In memory and honor of Sidney Carson and her fight against depression, addiction and physical abuse.
Yearly recipient of numerous grants awarded by local organizations/churches etc.
2016 Restaurant Week (community vote) 1st runner up
2013- The Senate of The Legislature of Alabama highly commended SSF for its many benevolent accomplishments by Interim Resolution No.13-542
2013 Shoals Woman of the year (Founder/Executive Director)
2010 State of Alabama DIANA award
2010 local DIANA award from Zeta Chi philanthropic sorority. (DIANA-distinguished international academy for notable achievement) Zeta Chi philanthropic sorority ,the local chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Community Award
Numerous Times Daily recognition and articles
Local tv stations recognition
NO'ALA Magazine March 2017 and September 2012
*This is our 13th year distributing hundreds of bags, every single Friday, to hungry children in the Shoals area. These children would otherwise go hungry over the weekend , considering the only meals many of them receive, are the ones they eat at school!
*We serve our communities in other ways by providing: Christmas gifts, clothes, personal hygiene items, groceries, utility assistance, relocating abused women and children etc..
"Feeding" Christs love to women and children directly or indirectly effected by Depression, Addiction and Physical abuse!
Matthew 25:37-40 Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’ And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me. Galatians 6:2 Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
Proverbs 14:31 Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors him.
Proverbs 31:20 She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy.
Proverbs 19:17 Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.
James 2:14-18 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body,
what good is that? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
Proverbs 28:27 Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.
Luke 3:11 And he answered them, “Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.”
1 John 3:17-18 But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?
Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.
Deuteronomy 15:7 “If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother