For many years the Aaron McNeil
Center housed the first library in the community for African Americans.
On April 14, 2002 the Aaron McNeil
Center was officially certified as a Jubilee Ministry Center of the Episcopal Church.
Our Clients vary in ethnicity,
nationality, and with the current economic slowdown and the past weather disasters even the socio-economic dynamic varies. Our participants range in age
from 16 to 90 years old.
- From 2008 to 2009 our
client numbers increased by 110%. Crisis Relief helped 2,567 families involving
4,290 individuals. Requests for funds were far greater than center monies available. We helped 261 with
rent, for a total of $24,222.00, but had request in excess of $100,917.00. We helped 528 with utilities for a total of $40,777.00, but $77,899.00 was
requested. Assistance with medications totaled $6,982.00. Over 1,400 families used the food
pantry for a total of $53,000 in food and commodities.
- We receive no funding from local CDBG funds.
- We were not funded by the KHC.
- 83% of our funds come from local private doantions, thank you neighbors.
- All donations are used as designated.
- AMH offers skills and workforce development.