AUSTIN DISASTER RELIEF NETWORK is comprised of over 175 churches in and around the Greater Austin community that work together bringing hope into crisis. The primary goal is to serve Christ by mobilizing the local church and sponsoring families affected by disaster through the disaster relief shepherd program.
CORNERSTONE RESTORATION is a construction-based, volunteer-driven ministry that restores hope to those going through difficult times. Their focus is on serving the elderly, widows, single parents, children and survivors of human trafficking or sexual exploitation.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AMBASSADORS serves to connect with refugee women that have recently moved to Austin by teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) in their homes.
FOSTERING HOPE AUSTIN is committed to building stronger foster and adoptive families through training, mentoring, and church ministry development.
FOSTER VILLAGE works alonside children and families in the Austin area child welfare system. Their goal is to create opportunities for the community to be a "village" of support to these vulnerable and underserved children and families.
GOD OF HOPE MINISTRIES exists to provide Christian care to men and women incarcerated in the Central Texas area. Their programs include: faith-based dorms, prison wide studies, and 'pre/post' reentry.
HEART OF TEXAS PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTER believes that love brings real hope for expecting parents even in a situation that may seem so hopeless in the moment. Their services include pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, individual support, resource help, and medical referrals at no cost.
MOBILE LOAVES & FISHES: COMMUNITY FIRST! VILLAGE is a 51-acre master planned development that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for the chronically homeless in Central Texas. Additionally, MLF's Community Works program provides micro-enterprise opportunities that enable formerly homeless men and women to earn a dignified income.
MOBILE LOAVES & FISHES: AUSTIN RIDGE FOOD TRUCK serves 100 meals per night, 7 days a week to provide the 'Gospel message' through food, clothing, hygiene products and other life sustaining items to our homeless neighbors.
RED OAK HOPE: TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM is dedicated to bringing freedom, hope and restoration to survivors of sexual exploitation. We work to stop trafficking and exploitation on a large scale, while simultaneously providing holistic care. We have programs internationally and locally in Austin, TX.
SIDE BY SIDE KIDS is a faith-based, afterschool and mentoring program serving St. John's community elementaries along with Oak Hill Elementary near our Southwest Campus. SBSK serves kids ages K-5th grade, encouraging and equipping them to reach their highest God-given potential as everyday leaders and heroes of tomorrow.
THE REFUGE FOR DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) provides trauma-informed, long-term restoration shelter and services for girls, minors through age 19, who have been exploited through sex trafficking.
TRUCARE PREGNANCY CENTER exists to save unborn lives, share the Gospel, and provide support to individuals facing unplanned pregnancies. Their services include TruCare testing clinic, ultrasounds, individual support, resource help, and medical referrals.
YOUNGLIFE: CENTRAL TEXAS REGION is introducing kids to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. We enter the world of kids and walk alongside them in an exciting and exhausting world. We share the hope of who kids can be and how they were designed to be and we help kids experience true hope and life to the full.
AFRICA RENEWAL: PADER CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM was established in 2015, and there are currently 300+ children who are now enrolled and attending school, receiving spiritual & leadership training, and medical attention when needed -- thanks to the generosity of individual sponsors from Austin Ridge.
ANANIAS HOUSE seeks to support local communities of believers in the Middle East and North Africa who have been devastated by war and persecution, encouraging and equipping them to fulfill the Great Commission.
INDIA GOSPEL LEAGUE is a church-planting organization in India that seeks to bring the Gospel to the unreached people of rural India. Over 90,000 village churches have been planted in the past 25 years. Their mission is carried out through 4 specific programs: Evangelism & Church Planting, Children's Ministries, Medical Outreach, and Rural & Economic Development.
PADER COMMUNITY CHURCH was established in 2012 after Austin Ridge felt called to expand the presence of Africal Renewal through the local church in the war-torn region of northern Uganda. What started as a church plant has now expanded to meet the needs of the community through: Christian nursery and primary school, child development program, and a mission to see churches planted and pastors equipped.
RED OAK HOPE is dedicated to bringing freedom, hope and restoration to survivors of sexual exploitation. We work to stop trafficking and exploitation on a large scale, while simultaneously providing holistic care. We have programs internationally and locally in Austin, TX.
THE WOMEN OF PADER UGANDA seeks to develop spiritual and business leaders among the women of Pader, Uganda through Micro 'small business' Loans, Mercy Ministry, Paper Bead Program and Women's Discipleship and Training.
BLESS.WORLD aims to mobilize people and resources to reach the unreached. They exist to protect vulnerable children, fight human trafficking, mobilize cross-cultural workers, advance the Gospel and supply life-sustaining resources, globally.
IGNITE believes that the resource with the greatest untapped potential in the Church today is its businesspeople. IGNITE, a ministry of BLESS, exists to connect marketplace professionals with Christian non-profit organizations who need talents and skills to assist them in fulfilling their mission while working with unreached people groups.
EAST-WEST MINISTRIES aims to multiply followers of Jesus in the spiritually darkest areas of the world. Their attention is focused on unreached and unengaged people groups and areas with limited or restricted access to the Gospel.
HOUSE OF HOPE exists to serve the Muslim community in Marseille, France. Their focus is on evangelism, discipleship, and leadership development for North Africans living in Marseille and for church leaders in North Africa.
MAKARIOS INTERNATIONAL is a faith-based ministry committed to providing the children of the Dominican Republic spiritual, physical, emotional and intellectual growth so that they have hope for a better future.
RIO BRAVO MINISTRIES is a faith-based ministry located in Reynosa, Tamalupas Mexico, directly across the border from McAllen, TX. Austin Ridge typically sends multiple trips a year to serve with Rio Bravo Ministries because of its close proximity and family-friendly serving opportunities.