Operation Impact at Coitsville joined in with Now Youngstown, Youngstown City Schools and the CIRV initiative at the Covelli Center in Downtown Youngstown, to give away over 2000 backpacks filled with school supplies to the kids and families of our city. It was an an amazing day! The sun was shining and everyone was so excited to bless our community.
We had over 25 Victory volunteers alone who came out to serve in different areas including, the carnival games for the kids, the prayer tent, food line, bounce houses, giving away the backpacks and serving people as they waited in line. They truly represented Victory well and served with ALL their hearts!
At one point I walked around the parking lot and literally could see Victory people serving everywhere! It blessed my heart so much to see our people come out and not only serve, but truly love on our city. (In two of the pictures you can see our very own Brenda Allen and Pastor Rita praying with families.)
I don't have a count yet from Pastor Al Yanno on how many people we ministered to that day, but there was lots of excited kids with their new backpacks filled with supplies and ready to go back to school this year.
Thank you Bishop Thomas, Pastor Kathie and all of leadership for sending us out to serve and represent Jesus and Victory Christian Center well!