God's Precious People

God’s Precious People (GPP) is a Outreach Ministry founded by Lawrence G. Norman in 2008 that serves the poor & homeless. GPP is a team of individuals that have a heart to help the homeless and the poor.

We sponsor and distribute care/hygiene packages, water, clothing and Bibles throughout the streets and under the bridges and underpasses of Dallas. We collaborate and serve along side other organizations at various missions, shelters and events for the homeless.

Operating as usual

[01/05/21]   Jesus can change your heart 🙏🏾

09/20/2020

Homelessness can happen to anyone.

09/06/2020

Housing Crisis Center

HCC is a proud partner in the @unitedwaydallas Coronavirus Response & Recovery Fund efforts. Since mid-March we've continued to transition households from shelters and assisted many, many more with rent and or utility assistance. Read about the united impact in the following Forbes Magazine article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesnonprofitcouncil/2020/06/17/building-a-new-model-for-greater-change-and-impact/#5f5243416f9a #LiveUnitedNTX. Share our page, if you or someone you know needs Mortgage/rent or utility assistance.

06/06/2020

#homelesslivesmatter #stoptheviolence #blacklivesmatter #stopkillingus #justiceforgeorgefloyd

04/22/2020
themindunleashed.com 02/06/2020

Denver Nonprofit Buys Hotel, Transforms It Into 139 Mini-Apartments for the Homeless

themindunleashed.com Fusion Studios, which is now comprised of 139 “microapartments,” will serve as a crucial source of shelter and support for some of the city’s homeless.

blackbusiness.com 01/25/2020

Once Homeless, This Single Mom Now Owns Her Own Restaurant in Ohio

blackbusiness.com Brooke Coleman was once homeless, trying to make ends meet as a pregnant single mother five years ago. But she wasn't hopeless, she had a dream and she was determined to achieve it. Last year, she successfully opened her very own restaurant called Stuffed Enuff in Dayton, Ohio, and her customers hav...

12/01/2019

How poor people survive in the USA | DW Documentary

Homelessness, hunger and shame: poverty is rampant in the richest country in the world. Over 40 million people in the United States live below the poverty li...

huffpost.com 10/18/2019

Kamala Harris Teams Up With Maxine Waters On $13 Billion Plan To End Homelessness

huffpost.com The senator and congresswoman want to invest in more affordable housing ― a dire need in their home state of California.

08/03/2019

DJ’s Helping The Homeless...I want to say a special “Thank You” to DJ Ton-E-yo, DJ Rockett & both of their sons for coming out today and serving our Brothers & Sisters on the streets of Dallas! Psalms 19:17 #donatedbags #carepackages #homeless #helpthehomeless #homelessness #endhomelessness #homelessoutreach #homelesslivesmatter #homelessnothopeless #homelessnessawareness

viralnovelty.net 07/16/2019

Little Caesars hangs sign on door after catching homeless people eating scraps from dumpster

viralnovelty.net A Little Caesars restaurant in Fargo, North Dakota is capturing hearts and feeding the hungry with a new policy they posted with a sign in their window. A new idea came to General Manager, Michelle Lussier, after she noticed an ongoing problem: people were eating leftovers from the store dumpster. L...

theblackdetour.com 07/07/2019

Black-owned Dallas Restaurant reserves Mondays to serve the homeless

Blessings to Paulette & Trucker’s Cafe 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

theblackdetour.com For most restaurants Monday's are a busy day filled with a lot of customers coming in and out, but for Dallas restaurateur Paulette Johnson this is a day reserved to serve the homeless. Every Monday starting at

dailynews.com 07/02/2019

Congress’ Ending Homelessness Act gets push from LA, Long Beach, Anaheim, Santa Ana and Riverside mayors

dailynews.com The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, would direct more than $13 billion to support the work of cities on the front lines of this crisis, deliver vital services to homeless residen…

05/25/2019

Beauty Insider

This is beautiful!

This woman offers makeovers to homeless people on Skid Row.

03/25/2019

I'm not out here because this is my lifestyle, I don't have anywhere else to go - Robert

“I’m not out here because this is my lifestyle, I don’t have anywhere else to go.” ~ Robert Nearly three years ago I took a big risk and drove up to Sacramento to help empower our homeless friends after watching … Continue reading →

nextcity.org 12/22/2018

For Those Experiencing Homelessness, ‘The Bin’ Honors Their Belongings

nextcity.org In Los Angeles, a secure storage facility that gives people peace of mind as they pursue services, shelter or a job.

bbc.com 12/09/2018

Mass sleep out planned to aid homeless

bbc.com The world's biggest mass sleep out is taking place across Scottish cities on Saturday night.

laist.com 11/19/2018

9,000 Angelenos Live In Their Vehicles. This Lawsuit Challenges Cities' Authority To Impound Their Homes

laist.com For thousands of homeless people living in their cars across California, impoundment can be the tipping point into joblessness and a life on the streets.

dallasnews.com 11/18/2018

Segregation in Dallas is getting worse thanks to a legacy of government policies that must be reversed

dallasnews.com The Spanish Philosopher George Santayana once said of history that those who do not remember it are condemned to repeat it. Implicit in Santayana's...

11/03/2018

BuzzFeed FYI

“I’m homeless but I’m still a human being…”

07/15/2018

ATTN:

This city has a brilliant solution to ending homelessness.

02/17/2018

NBC DFW

The city of Fort Worth is paying homeless to clean up the city. Some make up to $10/hr plus vacation and benefits. Scott Gordon NBC5
Learn More: http://on.nbcdfw.com/DzoXfry

redeeminggod.com 09/10/2017

You might be surprised who you will meet among the homeless

redeeminggod.com One of the primary ways we can be the church in the community is by following the example of Jesus in showing love to the needy and homeless in our town.

02/25/2017

Upworthy

Food, clothing and a place to shower. This app helps get those who are homeless the basics they lack and the support they need to get off the streets.

12/12/2016

WE'RE IN NEED OF 70 BOTTLES OF LOTION - THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!

Christmas Party for Jesus – Attend, Volunteer, Donate
@ Dallas Convention Center

Saturday, December 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Convention Center, 650 S Griffin St
Dallas, TX 75202

DONATIONS For This Event Is Dedicated To Showing The Love Of Jesus To The Homeless & Under-Resourced. Not Only Will We Serve Hot Meals & Distribute Clothing And Other Gifts, But We Will Also Have Medical Assessments & Even Entertainment For The Kids. Pass The Word Along. It All Happens Saturday, December 17th From 8:00am - 3:00pm At The Convention Center In Dallas, 650 S Griffin St. Volunteers: 7:00am Opening Ceremony: 8:00am Doors Open: 8:30am

Please send us a message or a comment for a donation.
Thank you!

12/05/2016

Dear Friend,

It is that time of year again for Christmas Gift Outreach 2016 and we are personally reaching out you.

Christmas Party for Jesus – Attend, Volunteer, Give @ Dallas Convention Center
Saturday December 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Convention Center, 650 S Griffin St
Dallas, TX 75202

We also need help Friday December 16 @ 7 - 10 pm for set-up. Dinner will provided.

If you'd like to sign-up to volunteer please visit: https://www.operationcareinternational.org
or if you'd like to make a contribution or donation please respond to this post.

God Bless!

gofundme.com 08/04/2016

Click here to support Funds for Kayden's Care by Stephanie Echols

Hello Friends,
This is Kayden. He is one of our member's nephew. He and his family we recently in a terrible auto accident. Due to this accident one of his legs was amputated. Please help Kayden and his family with a financial donation if you can. Thank you & God Bless!

gofundme.com On Sunday, July 31, 2016, my sister Stephanie Echols, along with her friend and her two sons, ages 11 months and 4 yr. old was involved in an automobile accident.  Stephanie, her friend and 11 month old son sustained minor injuries. However, in the accident, her 4 yr. old son Kayden Garrett suffe...

[04/13/16]   Please join GPP at our monthly meeting this coming Saturday in Plano, TX. Please reply for details!

fox4news.com 04/12/2016

Deadline to dismantle tent city approaching

fox4news.com The May 4th deadline to dismantle what's become a massive homeless camp near downtown Dallas is coming up.

03/24/2016

Tent City Sign-Up!
Contact Shavon Moore at: [email protected]

03/24/2016

EASTER HOMELESS OUTREACH
March 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Bridge, 1818 Corsicana Street
Dallas, TX 75201

WILL YOU HELP?
Come and share God's love to our homeless friends! Volunteers are needed this Saturday, March 26th for Operation Care's Pre - Easter Outreach at the Bridge Building, 1818 Corsicana Street, Dallas, TX at 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We will give away personal care items, Bibles, Gospel Tracts, socks, bottled water, caps, and some clothing. Our homeless need your help!

03/19/2016

Dallas Tent City resident talks about the shuttering of the homeless encampment

Vince Preston, a resident of Tent City, discusses life in Dallas’ largest homeless encampment and the plan to shutter the encampment that runs along Louise A...

02/17/2016

Our monthly meetings for 2016 begin this Saturday, Feb. 20th @ 12 noon. Please contact us through this page if you would like to attend. Hope to see you!

01/10/2016

2016 Homeless Count
Thursday, January 21, 2016
8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Ready to Register? Let’s Do This Thing!

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You can't assume because someone's poor, needy or homeless that they don't know Jesus!
Reaching out to the Homeless!
GPP Choir Sings!
GPP Choir Sings!
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