CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - An organization based on love.
"What we offer is friendship, and relationship. Someone who has their back, that's in their corner,” said Jenni Chamberlain.
S.O.S. stands for Serving on the Streets. A group of volunteers who've spent the past 15 years focusing on Clay County.
Chamerblain added, "I went into government housing and just saw a need -- that needed to be met. S.O.S. means help, and we just wanted to find a way to help children and their families without feeling intimidated. We're actually out on the streets."
Fulfilling all sorts of needs in their community. From preparing for the big annual fundraiser, to summer camps, back to school, to special holiday donations. S.O.S. never loses sight of their mission.
"A sense of hope, a sense of value and purpose. if we come together as a community -- my hope is, the strains of poverty and addiction can be broken,” said Chamberlain.
Because of their strong faith they continue to give and they need your help. You can donate or volunteer.
"Poverty is such an issue in Clay County, that it's going to take an army of people just coming together to fight that,” said Chamberlain, “Our biggest problem with poverty isn't just a lack of income, it's a mindset, that's one of our goals."
Making sure everyone in Clay County knows, they are so loved.
"They've become a really tight-knit group where they encourage one another, they love one another, and help one another,” said Chamberlain.
Click here to see what S.O.S has to offer online.
Click here to visit their Facebook page.
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