During the Thanksgiving day holiday the foundation distributes over 35,000 meals to those in need. We accomplish this by preparing meals from Butler University, our main hub, and from over 39 satellite sites around Indianapolis. There are over 2,000 volunteers who help in preparing, packaging, and delivering meals to those in need.
The Rev. Roosevelt Sanders Empowerment Scholarship is a continuation of the rich tradition of urban empowerment established by the Rev. Mozel Sanders. After a hiatus, the Scholarship was re-launched in 2008 by Rev. Roosevelt James Sanders, Sr. with support of the Finance Center Federal Credit Union.
Our goal is to inspire students to realize their potential and achieve their dreams; to empower students to believe and succeed beyond their circumstance and be responsible for their future.
Once a month the foundation distributes food and critical grocery products to those in need at the Mt. Vernon Community Missionary Baptist Church, located on the Westside of Indianapolis.
During the year we organize three major fundraising activities, the Annual Give Back Luncheon, the Humanitarian Tribute Dinner, and the Annual Radio-Thon. In addition, there are several other fundraisers that are hosted or sponsored by companies and individuals to raise money. Please check out the event page for new updates.
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