We are so grateful to have these chromebooks for our children to use and learn from. But with any blessing comes responsibility and keeping our kids safe while they are online is of the utmost importance to us.
Before a child is ever issued a chromebook to use at HLWM, they will be required to sit in on a “safety class” at the beginning of each year. During the class, students will be taught age-appropriately the different things they can and should not do while on the internet.
Each child will learn in varying degrees the dangers that lurk on the internet. Continue reading
Badin Seniors came out this year and painted one of our offices. While this thank you is past due, it is still heartfelt. Aidan Saylor, Grace Meehan, Issy Helton, Lindsie Ohl, Jasmine McSwain – all of you are are our angels. Continue reading
We have been blessed with our Student Volunteers from Badin High School this year. They have been a big help in assisting us around our facility and are always ready to take on new tasks as needed. Last week one of our volunteers – Sean Hanavans, touched our hearts when he Continue reading
We are thrilled to announce some new opportunities for our children and youth here at HLWM! We received Chromebooks via the City of Hamilton and we were also fortunate to have a friend of our Ministry upgrade the internet in the building to accommodate the new Chromebooks. Funding from U.S. Bank allows for year round technical support that will benefit our children. This has enabled to bring on Nanette Parks.
TREO Realtors is partnering with Hamilton Living Water Ministry, Inc. (HLWM) with a Coat Drive to help children at risk in Hamilton’s inner city. HLWM, a non-profit organization, provides a number of services to its community including:
- After school programs
- Enrichment and Prevention Programs
- Summer Programs
- Neighborhood Services
Our Teen Program continues to grow and were outgrowing their space. With the help of the Hamilton Community Foundation, we were able to reconstruct the former front office into our new Teen Room.
Thank you to our generous funders, churches, individuals, staff and many volunteers we have partnered with them to serve many children and families in our community. Here are a few of our accomplishments…
During 2015-2016, over 380 children and youth, grades K-12, attended our after-school and summer programs. During these programs, over 9,000 books were read, 63% of our children improved their literacy skills, 84% were promoted to the next grade level and 90% participated in our enrichment activities.
We are so blessed to have received grant funding from the Ohio River Valley District of the United Methodist Church and individual donors which enabled us to purchase this new freezer and refrigerator!