Community Partners and Stakeholders Testimonials
Rev. Addison and her team have consistently put funding and programming to words and ideas in support of students in the Port Towns Communities and Prince George’s County. End Time Harvest Ministries’ (ETHM) commitment to developing the whole person by building educational, social, moral and economic life skills has made a deep impact on hundreds of youth. By encouraging young people to take a leadership role in their own communities, ETHM is preparing them for a healthy and economically secure future.Brooke Kidd
I’m really a firm believer that the youth need to be at the table as we have these conversations about what we want our community to be. They need to hear us, and we need to be open to listen to hear what they have to say. End Time Harvest Ministries and all the associated programs, the mission has always been to bring the youth and their families to the table and to really engage with them. Whether it be the summer youth program or the wellness program, to always make the youth, our young people, an integral part of what we are doing.
Our youth have to be at the table in all of this work – they have to be there to hear us, and we have to be open to hear what they need. End Time Harvest Ministries (ETHM) has been that long term, dependable organization in the community that has provided our youth with opportunities and options that have molded them into these amazing human beings who are ready to become leaders as they leave our community or stay in our community.Denise Hamler
Working to help our children grow to be successful adults is the essence of End Time Harvest Ministries’ mission. This work is vital in the Port Towns community to build strong, vibrant, educated, and connected citizens for a sustainable future. AWS is proud to partner with ETHM and support the mission and work of Reverend Addison.Jim Foster
End Time Harvest Ministries is a jewel in Prince George’s County, especially in Port Towns communities where youth become engaged leaders, ready for college and careers, cognizant of environmental and legislative issues, and knowledgeable about healthy lifestyles as a result of their affiliation with ETHM. Not only are the participating youth and their families positively impacted, but generations to come will benefit.Kim Rhim
“We’ve partnered with the Port Towns Summer Job Program for six years. We’ve been really impressed with the program and we love doing it. This program is so important because it gives kids a glimpse of many different work places and it helps them start to see themselves as independent young adults.”Ruthie Mundell
Our community partnership with End Time Harvest Ministries has supported our goal of social value creation in Prince George’s County. Reverend Addison and her teams unrelenting commitment to the community and its young people through the Youth Wellness Leadership Program, has provided us a gateway to provide a hands-on education and understanding of the importance of stormwater management; what it is, why it’s important and how individual actions can support positive improvements that affect our waterways.Keisha Brown
ETHM is the premier youth development agency in Prince George’s County. Under the extraordinary leadership of Rev. Gail Addison, ETHM has taken its youth leadership and development to new heights. Through extensive mentoring and support, ETHM youth from the Port Towns are showing the country how to grow the next generation of visionary leadership.Nancy Meyer
End Time Harvest Ministries is a nationally recognized program that has helped thousands of youth and is part of the identity of the Port Towns and Prince Georges County as one of the premiere youth programs all over the state and in the country.
End Time Harvest Ministries is going to play a critical role of helping students get into the job market faster than other generations have had to.
We need more End Time Harvest Ministries and we need more Port Towns Youth Councils. It is there where you get a sense of identity, a sense of purpose, a sense of civic connection. All that is nurtured.David Harrington
The Town of Edmonston’s partnership with End Time Harvest Ministries has been invaluable. The students that have worked with our staff have learned about the Town’s dedication to sustaining our environment. Some of the tasks the students have been involved with include inventorying our stormwater drain system, planting trees and scrubs in our many rain gardens, serving as counselors for our summer environmental camp. The students learn life lessons that help them have successful high school careers. Their dedication to participating in End Time Harvest Ministries program gives them the foundation to lead positive, healthy lives dedicated to protecting our environment.
Our youth have to be at the table in all of this work – they have to be there to hear us, and we have to be open to hear what they need. End Time Harvest Ministries (ETHM) has been that long term, dependable organization in the community that has provided our youth with opportunities and options that have molded them into these amazing human beings who are ready to become leaders as they leave our community or stay in our community.
Program Participants and Alumni Testimonials
This program has impacted my family because now when we go shopping, I notice how my mother buys more fruits and vegetables. She has also started to exercise more.Cianna Foster
I am able to teach my family how to eat healthier.Howard Coles
My family knows more about HEAL and storm water management to improve their lives.James Halstead
“ETHM is the reason I am in college today! From 9th grade to college, I have been rooted in high standards, treated as unique and special, and exposed to people and experiences. I never dreamed that I could receive the treasure chest of love and support as I have from ETHM. Rev. Addison and her staff not only prepared me for college; they prepared me for excellence.”Roberto Sanchez Perez
The PTYC means being a leader. It’s helped me become a better person through community outreach experiences. I think it’s always good to be able to go out into the community and help those who are in need. I know a lot of people through our PTYC outreach whose lives we touched over the years.Natalia Muniz
This program changed my family because now they eat healthy foods such as lean meats only and exercise more.Torazz Richardson