May 14, 2014

Crisis Ministry Gets Grant From Unitarian Congregation

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation (UUCP) of Princeton recently awarded a grant of $2,000 to support workforce development and employment readiness activities at the Crisis Ministry of Mercer County. Carolyn Biondi, the Crisis Ministry’s executive director, said, “We are grateful to the Social Outreach Committee of UUCP for partnering with our organization to work with job trainees as they build a more stable future.”

Harvesting Hope annually prepares some 65 to 70 men and women for re-entry into the work force with on-the-job training, online certification courses in food handling and customer service, and job search guidance and mentoring. License to Succeed provides assistance in restoring driving privileges in order to improve the job qualifications and earning power of program clients.

The Crisis Ministry of Mercer County, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, assists some 5,000 Mercer County households annually through integrated services addressing food insecurity and nutrition education; housing stability and homelessness prevention; and work training and employment readiness. Learn more at