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Branches, Inc., Miami, Florida

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Address: 11500 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, Florida  33168  
United States
Fax: 305-442-9726
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 1200
Number of People Being Served: 45000
EIN: 65-0716969
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Mission Statement


To serve, educate and inspire people through student, family and financial stability services in partnership with our communities.

Description


Branches was established in 1973 as the urban and social justice agency of what is now the South East District of the United Methodist Church. Up until 1999, Branches focused on grassroots organizing, advocacy and working with community members who were disadvantaged and/or experiencing social injustice. During this period, Branches focused resources in the areas of social crisis, immigration, housing, hospice care and hurricane relief, among others. Since 2000, Branches has embarked on developing and implementing programs that address the root causes of poverty and address immediate and critical needs. Today, Branches? menu of services provides a continuum of support to community members to empower them to pursue life changing opportunities.

Branches was established in 1973 as the urban and social justice agency of what is now the South East District of the United Methodist Church. Up until 1999, Branches focused on grassroots organizing, advocacy and working with community members who were disadvantaged and/or experiencing social injustice. During this period, Branches focused resources in the areas of social crisis, immigration, housing, hospice care and hurricane relief, among others. Since 2000, Branches has embarked on developing and implementing programs that address the root causes of poverty and address immediate and critical needs. Today, Branches? menu of services provides a continuum of support to community members to empower them to pursue life changing opportunities.

Mission Statement: To serve, educate and inspire people through student, family and financial stability services in partnership with our communities.

Organizational Statement of Faith


Since 1973, South Florida Urban Ministries has partnered with community-based organizations, corporations and congregations to develop ministries of compassion and justice, as the urban ministry and social justice agency of the Florida Southeast District of the United Methodist Church. We empower people to focus on their educational, financial, health and spiritual well-being.


Denominational Affiliations


Mainline Protestant, Evangelical, United Methodist Church, Methodist, Evangelical Free Church, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME), African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A.M.E. Zion), Protestant, African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.)


Local Affiliation



Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes