Thursday, May 4th, 2023
Randy Nabors is the founder of both Inner City Ministries and Hope for Chattanooga which merged in 2007 to create Hope for the Inner City. Randy is joining us this evening as our MC. He is currently working as the Pastor of Missions at First Presbyterian Church in Chattanooga.
Barbara Marter is the Executive Director of the Weldon F. Osborne Foundation as well as the host of the monthly WTCI TV show, Chattanooga Stronger Together, that highlights the work of our local small nonprofits by educating the community of services they offer. She is the Founder and Board Chair of The Nonprofit Resource Center, which provide training, education, and shared resources for the local nonprofit community. She has been an ongoing support and guide for us at Hope for the Inner City.
Anthony Watkins is the Executive Director at Hope for the Inner City. He began his time at HFIC in 2020 and has been working to grow and shift Hope for the Inner City to serve the East Chattanooga community in ways that fit the needs of the community.
BUILDING TOURS BEGIN
Join us before the event to take a tour of our space and learn more about our programs at Hope for the Inner City. Tours will end at 5:45. If you enter the building after 5:45, you will be sent straight to registration.
WELCOME / PRAYER - Randy Nabors
Welcome, Introduction, and prayer over our meal and evening together.
DINNER IS SERVED - Wally's Catering
Food will be brought to your table by one of our amazing volunteer servers this evening. Wally's is organizing our catering for the evening.
HFIC OVERVIEW - Randy Nabors
Randy will take some time to share about the origins of HFIC as well as the purpose and importance of all that Hope for the Inner City does on a day to day basis in East Chattanooga.
ACTIVITY - Willa Ibach
We are going to take some time together to build a budget based on the real incomes and bills that we see on a day-to-day basis through the Mercy Relief applicants that we serve.
GET INVOLVED - Anthony Watkins
The Maclellan Foundation has graciously provided us with a $15,000 matching gift. This means the first $15,000 raised at our fundraiser will be matched! Give today to be a part of this incredible opportunity.
CLOSING - Barbara Marter
Barbara will take some time to share about her heart for this city as well as close out our evening together.