emily Nicole Mixon, and Gail Marie Hughes King.
God’s Storehouse Ministries is currently seeking qualified applicants in the Los Angeles to serve on our Board of Directors. If interested, please submit a resume to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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