Oakland Baptist Church
Friday, March 23, 2018
Growing a Loving Church

Where Have Donations Gone?




Below is a partial from recent years:

We are honored to help support the following regularly:


Beds for Kids                             


Bethany Christian Services


Byrd Elementary


Goochland Clothes Closet


Goochland Elementary


Goshen Baptist Association – RuraLove


Jouett Elementary                     


Louisa Resource Council      


Louisa Santa Council 


Louisa Sherriff’s Office


Randolph Elementary 



We have also purchased new underwear & socks for Jouett Elementary, Byrd Elementary, Randolph Elementary, & Goochland Elementary Schools to be kept in the clinics for accidents.




·       We have purchased new swings for the playground at Oakland


·       The nursery & preschool area has been redecorated


·       New mulch purchased for the playground at Oakland


·       New high chairs and booster seats for the fellowship hall


·       New rocking chair & cribs for the nursery


·       Baby changing stations in the bathrooms


·       Donated new crib to RuraLove


·       Donated mattresses, cradle, and bedding items to Beds 4 Kids


·       New puzzles & toys for the nursery and preschool areas


·       New outdoor games for our youth basketballs, badminton / Volleyball


·       Purchase new equipment for the sale; new clothing & shoe racks, new scanners, new monitors, & new signage.


·       Donated old shoe racks to Goshen Baptist Association – RuraLove


·       Donated clothing to Thomas Jefferson Elementary school for earthquake affected families.


O  Over 50 individual children in our community have “shopped” through the donated clothing & items. 


·       We have purchased stuffed animal making kits for a ministry team in South Dakota. They used these items during a mission trip to the Cannonball Indian Reservation.


·        Learning Resources for the Youth Classroom, College & Career Classroom, and the Children's Sunday School.


·        T-shirts for all youth going on annual summer mission trips.


·        Financial support for Gheorge Rudi who is an Indigenous Missionary in Moldova for a Children’s Ministry.


      13 children received clothing from Fall 2013 sale


          We also purchased, gloves, socks, underwear, boots & shoes for 2 children.


    Richmond Church Children (These are a regular that we help  with church shoes & clothes)


          2 families were our Special Shoppers after the Santa Breakfast


     Purchased a winter coat for 1 child at GES


    Spent $185.25 of the proceeds to help fill the Shoe Boxes for Operation Christmas Child that was coordinated by the WOM.

     Made a monetary donation to the Ruth School in Romania. For more information on the Ruth Project, visit their website: http://project-ruth.org/