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National Outreach

Joni and Friends

Since 1999 and over ten Family Retreat camps, summertime is funny business. What began as an MC for the Talent Show night and resident cheerleader has grown to “Clown Coordinator” and manager of hundreds of costumes, hats, wigs, noses and a wide-array of face paint. Our involvement with the ministry expanded in 2008 to include participation in the Warrior Retreat, serving wounded soldiers from the Brooke Army Medical Base in San Antonio, Texas and their families. The ministry provided funds to give all the children an opportunity to go on a horse back trail ride! Through the international program of Wheels to the World, we have helped deliver over 1000 wheelchairs in Romania, Bosnia, Cuba, Bolivia, China and Ghana.

Funny Faces Affiliate Office

In 2006 under the direction of Janell Caldwell, our first division office was opened. We underwrite a small portion of the operating costs serving the communities of Weatherford, Grandbury and San Angelo. Financial assistance is used to build up the resources of the office as well as enable purchasing of supplies and equipment needed throughout the year. Along with participating in Family Retreat Camps since 2003, in 2005, Janell traveled to Latvia and held "clown school" during Summer Camp for orphans in the region. She also trained local missionaries in techniques of evangelizing using clown ministry.

Value a Life

Director and Founder Kimla Utt, has a passion for abandoned and neglected children in the community. The ministry focuses on outreach to the refugee community with service and support for a Somali family, as well as being an advocate in the school and social welfare system, for a family with little English capabilities to navigate the complexities. Sunshine After Rain Ministries is pleased to be a part in reaching out through Value A Life and the passionate and committed effort of visionary Kimla Utt, to "value a life – one child at a time."

Dream Resale Store

In 2006, Adventure and Victory Ministries began with a vision to open a thrift store to serve disenfranchised and marginalized women of the inner city. Sunshine After Rain Ministries, provided a one-time seed gift to help bring this endeavor to reality.

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