ABCH’s Women of Compassion select first campus project to fund

Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries (ABCH) launched a new initiative — Women of Compassion — to allow women to make a direct impact on children and families in need. Members — women who reach the ministry’s giving requirement — “will make possible together what they couldn’t do alone,” according to the ministry’s website. Members get to vote on one of five to seven projects for the following year.

Recently, the women gathered for the annual membership luncheon and voted to fund bathroom renovations at the Friendship House in Oxford.

The Friendship House is part of ABCH’s Shelter Care program — which provides temporary homes for children whose families are in crisis. Children live in the homes while their families, social workers and the courts decide on a permanent plan to best meet the children’s needs.

For more information on joining Women of Compassion visit alabamachild.org/main/give/woc. (ABCH)