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Big Creek Missions

Sharing Hope in Appalachia

Bear Branch, KY   |  http://www.bigcreekmissions.com

Mission

BIG CREEK MISSIONS IS A CHRISTIAN MINISTRY CENTER IN BEAR BRANCH, KENTUCKY THAT WORKS TO CONNECT CHURCHES AND VOLUNTEER GROUPS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITH NEEDS THAT EXIST IN THE LESLIE, CLAY AND PERRY COUNTY AREAS. OUR PRIMARY TASK IS TO LOCATE MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHURCHES WHO TRAVEL TO OUR AREA, IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING ACCOMODATIONS FOR THOSE GROUPS. BY CONNECTING THESE CHURCHES WITH NEEDS, WE ARE ABLE TO REACH OUT TO OUR COMMUNITY IN SEVERAL WAYS. WE OFFER: FREE HOME REPAIRS (MAJOR AND MINOR PROJECTS); COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (PROVIDING VOLUNTEERS AND GOODS FOR MULTIPLE MINISTRIS); CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS (TUTORING, DAYCAMPS, CLOTHING, HYGIENE KITS); FOOD DISTRIBUTION; AND TEEN OUTREACH. OUR SERVICES ARE OFFERED WITHOUT REGARD TO THE PERSON'S RACE, RELIGION OR SOCIAL STANDING. BY PROVIDING THESE SERVICES, AND CONNECTING CHURCHES WITH NEEDS HERE IN OUR COMMUNITY, WE HOPE TO NURTURE POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS THAT WILL CONTINUE TO BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY HERE AT BIG CREEK, IN ADDITION TO PR

Ruling year info

2008

Principal Officer

Kevin Rogers

Main address

PO Box 211

Bear Branch, KY 41714 USA

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EIN

26-1312622

NTEE code info

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Home Repair Ministry

Our Home repair ministry seeks to improve the quality of life for residents in our service areas of Leslie, Clay, and Perry Counties in Kentucky. .
Homes that receive the highest priority for repairs are:

Homes with elderly, disabled, or children
Homes with accessibility issues
Homes with dangerous living conditions

Repairs of all types are offered on homes, and are performed by volunteers. Repairs are offered free of charge

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
At-risk youth
Veterans
Widows and widowers
Unemployed people

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Big Creek Missions

Board of directors
as of 02/08/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kevin Rogers

Big Creek Missions

Term: 2016 -

Russell Drummer

Angela Cupp

Mollie Sizemore

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/21/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 02/08/2024

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Data
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.