Northcott Neighborhood House "Tis the Season Thanksgiving - Christmas" events are being done to bring a ray of hope to Milwaukee families. For each holiday Northcott Neighborhood House has provided 1,000 families of four with a home cooked meal including deserts in 2020 and 2021. In 2020, the first year of the pandemic, we fed we have fed 8,000 people for Thanksgiving and Christmas; and 5600 children receive toys. And in 2021 8,000 people fed and 4,000 gifts and toys given to children. For a total of people served in two years; 16,000 individuals receiving holiday meals and 9,600 children receiving Christmas gifts. It's a blessing to be a blessing and with your assistance we can reach more children and families in 2022.
In 2021 for the Tis the Season from Thanksgiving to Christmas we gave out 4,900 toys, stuffed animals, hats, gloves, coats and hygiene kits to youth from the ages of newborns to 18 years old in 2021. We are able to be a blessing because of are year round ministry of giving and great support with sponsorships, donors, volunteers and partnerships. The blessing of Northcott Neighborhood House is the we were started by three women of the United Methodist Church and for sixty-two years the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist women have made sure Northcott Neighborhood House ministry continues.
Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc. is a diverse, multipurpose educational community center, a training and employment change-maker and a provider of fresh foods to close the gap in relationship to food insecurities in Milwaukee for youth, families and seniors.
Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc. was created in 1961 and is still supported by the United Methodist Women of the United Methodist Church, the Wisconsin Annual Conference United Methodist Church and General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church.
Northcott Neighborhood House, sponsored by the Women’s Society of the Methodist Church, opened in September 1961. It is a multi-service center similar to the old Settlement House located in Milwaukee’s black community. Its goal was and continues to cultivate, coach and mentor grass roots leadership at the neighborhood level.
At Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc. we serve thousands of people each year. We provide food, education, training in housing, construction, hydroponics, agriculture, landscaping, arborvitae and demolition.
We work to empower youth, seniors and families by providing a safe place for all, in the areas of education, food insecurities, employment training, jobs, recreational, agriculture and skill-building activities year-round. We collaborate and partner to bring positive opportunities and community activities to bridge the gap. Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc. serves all people in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and we need your kind hearts,togive so we can lift the holiday stress off of familes. Unfortuately, Milwaukee is one of the top cities, ctaegorized as the worse place for Black families to live before the pandemic. We serve all people everyday, with many services, because the need is great. Here at Northcott Neighborhood House we live by our motto, building a better future and honoring our legacies; becasue its a blessing to be a blessing.