Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

Native American Children's Fund

Native American Children's Fund

Advance #583581

#583581 - Assisting approximately 250-300 school age children with school clothing and offering VBS supplies

Annual Goal:$38,000.00
YTD Gifts:$7,928.38
Location: United States North America
Partner:The UMC, Oklahoma Annual Conference


a) Children either did not go to school or did not attend on a day-to-day basis. b) Graduating Seniors did not have the funds to pay for all graduating expenses. Therefore, they would bypass the graduation experience. c) Our churches would not have a vacation Bible school or they would get leftovers from other churches and not be able to have things to make the VBS come alive for the children.

Goals & Objectives

a) We would be able to assist 300 children of limited income families with school clothing scholarships. b) We would be able to assist 10 graduating seniors of limited income families with scholarships to assist with graduating expenses. c) At least half or more of our churches will be able to offer VBS with the necessary material.

Activities Plan

a) Make sure that the applications are distributed in a timely manner so that the children will be able to purchase clothing at the beginning of the new school year. b) See that all graduating high school seniors will have a chance to participate in the application process. c) Let all churches know of the availability of assistance for VBS supplies through their pastors as well as providing information to be placed in the conference newspaper.

Budget and Financial Information


Annual Advance Financial Goal
Local Financial Support


Clothing Scholarships
Graduating Senior Scholarships
Vacation Bible Schools

Project Contact

Mrs. Josephine Deere
(405) 632-2006

Global Ministries Contact

Glen E. Kernell
(212) 870-3590