Urban Alliance

How We Help

Meaningful collaborations with a long-term impact

Our five initiatives help strengthen and multiply the impact of churches and ministry organizations that are demonstrating the love of Christ by helping people in our local communities address their practical, emotional, relational and spiritual needs. Together, we help people in our community achieve lasting change in their lives.

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Children and Youth

Thrive

Thrive is an Urban Alliance initiative to help churches and ministry organizations reach and serve young children and their caregivers throughout critical developmental stages so children develop strong foundations for learning and growth.

Thrive

Next Generation

Next Generation is an Urban Alliance initiative to help churches and ministry organizations reach and serve youth so they develop the character, relationships and skills needed to succeed in their schools and communities.

Next Generation

Children and Youths
Beyond the Basics

Basic Needs

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics is an Urban Alliance initiative to help churches and ministry organizations reach and serve people who are lacking food, clothing or housing so they meet their basic needs and gain greater stability in their lives.

Beyond the Basics

Health

Revitalize

Revitalize is an Urban Alliance initiative to help churches and ministry organizations reach and serve people who are struggling to care for their physical health needs so they experience and maintain a lifestyle of wellness.

Revitalize

Charis

Charis is an Urban Alliance initiative to help churches and ministry organizations reach and serve people who are facing mental, emotional or relational struggles so they are able to cope with life’s challenges and heal from painful experiences.

Charis

Health

Collective Impact

Our initiatives ultimately help churches and ministry organizations provide people in our community with the essentials they need to experience hope and lasting change in their lives.

Thrive

14,000Hartford households received resources about local free & low-cost health services

Next Generation

23 churches & ministry organizations actively referred people to the Charis network for help and support

Beyond the Basics

4,631people accessed basic needs programs at 17 available community resource centers

Revitalize

24,000 students were impacted by teachers from 52 schools shopping 2,432 times for free school supplies

Charis

8 early childhood programs gave parents and caregivers free items such as diapers, books & clothing

Changing Lives

Our impact is measured not only in numbers and statistics, but in the lives we witness changed. From providing the most basic necessities to offering a warm and welcoming environment, we help churches and ministry organizations plant the seeds for wholistic, meaningful transformation in our community.

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