History: Crusading Outreach Ministry, Inc is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization established in December of 1992. We serve and partner with various organizations that making a difference in the Tidewater community, such as the Waldo Scott Center, Pinecroft Seniors & Disabled Residents, Striving Women, Julius Conn and Park Place Baptist Church.
Mission Statement: To positively impact the lives of those in need – including the homeless, economically disadvantaged citizens, seniors and individuals with disabilities – by offering transformational, instructional programs that equip individuals to live their best lives now.
Programs We Offer:
ACT Raising Safe Kids: 8-week program focused on educating parents, and other adults who raise and care for young children, to create early environments that protect them from violence.
Operation Extend a Hand: We distribute nutritional meals and personal hygiene and other resources to the homeless, underprivileged seniors, disabled citizens.
Emergency Disaster and Food Pantry: Food sustenance as needed.
Let's Celebrate: We increase self esteem through positive affirmation and recognition of children's birthdays in distressed communities.
Striving Women: provide life and job training skills, empowerment and life management skills for disadvantaged women who struggle with work life balance.
The Amazing All-Stars: We celebrate exceptional children and their accomplishments in school and their community.
Holiday Celebrations: Food & Gift Baskets given to disadvantaged families.
Young Achievers Excellence Program (seasonal): teaches creative writing, entrepreneurship, empowerment and advocacy.
Deloris Pettaway founded Crusading Outreach Ministry Inc. 501 c 3, a non-profit designed to serve those who are economically disadvantaged and at risk, in December of 1992. For over 22 years, she stood on many of Newport News VA's street…