Articles by Doug Patton

Philippians Place Leads to Success

A huge “Congratulations!” goes out to our previous client and friend!! Her hard work and determination has led her to this day! We are very proud of all that she has accomplished! We pray that…


2017 National Night Out

What an awesome turnout at National Night Out last night!! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our men and women in blue!!  We pray you learned about all that our community has…


Truck Donation to Philippians Place

🎶 God is on the move, on the move! Hallelujah!! 🎶 “Thank You!” David and Barbi for blessing us with this awesome truck!!! I can’t wait to see all that God has planned!! Thank you…


Stateside Elementary PBL Supports Philippians Place

A special thanks goes out to Kaitlyn Mills of Stateside Elementary. Kaitlyn chose Philippians Place as the recipient for the proceeds from her 5th grade Project Based Learning (PBL) experience. Kaitlyn designed, created and sold Stateside…


2017 Spring Clothes Give-Away

Spring Clothes Drive and Give-Away, A Huge Success!

The Spring Clothes Drive and Give-Away was a complete success. Philippians Place and Philips Park Ministries were able to serve 209 people with clothes, accessories, toiletries and personal care items. We are so thankful to Trinity…


Spring Clothes Drive

It’s our semi-annual clothes drive for the homeless. Philippians Place has partnered with Trinity United Methodist Church’s Phillips Park Ministry to provide much-needed clothes for the homeless community. Last fall we served over 191 people and…



Philippians Place is “Moving Up”!

Today our Executive Director signed the lease for our new (and first) office space. Now Philippians Place has an official home in downtown Jacksonville, off of New Bridge Street. Once we officially open we’ll release…


#GivingTuesday

You’ve gone through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday; now let’s make a movement for Giving Tuesday. What is it? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social…


Your Holiday Shopping Can Help The Homeless

 To all our savvy Christmas shoppers, if you shop online through Amazon; by clicking on the above image/link, Amazon will donate .5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Philippians Place. So come…