It’s All About the Kids

We love our You Can Academy kids. It’s been sad to not see them after school each day, but we’ve been grateful for the opportunity to connect and serve them during this time. Attack Poverty shifted gears with the COVID-19 crisis to distribute food and essentials to our friend communities. Unfortunately, this meant no after-school programs for our You Can … Read More

A Gift for You: The Shalom Card

Shalom: a Hebrew word that has carried great hope and depth for generations of Jewish people. It’s a deep and sustaining peace that brings wholeness and healing. We are grateful for the continued support of friends like you. As a thank you for your gift in May, we’ll send you a Shalom card. It was created by Sarah Beth Baca, … Read More

Need A New Playlist?

If you’re like us and need a little upbeat and encouraging music right now, here are a few playlists to enjoy. We know it’s overwhelming to be stuck at home. The days can get mundane with zoom meetings, school assignments, kid arguments and constant cooking. Or maybe you’re loving the home life but could use some new tunes. Either way, … Read More

Standing in The Gap With Dwanette

“I just wanted to send an email giving thanks to you, Friends of North Richmond, and #GiveTogetherNow. Genesis 22:13 states, “And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of … Read More

Standing in The Gap with Yakelyn

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all, for all the support that your organization has given to our family, during these days as many of us has been affected by the Covid19. My husband’s hours were cut to less than half of what he was making prior to all this “craziness”. And I have to stay … Read More

Standing in The Gap

What a beautiful picture of communities coming together to empower those who need help in these unprecedented times. What would you do if you were in financial crisis and someone called to give you $500 cash? Well, that’s exactly what Attack Poverty had the privilege of doing last week! The Stand Together Foundation and the Family Independence Initiative teamed up … Read More

Meet Caritas and her 12-year-old daughter

Attack Poverty showed up for Caritas’ family because of our generous donors and partnerships with local organizations We’ve known Caritas and her family for four years. She’s been involved in our ESL classes and her children have attend our You Can Academy after-school program. We love their family of five. “they were going to McDonald’s to ask for a few … Read More

Every Dollar Given Is Doubled, Again!

Double Your Impact! We have a new opportunity in partnership with the StandTogether Foundation. Every dollar given is doubled. Matching every gift 1 for 1 up to $100K We have a new opportunity in partnership with the StandTogether Foundation. They are matching every gift 1 for 1 up to $100K. All gifts must be given through this link to be … Read More