The Soteria 5K is a Run/Walk fundraiser for Soteria Community Development Corporation's (CDC) Soteria House Project. The Mission of Soteria House is to provide the necessary essentials that recently released individuals will need to have a smooth transition back into society. It is our goal to enhance self-esteem, and to help individuals reach his or her potential and to find their purpose in life. We are commited to providing housing, transportation, job placement, and alcohol and drug abuse counseling. We are a channel for those who would like to continue their education or pursue technical training.
Soteria House is a Chirst centered, non-denominational, Bible believing ministry. We are dedicated to reaching men and women whose lives have been impacted by crime. It is our goal to transform these individuals into law abiding productive citizens.
Soteria House will be a model for successful re-entry programs for men and women whose lives have been impacted by crime, by providing the necessary essentials they will need to become contributing members in society; subsequently, enabling them to become an asset to the community through personal and economic development.
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Soteria Community Development Corporation
The primary purpose of the organization is to empower low-income individuals in the Greenville communitites and neighborhoods to be self-sufficient and sustaining through the following services: Financial budgeting and credit repair workshops, Education and counseling for first time home buyers and the opportunity for home ownership through affordable housing, Counseling and assistance with affordable rental housing for low-to-moderate income families, Assistance with employment opportunities as well as start up and growth for entrepreneurship, Educational classes in community and economic development, and Transitional housing and support for men and women whose lives have been impacted by crime.
Additionally, Soteria seeks to assist individuals in reaching their full potential through planning skills, goal setting, positive decision-making, and an overall responsible lifestyle through its vital services to the community.
Soteria will be a model for successful faith-based initiatives, by aligning government, church, non-profit organizations, as well as industry and community leaders in order to empower long-term positve change.