#iKnowledge: Our Ministry, The Work

Rehoboth House of Prayer

#iKnowledge the Work in the Community:


Rehoboth House of Prayer has a venerable: history and mission of providing humanitarian, social, and religious services, aid and support, to people residing within Buffalo, New York and Baltimore, Maryland.

Rehoboth House of Prayer is committed to the residents that we serve. We work to create vibrant, mixed-use, and high-density neighborhoods with the services we provide. We create and support initiatives that focused on feeding and clothing the community with the purpose of development, crime and disaster prevention as well as relief. We also work to bridge the gap for residents to find affordable and stable housing, employment opportunities and career training and providing the community with a place of worship.


"Art N Itself"


Your gift will make room for you! 

Art N Itself gives artist a voice. Even when an art piece isn't as attractive as others; it is still art.   All artist experience art differently. The same piece of art can be adored by some and loathed by others no matter what it looks like, it is Art N Itself.

Hope Steps

Clean Streets

"Clean Streets"


"Clean streets" goal is simple: address the needs of the community and clean up the neighborhood!

The "Clean Streets initiative"; teaches valuable skills from customer service to process management, employee supervision, transportation and warehouse skills, safety, and career training to teens and young adults.  With Clean Streets we offer a helping hand in yard cleanup, mowing grass, planting flowers, picking up of trash and debris, along with fixing small household problems like holes in walls, painting, or insect and rodent issues.



"Hope Steps" Initiative


The Reach initiative; "Hope Steps"; provides assistance to families and individuals in need of food, clothing, shoes, appliances, playthings, household supplies and more.. 

Rehoboth House of Prayer has become one of the leading organization in providing for the community as we have distrubuted over 700,180 pounds of food to:

  1. First responders: Buffalo Fire Stations Engine 37 / Ladder 4 / 4th Battalion, Fire Houses Engine 21 / Ladder 6 / Rescue 1, Station E2/Division Chief, Buffalo C-District Police Department, and Cheektowaga Rescue Hose Co. No. 1.   
  2. Single and multi family homes, women and children living facilities, emergency family housing, and apartment complexes as well as Women and men shelters and refugee homes and shelters..
  3. Multiple senior housing complexes (Linwood Lafayette Senior Apartments, Parkview Apartments, 1490 Jefferson, Timon Towers Apartments, Elliott Town Center and Homes, Shiloh Homes, St Johns Towers, God City Apartments, Walden Park Senior Complex, Francis John Apartments, and many more).  
  4. Housing developments: (Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA): Excelsior Apartments, Lakeview Family Homes, Langfield Apartments, Kenfield Apartments, Perry Apartment Complexes, Redwood Apartments, La Casa de Los Tainos, Pine Harbor Apartments, McCarley Gardens, Mariner Towers, and Mainer Homes Apartments).  
  5. Food pantries and Churches (The Joseph Project, RHOP Pantry, New Life Center, Saints Tabernacle COGIC, Antioch COGIC, Iglesia Sombra de Omnipotente, Iglesia Hosanna, Oasis Pentecostal Church, Eloim Pentecostal Church, Bethel Christian Church, St. Michael's Eritrean Orthodox Tewahado Church, Destiny International Church, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and many more...) and
  6. As we also provided food to countless community food distributions and community centers such as Genesis Center, Valley Community Center, and Old first Ward Community Center.

We have also:

  • Provided food to thousands of individuals with our mobile food distributions and prepared meals for men and women shelters as well as baby clothing's, diapers, and baby formulas to new mothers.
  • Distributed over $16,593 of brand new sneakers;
  • Distributed over $21,320 of toys and crafts from Toys-for-Tots and Amazon;
  • Distributed over 130-Serta King and Queen Mattress and Box Spring sets to men and women shelters, single and multiple family homes, refugees and Napoleon immigrants;
  • Distributed household cleaning supplies, toiletries, tissue and paper towels, thinking of you baskets, books, games, and lightly used clothes and shoes to families in need;
  • Provided cat and dog food to pet owners,
  • Provide three gas sales where we provided over 4800-gallons of gas to the community.
  • Provided families with emergency relief of their day-to-day unexpected expenses; and;
  • Most importantly, during our distribution activities we have taken the time to encourage and pray for all those in need.

     

    Our current supportive sponsors include Nike, Inc., James Desiderios, Ryder System, Inc., Toys for Tots, Back To Basics Outreach Ministries, Mister Pizza, Mandela Food Market, Amazon.com, Walmart Community Grant Team, and Walmart Supercenter Facility #1875; along with many private donors, and Omega PSI PHI united to help make a change in the communities that we serve.


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    Hope Steps


     
    Performing Arts

    Performing Arts:


    Our summer Performing arts segment(s) include dance, music, opera, theatre and musical theatre, magic, illusion, mime, spoken word, puppetry, circus arts, performance art and more. We showcase available talent regularly throughout the community that include local, regional, national talents.


    "Saturday Lights"


    The "Saturday LIGHTS" goal is to give our children and adolescence from 6 to 12 years old an intense and energetic way of experiencing real life lessons in the form of GOOD OL' FUN.  We offer interactive games, glow parties, Nerf and water balloon battles, prizes, gifts, music, free food, gym and workout activities, community outings and many other experiences and events, to help provide a safe place for young people.


     
    Night Light

    Movie Night

    "Community Movie Nights"


    Offering a safe environment for kids and youth from ages of 3 to 19 years old to watch some of their favorite movies on multiple screens.  Community Movie Nights is a great community-building event.  It's all fun and games, free food and a free movie on multiple screens.  The results are in with fewer youth on the street, and more and more teens requesting "Another Movie Night, please!"



    #iKnowledge the Commitment to the Community:


    Rehoboth House of Prayer is committed to the residents that we serve. We work to create vibrant, mixed-use, and high-density neighborhoods with the services we provide. We create and support initiatives that focused on feeding and clothing the community with the purpose of development, crime and disaster prevention as well as relief. We also work to bridge the gap for residents to find affordable and stable housing, employment opportunities and career training and providing the community with a place of worship.  

    Our workforce training for undeserved populations focus on the creation of new jobs and economic opportunities to promote community development right where our participates reside.  We focus on skills training and educational opportunities that lead to sustainable career pathways that produce good paying jobs for adolescence, adults, and families

    We Believe