Indiana-related local outreach ministries were distributed as follow ($24,500):

  • East Tenth Street UMC Youth Center serving 130 neighborhood kids ($2,000)
  • Brightwood Community Center Kids Club program ($2,000)
  • Vida Nueva Ministries in Indianapolis providing Christian Education after school activities ($2,000)
  • Metro Ministries Summer Program for children and youth ($2,000)
  • Fletcher Place Community Center in Indianapolis ($2,000)
  • Children and Parent Services (CAPS) in the Elkhart area for training of teen moms through pre-parenting education ($2,000)
  • Clay UMC Ignite Missions, Firehouse Youth Ministries in South Bend ($1,000)
  • Royal Family Kids Camp for children with special emotional and/or home situations ($1,000); each year they gather at Epworth Forest Camp and Conference Center
  • The Baby Closet at Trinity UMC in Fort Wayne ($2,000)
  • Kokomo Urban Ministries ($2,000)
  • Evansville St. John UMC Back to School program ($1,000)
  • Newburgh UMC’s Back to School Backpack Ministry and Preschool Scholarships ($1,000)
  • 14th and Chestnut Community Center to provide meals, homework assistance, clothing and spiritual activities for children K-12 in Terre Haute, Indiana ($2,000)
  • Youth and Young Adult Mission Service Fund ($1,000)
  • School of Christian Mission scholarships for children and youth ($1,500)

Projects with children and youth distributed beyond Indiana as follows ($13,000):

  • Street Children Ministry in Cambodia (Clara Biswas missionary) ($2,000)
  • Ishe Anesu Project of Underprivileged Children in Zimbabwe (Maria Humbane missionary connected with Indiana Conference) ($2,000)
  • Nueva Esperanza feeding project with Mission Guatemala ($2,000)
  • Family Health Ministries in Haiti ($1,000)
  • SOHO Indiana-based children’s ministry working with child-headed households in Swaziland ($2,000)
  • Manitos Juntas (Little Hands Together) Mexico with missionary Willie Berman ($1,000)
  • Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI) ($2,000)
  • Wesley House Community Services childcare center in Louisville, Kentucky. ($1,000)