Entries by Karla Coleman


Saints on Streets bring Health & Hope to Linden during COVID-19 pandemic

New Salem’s Saints on Streets (SOS) Volunteers Distribute Care Packages to Church’s Closest Neighbors New Salem Baptist Church and the Community of Caring Development Foundation, through the “Health & Hope” initiative and SOS (Saints on Streets) outreach ministry, follow the commandment to “love our neighbors” by distributing CARE packages to more than 100 households in […]

Coronavirus may accelerate income gap, experts fear

  https://www.dispatch.com/news/20200412/coronavirus-may-accelerate-income-gap-experts-fear Columbus Dispatch Sunday story: Shanell Gray, right, who lost her hotel job due to the coronavirus outbreak, tells volunteer Kerri Sullivan where to place food she was picking up at the Bread of Life Food Pantry run by New Salem Baptist Church. For Shanell, Wednesday’s was her first visit to a food pantry. […]


Doors are Open: New Salem Church Bread of Life Food Pantry Weathers the Coronavirus Pandemic Storm

Press Release   New Salem Church Bread of Life Food Pantry Weathers the Coronavirus Pandemic Storm; feeding 200+ per week Community Food Pantry restructures distribution process to keep volunteers and clients safe; relying on donations and goodwill to keep the doors open   COLUMBUS (Ohio) – The small tan house next door to New Salem […]

April 1 is Census Day: The 2020 Census is happening NOW!

The 2020 Census is happening NOW! It only takes 10 minutes and it’s the law. Census findings inform the appropriation of billions of dollars in federal funding across states and communities, which directly affects public health, housing, and early education programs. The census also determines the number of seats each state receives in the U.S. […]