Emmanuel Center Proclaiming Jesus Christ in Word and Deed
Our Mission

Our Mission

The mission of Emmanuel Center is to ransom the captive by educating and empowering at-risk youth and adults through Christian ministry so that they are elevated out of poverty and become productive citizens.

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Our Programs

Our Programs

We serve more than 2,000 people each year through programs that inspire spiritual, physical, and educational growth and touch every aspect of the lives of the members of our community.

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Our History

Our History

Our story began with five boys and a game of touch football on a strip of dry dirt and dead grass. What followed was more than an afternoon of fun - it was the start of one of the strongest inner city ministries Memphis has ever seen.

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Make a difference in a child’s life today.

Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

Volunteering is more than a good deed - it's an opportunity to have a profound impact on a child who has experienced more obstacles than prospects.

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Donate Online

Donate Online

Your donation will lead to generations of success as families learn to break out of the cycle of poverty. Give now. Make an impact for decades.

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The greatest opportunity that I have received from the Emmanuel Center has been this journey to realize my full potential and the ability to inspire myself to continue facing struggles. The Emmanuel Center will help you do it.

Torlisa Jeffrey, Former Center participant