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About Us - Our History

End Time Harvest Ministries, Inc. (ETHM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 and is based in Prince George’s County, Maryland. With “Healing Communities by Healing our Youth” as its vision and charge, ETHM earned the distinguished Maryland Nonprofits Award―Standards for Excellence (SFE) Accreditation―under Reverend Gail A. Addison’s leadership, the founder and President/CEO. This award is granted to less than 1% of Prince George’s County’s nonprofit organizations. Reverend Addison’s life mission, and that of ETHM, is to advocate for at risk and underserved youth and their families. As an ordained minister and tireless community servant, Reverend Addison’s faith in God and her compassion for people fuels her tenacious pursuit of education, health, race, economic and social equity for all. As an “urban warrior”, she willingly invests her time, God-given talents, and treasures in building and empowering youth to lead and impact the health and wealth of Port Towns and other Prince George’s County (PGC) communities. Strengthening families is ETHM’s ultimate goal, and for 24 years, ETHM has equipped more than six thousand students and families with life skills by linking students’ academic performance to experiential learning and community service.

ETHM’s leader and community builder, Rev. Addison, has created many programs and initiatives that significantly impact the confidence, academic performance, and character of children and youth. ETHM’s curricula are designed to inspire young people to demonstrate their leadership skills through youth-led initiatives. 

“We’ve come this far by faith, leaning on the Lord” is what you will often hear Reverend Addison say as she shares of ETHM’s accomplishments. She attributes these to her strong faith, a fervent work ethic, her parents, grandmother, family, and to her many wonderful mentors and friends. She says, “I am privileged to be chosen by God to serve people; therefore, I am always striving for a more excellent way of “Healing Communities by Healing our Youth”. ~Reverend Gail A. Addison

Our Mission

Programs

The following Programs, designed by Reverend Gail A. Addison, Bridge the Gap of education, health, poverty, safety, and morality:

  • Port Towns Youth Council

  • Jobs-For-Youth Summer Employment Program

  • Neighbor-to-Neighbor Caregiving Initiative

  • Countywide Conflict Resolution Centers

  • Literacy Enhancement Program

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Program

  • Young Ladies of Distinction Program

  • Pathways to Career Success Program

  • Community Assets Mapping Surveys (GIS)

  • Wellness Ambassadors Leadership Program

  • FIT 4 Success Program

  • FIT 2 Be Well Program

  • Health Policy Student Councils

  • Pedestrian Safety Policy Initiatives

  • Wellness Ambassadors Environmental Health & Arts Initiatives, (i.e., Health Policy Advocacy and Connecting Storm Water Management to Health Summer Camps)

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Community Partner Support

ETHM, with the support of community partners and stakeholders (schools, churches, businesses, and governments), and under the leadership of Rev. Addison who has led a team of talented staff, youth, parents, and board members to receive numerous outstanding leadership and community builder awards such as:

  • Congressional Citations from Senator Benjamin Cardin, Senator Barbara Mikulski, and Senator Chris Van Hollen

  • Maryland Governors Citations from Parris Glendening and Martin O’Malley

  • Prince George’s County Executives Awards from Wayne K. Curry, Jack B. Johnson, and Rushern L. Baker, III

  • Prince George’s County Council

  • Maryland Nonprofits Standards for Excellence

  • Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) Capacity Building

  • Leadership Prince George’s (LPG) Class of 2016 Graduate

  • Board of Education for Prince George’s County Public Schools

  • Chesapeake Bay Trust Ellen Fraites Wagner Award

  • Robert Woods Johnson Foundation’s Faith in Action

  • Bladensburg High School

  • Elizabeth Seton Catholic High School

  • The Community Foundation in Prince George’s County

  • Community Teachers Institute

  • Washington Area Women’s Foundation

  • Kaiser Permanente Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Recognitions

  • Port Towns Community Development Corporation

  • Municipalities: Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City, Edmonston, Riverdale Park, Capital Heights

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta Sororities

  • Maryland Black Mayors Association

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Our Partners & Stakeholders

Partners are important to ETHM operations and program implementation. Business partners mentor summer interns through job placements that enable students to make informed career choices. Parents partner with their children in community activities and serves as activity chaperones.

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