Our mission is to serve God and those in need by volunteering our gifts and time in the Houston community.
1 Peter 4:10
As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.
The Beacon is a non-profit organization that serves the Houston homeless community through daily services, civil legal aid, counseling and mentoring, and access to housing. Their mission is to provide essential and next-step services to restore hope and help end homelessness in Houston.
We were blessed to attend a fundraiser event for Mission X Mission; a nonprofit organization that umbrellas MXTV, A Safe Place Online, and Mission X Media. Collectively, their mission is to create endless opportunities for young people to find Jesus.
In 1997, Mission X Mission created one of the first Christian TV shows on cable television; MXTV. Currently airing on 23 Christian cable TV networks globally in over 150 countries, with over 220+ episodes in 8 languages. MXTV speaks real, life-changing truth, empowering young people to find Jesus and truly live. Episodes include topic based original video content along with Christian music videos, and a call to action to receive Christ. Visit the MXTV website at MXTV.org for more info.
In early 2020, Mission X Mission launched A Safe Place Online, a ministry providing real time chat/text help & hope for people in crisis. “ASPO” is impacting many people worldwide, with thousands accepting Christ each month. Learn more at asafeplaceonline.com, and through our social accounts linked below. In January 2021, A Safe Place Online group was created on Facebook providing community and discipleship.
Mission X Media is the online division of MXTV, delivering original content via the MXTV app on Apple and Android devices, Smart TVs, including ROKU, Amazon Firestick, Google Play, and the social media profiles listed below.
Kids meal’s mission is to Our Mission is to end childhood hunger by delivering free healthy meals to the doorsteps of Houston’s hungriest preschool-aged children and through collaboration provide their families with resources to help end the cycle of poverty.
Kids’ Meals is a first responder to children age 5 and under facing debilitating hunger due to extreme poverty. Every weekday, year-round, volunteers prepare thousands of healthy lunches consisting of a sandwich, nutritious snack, fruit item, and 100% juice or milk. Our 11 vans deliver the meals M-F to children enrolled in our program. We currently serve 42 Houston-area zip codes where the need is critical.
Elijah Rising was founded in 2012 as a prayer gathering that focused on ending sex trafficking in Houston. Across Houston women and girls were being sold for sex, but there was little outcry, so Elijah Rising began hosting Van Tours and showing the public that sex trafficking is happening across our city.
More than 1.1 million people in the 18 southeast Texas counties served by Houston Food Bank are considered food insecure, meaning they lack consistent access to enough nutritious food to fuel a healthy life. In order to address this issue, the Houston Food Bank distributes food and other essentials to those in need through a network of 1,500 community partners. In addition, we also provide programs and services aimed at helping families achieve long-term stability including nutrition education, job training, health management, and help in securing state-funded assistance.
Community Family Centers‘ goal and mission are to equip families with the tools they need to become self-sufficient members of the community. Through their four core programs, they strive to help families break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy so that they can move toward self-sufficiency and economic advancement.