Community Empowerment Research

We help churches and nonprofits
measure needs of the people they serve,
set strategies to meet those needs, and
assess the impact of their work in service, evangelism, and outreach.

Doing Well at Doing Good

Presentation Made by Professor Michael E. Porter at Willow Creek Leadership Summit, August 2007

Examples of Doing Good

Within the Congregation

To Communities in Need

  Employment opportunities

  Employment counseling

  Grief support

  Divorce support

  Financial management, support and counseling

  Family daycare and child programming

  Improving health and welfare

-  On site physicians

-  Immunization drives

-  HIV/AIDS counseling

-  Sexual violence counseling

  Support of military families

  Poverty reduction

  Donation drives for clothing, necessities

  Food banks

  Homeless shelters

  Disaster relief

-  Home building

-  Supplies

-  Monetary contributions

-  Volunteer teams

  Health Care Delivery

-  Build and operate health clinics (community and global)

-  Addiction support / recovery

-  HIV/AIDS prevention / treatment

-  Pregnancy support

  Environmental programs