Articles by Doug Patton

Kaitlyn Mills presents our Executive Director, Lenize Patton with the proceeds from her PBL project.

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…



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…


Another HUGE Blessing!

Praising God for Vi and David!! They just donated a car to us, which means one of our clients is going to get this amazing blessing!! Thank you Jesus for putting your people in the…


Our First Car Transfer!

Praising God for His provisions and blessings for making this happen!! Our client has worked hard on everything she had to do to get to this day. This is just one of the many steps…


Family Tire & Auto – Rockstars!

Our God is an Awesome God!! One of our clients has completed her program with us and has saved her money to pay all the fees associated with transferring a donated car into her name….